September 26, 1944

Big posters were displayed in various parts of the city, depicting the barbarism of the American bombers, inciting the people to air their indignation and to rise in unison to fight for their independence and national integrity. Instead the people are feeling not indignation but joy. During and after the raids, they are not angry..

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September 22, 1944

Didn't know we still had baloney these days until I read the Tribune. It was crying out loud about Filipinos being angry due to the inhuman acts of American aviators. More baloney: Laurel declares the Philippines under martial law. The problem with our puppet president is that he doesn't leave his room in Malacañang. If..

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September 22, 1944

Yesterday, the sky was filled with dark clouds. Today the horizon is even darker and gloomier. We had a reveille, and although the enemy came behind the thick clouds, the siren operators were not as sleepy as they were yesterday. At 7:15, the whining signal shook everybody out of bed. In fifteen minutes, the infernal..

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August 25, 1942

The Japanese are raking in more and more wealth, and the poor Chinese, next to the nationals of enemy countries, are the major victims. They are gradually being dispossessed of their holdings. Aside from taking over their stores and warehouses, the Japanese are requiring them to make "voluntary contibutions" of some ₱20,000,000.00. The individual amounts..

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Sunday, April 30th, 1899

Manila, Luzon Island – Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo Rain last night; cloudy & comparatively cool today. Read Leviticus & part of a psalm this morning; prayed to my precious Lord, then cooked breakfast. After eating thereof and washing dishes, looked up some songs & a bible lesson, by..

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