Holy Saturday. Situation same. 31st Inf not yet committed by Il Corps, 57th Inf PS moving from I to support Il Corps. Front of Subsector D pushed back to original reserve line. Estimate 120 pieces of solid Nip artillery in front of Il Corps. 73 mm artillery on barges in Manila Bay softening our right flank from the water. General Wainwright and Tom Dooley conferred with General King today at I Corps headquarters, 1700 hours. Lines are completely broken in front of Sector D. Some enemy on Mount Samat. It we lose our OP on Mt. Samat we are finished.
Achille C. Tisdelle
(March 17, 1909 -- April 30, 1986) , Major, U.S.A., 26th Cavalry, Philippine Scouts. Aide-de-Camp to Gen. Edward P. King on Bataan. P.O.W. in Japan, 1943-45.All Posts