Dec. 31, 1944

The committee on housing met and thrashed out a plan and map, but when it was posted with locations and a key diagram, there was a furor and whole sections sat down and refused to move. All places seem equal to me, alike as two peas, but the usual barnacle attachment has begun and people..

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4th day, December 31,1944

Early this morning, we are in front of Pt. Siaton. We just eat bananas for breakfast, I drink coconut water & eat its meat for my morning meal. We have no drinking nor cooking water. We have been trying to land somewhere behind the point but unsuccessfully, the water along the beach has a rough..

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December 30, 1944

Started the day with rice lugao, but had an extra. Very weak coffee, sin leche, sin azucar. Small cup of vegetable soup. Of course there was no meat in it. Tonight we are to have mashed camotes with gravy. No rice. We'll see. They were very bitter but put them down.

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