19th June 1945

A Filipino and an Indonesian working for the Japanese board of information have been living for some time in a house furnished to them by the Japanese government. They have naturally made some friends among the Japanese, girls and these have often visited them for dinner and a little behind-drawn-curtains dancing. Apparently the police did..

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16th February 1945

An early alarm routed us out of bed. There were no planes overhead but the Japanese radio said that an American task force was attacking the Tokyo area, warning that the American shipboard planes were almost impossible to distinguish from Japanese fighters. I was anxious, for more news, and so I dressed quickly and hurried..

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9th February 1945

The Japanese are blaming the Americans for the destruction of Manila. A Domei dispatch carried by the Mainichi today quotes the spokesman of the Japanese forces in the Philippines as follows: "With a view to saving the traditional cultural establishments of Manila from the havoc of fire and to prevent innocent inhabitants from suffering untold..

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November 1, 1942

The news was confirmed regarding the sale, by order from Tokyo, of the TVT and Roces Publications to the Manila Simbunsya, a subsidiary of the Osaka Mainichi. According to an official announcement from Tokyo, the imperial army has assigned the publication of dailies and magazines in occupied areas to leading publishing houses in Japan. The..

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