November 17, 1944

Nov. 17th What I have expected has come to pass – our camp reserves of rice are exhausted. And starting tomorrow we will receive only 225 grams of cereal daily – nothing else – This is equal to about 950 calories – 1/3 of what we need – The children will have some milk and..

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November 17, 1944

Minutes, with the Commandant, November 14: Mr. Yamato also present, but Miss McKim interpreting. "The Command asked us to proceed with the matters we had for discussion. First, we asked whether he had approved of the trip which we requested for two patients and two doctors to town hospital for X-rays. He said, 'Yes, they..

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November 17, 1944

Last night while we were eating supper at 6:00 p.m., a volley of bullets started flying. We all jumped up from the table and ran downstairs to the shelter. The shooting continued for a while, and then all was quiet, but one never knows when it will start again. After the shooting, John looked out..

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November 17, 1944

How desperately we wanted to believe the Luzon landings! How closely we watched the actions of the Nips in here, in the hopes that they'd give themselves away. Two deaths today. One of them was Mr. Greenshoes, and because Mrs. Greenshoes had lost her devoted husband and slave, she was removed to the hospital.

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November 17, 1944

1:25 p.m. On my way to my office, I met Major Sato who was introduced to me by Mr. Pio Duran at the first parley of the League of Patriotic Filipinos, He was asking me to go with him to the headquarters of the league (MAKAPILI), but I could not go because of my appointment with..

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November 17, 1944

Attached three officers this morning and moved them into officers quarters. Major Raymond McKinley Williams, MC, who has been assisting in the Attending Surgeon's office and will continue there. Major Edw. R. Wernitznig and Major Clinton Maupin, MC, are to be Asst Provost Marshalls. Had a conference with Captain Nogi and reported immediate need for 6..

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November 17, 1944

Sirens sounded twice today, first at about 11 a.m. indicating "stand-by" and then at 12 noon giving "All-Clear" signal. Saw no planes except three Jap fighters rhat flew very low over a house at Taft Avenue. People are disappointed. After heavy raids on Tuesday and Wednesday, they expected to hear of landings in Luzon. Apparently..

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