11th day, Jan. 7, 1945

We have done a good day’s job. Col. Abcede came to see us this morning. He impressed me favorably on first sight. He looked modest & humble. He is an understanding fellow. He does not have the arrogance & the condescending air of Peralta. He is charming with his officers, but the latter have a..

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8th day, Jan. 4, 1945

Maj. Ben Hollero, DQM of 9th MD is here today with Capt. Nolan. They are rabid anti-puppets and pro-statehood elements. Maj. Hollero is a great fellow. I found PA officers here respectable, dignified and intelligent. They are broad minded and strongly condemn abuses of soldiers. They heard unfavorable information about the PA in Panay. E.J...

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