April 25th, 1946

Early today rec’d April 8th number of “Time.” While going down to breakfast heard that Stahmer had been put in solitary confinement. Seen him later at his usual seat at table, however, but by morning exercise time he was gone supposedly taken out to be sent to Germany either to testify in the Nuremberg trials or..

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August 28, 1945

Walk for one hour AM and PM with Tom Sawyer, Ferris and Anse. Storm seems definitely over. B 29 flew over 3 PM. We were paid ¥ 95.50. Security watch discontinued. #17 [sic] grapes and pears ¥ 2.80. Squid, hash and sake (!) for supper. Now receiving about 3,000 calories per day. Up to now..

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July 21, 1944 (Friday)

Went shopping at the Imperial Hotel and bought books at Kyōbunkan: Japan Year Book, 1943-1944, History of Japanese Education and Kanji Dictionary. Presented to Ambassador Vargas our petition for a loan of Y500 each. Hope he acts favorably.

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June 25, 1944 (Sunday)

Mass, confession and communion at St. Sofia’s Church. Banquet by Catholic Ladies League of Japan. After mass at Kanda Church, there was a sumptuous banquet given at the “Seiyōken” at Ueno Park attended by Charge d’Affaires Lavides, the Embassy staff and the pensionados. The affair was put on by the Catholic Ladies League on the..

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