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April 13, 1942

Personal Diary here in our Prisoners Camp, Camp O’Donnell, Tarlac.

At 5:00 p.m. we arrive here in O’Donnell camp all walking from Capaz [Capas], Tarlac,, where we were brought by train from San Fernando. Pampanga. We were assembled and inspected. All Army weapons were taken away from us. At dark Captain Sayanosi, C.C. of this camp speak before us promising our early release if we behave with, and the friendly relations of Japan and the Philippines & the freedom of the latter. After him, Gen. Francisco also spoke before us about the rates and regulations of this camp , stressing on the the point that whoever attempt to escape will be shot to death. It was about 8:00 p.m. when they brought us to our barracks. I sleep well tonight feeling very tired, but happy because I know I am now safe.