January 18, 1943

Shoreham Hotel. Morning at Elizalde's office, discussing with him, Ugarte and Zafra preparation of our official report on the recent international conference at Mont Tremblant. Also talk with Elizalde on the subject of Bernstein--he was very much upset because they already had a budget for that office of $150,000--and no Filipinos were on the staff,..

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March 19, 1942 – Thursday

We arrived at Oroquieta, Misamis at 6:30 a.m. and were docked by 7 a.m. The people of the town thinking we were Japanese ran into the interior, and did not return until they saw the American flag. The Vice-President, Major Cruz and I had breakfast in an Army Officer’s house and then proceeded to Jimenez..

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January 8, 1942

Corregidor Malinta Tunnel I don't like this place. Yes, it's safer and bombproof but the air is damp and stuffy. Give me the cool mountain breezes and the starlit skies of Bataan anytime. The general has been relieved of his command. He has been assigned to a more important, delicate and interesting job. He will..

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