Had only two air raids last night (11 p.m. & 4 a.m). A heavy day in the office. The eighth Army has disembarked and the streets were all jammed with trucks and jeeps etc. Three air raids during the day and one tonight so far.
Basilio J. Valdes
Basilio J. Valdes, M.D. (July 10, 1892 –January 26, 1970), soldier, doctor, cabinet member, businessman. Chief of Staff, Philippine Army, 1939-1945; Secretary of National Defense in the Quezon and Osmeña War Cabinets, 1941-45. Professor of Surgery at the University of Santo Tomas (UST), Medical Director of Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, 1948-1970.All Posts