January 23, 1970

PAGE 47 Office of the President of the Philippines Malacañang Palace January 23, 1970 12:00 PM I have just talked to Joe Maristela who is our informer in the Adevoso group planning a coup d’etat. He feels the plan, though fantastic, is serious. Their next meeting is at his house in Antipolo next Wednesday. And..

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September 7, 1942

I enjoyed my weekend with my family at Tenneessee St., Malate and my visit at UST where my father in law, Richard, and sister in law, Helen, both US citizens are interned with virtually what used to be the American community of Manila.  Because my wife has close contact with Mrs. Lulu Navarrete, I was able..

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July 6, 1941

Today’s Manila News says Gen Castroux proclaimed Syrian independence on behalf of Free France.  USSR checked main German drive, hurling the Nazis back  at Latvian border.  In New York, Joe Dimaggio of the Yankees, is setting baseball record by hitting safely in 45 straight games so far.   In nearby IndoChina, the Japanese continue to..

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May 27, 1941

Briefly, the situation in the Philippines, a US territory with a Commonwealth Gov't. led by Pres. Quezon, whose legislature passed CA #1, Defense Act, is progressing well towards the 1946 Independence.  Defense law framed by Advisors MacArthur & Eisenhower anchors on Phil. Army (PA) with sea  going sv (OSP) and air (PAAC) as mere branches..

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