January 13, 1945

Thin mush and hot water for breakfast and thinner soup for lunch. For supper, a stew made of corn meal, a few kidney beans, camotes (also few), coco lard. Not so bad. But anything tastes good right now. Twenty four B-24's came over this morning 10:00 a.m. and from what we could see, they plastered..

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January 11, 1945

Rice flour much and hot water for breakfast. I bummed a piece of ginger and made ginger tea and put some cinnamon in it (also bummed). It wasn't bad. Thin soup for lunch. but, never mind -- the end is near. A flock of B-24's came over this morning and plastered what appears to be..

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January 10, 1945

Thin mush, coco milk, and tea for breakfast. I'll say this -- the tea tasted more like tea than the coffee resembled coffee. Here is a case of violence that happened yesterday afternoon. A colored man by the name of Huff who seems to be somewhat "valiente" got some beef bones from the Japs and..

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January 9, 1945

Mush, coco-milk, and coffee, so called for breakfast. Forty seven of our B-24's came over this morning. They done their bombing and as far as we know, none of them was hit. So glad. Earlier in the morning our dive bombers were operating over near Caloocan. I believe the R.R. shops. Another bunch did some..

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January 7, 1945

Sunday started out fine. Bombing started early this morning with dive bombers. They shook up Grace Park and what appeared to be along the river in San Francisco del Monte. The real fun started later when the four motored bombers came over. They sowed small demolition bombs over that area like scattering seeds. Never saw..

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January 6, 1945

Air raid alarm at 7:45 a.m. Eight planes bombed and strafed Nichol's, Neilson, and Zablan; later a whole bunch of dive bombers worked on them again including Grace Park. Two flights of B-24's came over during the morning -- no bombing close by -- probably farther south. Plenty of raids throughout the day. Our boys..

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January 3, 1945

Coconut milk, weak coffee and weaker rice mush. Mostly water. Weighed myself this morning. Weighed 119 lb. When I was in the Gym, I held at 170 lb. and now, the extreme low. Oh well, it won't be long now. Had soy bean soup for lunch. Not very much but it was hot. for supper,..

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November 27, 1944

Unable to write during last few days because of my malaria. I didn't feel like doing anything. Felt like the old days in Bataan and the long, horrible months in the concentration camp. Raids last Saturday. Saw planes bombing Grace Park. First few bombs immediately hit objectives. Black columns of smoke shot upward to sky...

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November 7, 1944

At 4 A.M., my aide and I stepped out of the hospital door to watch our bombers dive-bombing into the Bay Area. It was a beautiful moonlit night, and though we could not see the bombs dropping, we heard the loud detonations after the delivery of each bomb. After breakfast, our bombers returned and this..

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