January 8, 1945

Breakfast -- thick lugao made of rice and rice flour and a small ladle of coco milk. Made hot water and made soup of coco milk, lugao, and salt. Had something hot although it was not so good. The camp is about out of salt. They never put any in the mush and I have..

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November 6, 1944

Air alarm at 4:30 a.m. One plane shot down and crashed near Mandaluyong. Exploded and lit up the country side. All clear sounded at 6:29 a.m. Air alarm again at 7:27 a.m. Heaviest bombing and anti-aircraft fire of all. All clear at 11:10 a.m. 12:40 p.m. air alarm. Planes already overhead. Saw 20 planes bomb..

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September 26, 1944

Big posters were displayed in various parts of the city, depicting the barbarism of the American bombers, inciting the people to air their indignation and to rise in unison to fight for their independence and national integrity. Instead the people are feeling not indignation but joy. During and after the raids, they are not angry..

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November 18, 1943

Four days of typhoon and devastating floods. Rarely had I seen such torrential rains, and certainly never during this month of November. The flood was high in all streets and ground floors of buildings in all districts of Manila, except Intramuros. The electric plant was inundated and the big light factory of Laguna blew up..

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Friday 2-3-99

And got home and went to sleep. Slept nearly all day. Lieut. Hobson is in the bay. We sent a detail of sharpshooters to the boat for duty with the Mountain Batteries. This boat is an old Spanish boat, protected. It is filled up and will go up the Rio Pasig and attack Santa Anna,..

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Tuesday 1-24-99

Downtown all day --brought white shoes 62½ American. Last Sat. or Fri. the Revolutionary Army Government was formed with Emilio Pio del Pilar (Aguinaldo) as Presidente. Say they will fight to the death for complete independence. There are seven German War Vessels, several Japanese, British and others in the Harbor today. Twenty thousand rounds were delivered..

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Lunes 1 de Agosto 1898

Desde las 11 y media de la noche hasta la una de la madrugada ha habido en la línea de defensa desde S. Antonio á Mandaloyan el tiroteo más estrepitoso que se ha oído en estas islas desde que hay yanquis en ellas. Cañones, ametralladoras y fusiles jugaban á porfia sin cesar de una y..

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Domingo 12 de Junio 1898

(...) Por la tarde hay un gran incendio en el pueblo de Mandaloyan y son copados por nuestras tropas un centenar de insurrectos, que se habían hecho fuertes en la casa de las madres Agustinas. In the afternoon there is a great fire in the town of Mandaluyong and a hundred insurgents, who had become..

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