January 19, 1945

Same old morning meal. Soy bean soup for lunch and soy bean, camote stew for supper and again I feel satisfied. Plenty doing today. This morning our planes unloaded a lot of heavy bombs on what appeared to be Montalban Gorge. Probably buried a lot of Japs there. Hope so, anyway. This afternoon a bunch..

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January 17, 1945

I won't write lying down tonight. The same breakfast except that I starved myself last night and saved a few pieces of camote to mix with the mush. It improves the flavor. Of course, I had tea, and that helped. Lunch -- a ladle of thin soup made of camote leaves and vines. Looked like..

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January 16, 1945

Same breakfast but Mr. Carter's tea went good. No lunch. A ladle of camotes with gravy for supper. And, oh boy, the worms. But believe or not, I am developing a taste for the darned things, as bitter as they are. There was plenty of bombing today -- out around Malabon and Marikina. Our boys..

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September 27, 1944

In a radio speech yesterday, President Laurel categorically pointed out that the Republic has only one path to pursue, and that is, to extend all assistance and cooperation to the Japanese imperial government. He made this statement rather emphatically, and people tend to believe that it was motivated by the exodus of many young Filipinos..

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Monday, May 22d, 1899

Malabon, Luzon Island – Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Manila Tonight a typhoon is commencing. It is now about 8.30 p.m. Had slight falls of rain during the afternoon; forenoon was hot and partly clear. Up early, read a psalm, prayed & cooked breakfast in a hurry; then away to..

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Tuesday, March 28th, 1899

Manila, Luzon Island --Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo Dist. More or less cloudy; air still; weather hot; dry. Heavy smoke cloud rose straight up in the sky & hung above the horizon, northward, probably more house-burning in Malibon [Malabon]. Tonight weather lovely, clear sky and bright full moon, shining...

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Monday, Mar. 27th, 1899

Tambobong, Luzon Island --Entry made in parlor of No. 2 Calle Santa Elena, Tondo Cloudy more or less all day but dry and hot. Tonight my clothes are wet with perspiration. Have returned about one hour since from the village of Tambobong opposite Malibon [Malabon]. Rev. Owens & I started out this afternoon about 2.15..

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March 27-99

We sent about 500 ducks down in canoes to Manila --for mess fund. Quiet last night but firing at Pasig this morn. Don't savey [savvy] why we are not attacked as we are not over 100 men and are fearfully exposed. Wn is all along this end of lake & the rest of brigade is..

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