About the author: Achille Carlisle Tisdelle Jr. (March 17, 1909 — April 30, 1986) , Major, U.S.A., 26th Cavalry Philippine Scouts. Aide-de-Camp to Gen. Edward P. King on Bataan. P.O.W. in Japan, 1943-45.
About the diary: Originally published by Lewis Morton as “Bataan Diary of Major Achille C. Tisdelle”, Military Affairs Vol.11, No.3 (Autumn, 1947), pp.130-148.