October 16, 1972

1:00 AM Oct. 17th Oct. 16, 1972 Monday Malacañan Palace Manila Worked on the establishment of new settlements for the squatters who will be displaced upon the destruction of their houses. And the proclamation transferring ownership of the rice and corn lands to the tenants paying 25% of the average yield for 15 years --this..

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June 25, 1945 Monday

It is reported in the newspapers that prices in Manila are very high. Meat costs ₱8.00 per kilo; fish ₱4.00, etc. It is also reported that more than one million people live in Manila. They must be suffering very much. I am worried about my family. The immediate cause of course is the operation of..

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26 Feb. 1945

[Admiral Iwabuchi told his men, after three days of US bombardment:] “If we run out of bullets we will use grenades; if we run out of grenades, we will cut down the enemy with swords; if we break our swords, we will kill them by sinking our teeth deep in their throats.” [Later, Admiral Iwabuchi..

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