November 25, 1944

Announcement of marriage of Kaye and Charlie on Thanksgiving Day is posted on the Bulletin Board, It is to be in church, by invitation only. It is the logical outcome to a camp romance though there are many pros and cons and ideas as usual. Jerry says we just knocked the pants off the enemy..

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November 25, 1944

Nov. 25th Air-raid siren at 7:30 – Bombing has started. At 4:00 PM the air raid alarm is still on – The bombing has been sporadic – The bombs somewhat heavier – Grace Park, The Port Area, and the railroad [172] lines & roadways leading [sic]28 of the City to the Northwest were strafed &..

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November 25, 1944

Distressingly tired and ill again, and though I tried to conceal it from Catesy, I knew that he knew. Knowing that he was worried about my eating only increased my nervousness as I tried to swallow the rice mush. If I could only stay in bed to get some strength, but nurses and doctors were..

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November 25, 1944

5:05 p.m. Went to Director General Yoshida's apartment where I had the pleasure of meeting very encouraging men like ___________________ Nakashima, director of the New Philippine Cultural Institute, Mr. Uno of the PIAM, Mr, Togo of the Army and a Mr. __________________ of the Navy. I took up with Director General Yoshida the question of appointment..

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Nov. 25, 1944

Arrived Philippine Islands. Guarding Leyte Gulf in company with: NEW MEXICO (BB 40) COLORADO (BB 45) MARYLAND (BB 464) WEST VIRGINIA (BB 48) CTG 77.2 MINNEAPOLIS (CA 36) SToeEOUIS (EL ay) COLUMBIA (CL 56) MONTPELIER (CL 57) DENVER (CL 58) CONY (DD 508) WALLER (DD 4646) EATON (DD 510) PRINGLE (DD 477) MUSTIN (DD 413)..

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Nov. 25, 1944

As we crowded the windows we could see our dive bombers slide down without any Jap resistance except maybe a few ack-ack and machine gun bursts; no Jap planes, they were all hiding out somewhere in the brush. Our planes would fly low almost to and then bank and show the big white star, my..

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