November 13, 1944

Today was quiet with the exception of four Japanese planes flying over us. Coné and Meñing are reinforcing the downstairs area with heavy planks and filling in the space between with dirt. The food problem is getting worse, and what is available is so expensive that one cannot buy very much. Dolly and Junior are..

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November 13, 1944

The mountains are beautiful Nature quickly covers all ravage of the storm. Yellow green terraces nestle in blue canyons. The sun pours down. Trinidad and other gardens are washed out and nothing coming in. Only ten minutes of visiting hour was left when Jerry came down so tired that he couldn't connect his thoughts or..

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November 13, 1944

Our bombers raided the Bay area, and what a shellacking they gave the Nips! They came wave after wave and, like marionettes, they executed their work with precision and order. Against the snow-white clouds and the dazzling blue of the sky, our bombers looked like streaks of silver cavorting in the heavens. Enemy aircraft fired..

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November 13, 1944

Nov. 13th The heaviest raid yet – wave after wave all day – This afternoon 13 torpedo planes flew over the camp at 300 feet headed for the bay – Explosions & fires all over Manila – Although the sun is shining, the City is dark – Smoke in the clouds pouring from the Port..

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November 13, 1944

Shakedown of entire compound immediately after AM tenko and small amount of rice obtained in various Bldgs. A. R. at about 8:00 AM which continued until about 7:30 PM when we went on alert. We were able to serve the afternoon about 4:30. I was called out around noon by Mr. Kuboda who wished a..

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13 November 1944

Quiet during the day. Two very large Jap torpedoes were brought aboard this afternoon for inspection. Had been found unexploded on the beach. They were 29'6" long X 24" dia. Were later transferred for shipment to Washington, DC. GQ at 2310 -- secured at 0018, then again at 0030 securing at 0130.

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