July 2, 1942

Mr. Nakashima, Assistant Supervisor-de-Facto, has taken charge of the purchasing of spare parts. Naric needs a two-year supply, at least. Honesty is essential in this task. Mr. Fukada reported that the Army is ready with soldiers for Nueva Viscaya purchases. Next move depends on the Naric, he stated. The body of a Japanese soldier was..

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June 8, 1942

Mr. Fukada, Supervisor-de-Facto, has decided to adopt the Kobatake plan for Bulacan. I agreed too but I placed on the record the following objections: First, that Mayors will likely delegate the work of purchasing to subordinate employees. This will cause: (a) purchase of inferior quality of palay and (b) purchase of underweight bags. Second, there..

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May 4, 1942

Mr. Fukada thinks I should organize a group to visit wounded Japanese soldiers in the various Army hospitals in the city. He said: “If you help Japanese soldiers, the High Command may permit you to also help Filipino soldiers.” Told this to my wife. She will refer the matter to Mrs. Vargas. Mr. Isagii, assistant..

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January 10, 1942

Meeting from 5 p.m. till late in the evening with the Industrial Committee of the Japanese Army. The members of the Committee are Mr. Abe of Ohta Development, S. Fukada of Mitsui, and S. Tamura of Nippon Bazar. Yoshio Noya acted as interpreter. The gathering of the harvest was discussed. The Japanese are for regimenting..

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