19th February 1945

The task force around Tokyo has definitely "sought refuge" in parts unknown, according to the vernaculars, and the Japanese staff finally showed up today at the embassy. One of our interpreters said that many of his neighbors had been killed or wounded in the two-day raid; they were workers in nearby factories. All the vernaculars also..

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December 3, 1942

I was sent by President Quezon from Washington as a member of the Philippine delegation to the Eighth Conference of the Institute of Pacific Relations at Mont Tremblant Lodge, Mont Tremblant, Province of Quebec. On the train, I shared a compartment with Resident Commissioner J. M. Elizalde and was vastly entertained by his account of..

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