October 30, 1944

(Note: in the book this entry i dated October 20," but its location between October 27 and October 31 strongly suggests a tyopgraphical error in the published version. It has been dated October 30, accordingly, here.) Dolly’s condition is about the same. She cannot tolerate any food or water in her stomach. Coné is giving..

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October 30, 1944

Camp gave us French fried camotes and gravy, then Jerry and the kids came down with luscious fried rice, still hot in the pan, sliced Spam on fresh green lettuce on a chromium plate, for my birthday. Afterward we had scrumptious ice cream made by Peg and covered with a spoonful of Emergency chocolate, melted..

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10-30-44

Remains of WATT taken to Manila by the Japanese for interment in Del Norte Cemetery, Bilibid Chaplain accompanied deceased. The U.S. Navy medical staff was this date relieved of all duties by the Japanese and assigned to outgoing draft group, scheduled to depart momentarily for Japan, The below named enlisted medical personnel of the medical..

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30 October 1944

The barometer dropped drastically and the wind rose to 71 knots. Quite an experience for I was on watch (12AM - 4AM) when it came up and what a time we had. Some ships broke from their anchorages and drifted about the bay. With the congestion of the bay, this was bad. Thanks to the..

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October 29, 1944

The press proclaimed in bold lines: "American Bombing in Leyte Ceases". "In the face of a terrific Japanese attack, the American fleet had abandoned the landing troops which are facing complete annihilation. American forces in the Pacific have been completely destroyed and Manila is going to be spared attacks for a long time." I was..

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