October 27, 1944

The last three days have been quiet. American planes have passed overhead and sometimes Japanese planes. But there have been no raids. Dolly has been quite ill with inflammation of the gall bladder. She is somewhat better today. Jr. is still in bed with the flu – he, too, is feeling better. It would be..

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10-27-44

Air alert sounded at 0810. MOORE, James G., Private first Class,  U.S. Army, ASN: 6700930, died at 0005 this date. Cause of death: Dysentery, amebic. Remains taken to Manila for interment in Del Norte Cemetery by the  Japanese. Bilibid Chaplain accompanied remains. Air alert secured at 1655.

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October 27, 1944

There is fish today, pork tonight, and camote tops! Meals have improved the last fortnight. 100 eggs came in and are to be used for general diet, scrambled in fried rice tomorrow. Jerry says Yamato talks to him by the hour at the tool shed and is obsessed with food. He has beriberi and perhaps..

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27 October 1944

One air attack early in morning - rest of day quite. Air attack in evening and General Quarters ALL night. Jap bomber hit beach in flames. Took aboard 80 survivors from small Escort Carrier sunk in battle of the 26th. Two Jap BBs, one CL and 3 DDs sunk trying to enter Leyte Gulf.

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27 October 1944

GQ at 0500. The other force was being attacked. We could see the AA fire from here. We were left alone. Secured at 0800. Up until 1300 we have had little rest. No air attack. GQ set again at 1400. One Jap Val went down. At night another Jap plane was hit. She made a..

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