December 19, 1942

This morning we had a bad fright, and remained most of the morning in the shelter. Yesterday morning, about 3:00 a.m. the Japanese entered the town of Barotac Nuevo and by daybreak the planes began bombing the surrounding barrios and the sugar central, as well as the main roads. We could see all this very..

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November 17, 1942

Last night we were awakened at about 12:30 a.m. by the arrival of Dolly and Estrella’s children. They had to leave Estrella’s house by the road in a hurry. A soldier had come to notify them that the Japanese had broken through the Army lines in Barotac and two large ships have been sighted off..

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