About the author: Roscoe Elias Lautzenhiser (April 29, 1892 — January 30, 1980) American educator; father of Elizabeth Lautzenhiser. Onetime Superintendent of Schools in the Mountain Province; then principal of Iloilo High School; at the outbreak of the war, was principal of H.A. Bordner School in Manila.
About the diary: Irvine, Liz Lautzenhiser. and Hammack, Debbie Irvine, “Surviving the rising sun : [my family’s years in a Japanese POW camp].
His diary entries in The Philippine Diary Project are from August 15, to November 25, 1945.