July 1, 1941

Manila News today reveal about massive Nazi attacks on USSR stretching 2,000 miles front from Arctic region to Black Sea. This is a massive confrontation considering USSR has more than 4 million active troops and 3 million in reserves, total 7.15 million world's largest. Germany has 3.5 M active, 3.35 M reserves; Romania 1.8 M;..

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June 7, 1941

As war clouds continue to gather in our Pacific region with intense Jap mil activities in nearby Indo-China, emboldened by their pact with Germany and Italy, US military dependents are being evacuated to the US mainland. The last batch of US dependents departed today aboard the US Army Transport US Grant. Intense military training are..

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December 14, 1939

We sailed yesterday on the S.S. Cleveland, via Hong Kong-Shanghai-Kobe-Yokohama-Honolulu-San Francisco. In Shanghai we are doing some shopping, principally with respect to fur coats, of which Mamie has ordered two. I hope she gets some use out of them. There were many despedidas. Gen. & Mrs. Valdes gave us a nice dinner; Oak Room of..

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Friday, June 23, 1939

Gen. MacArthur talks about Scout officers trying to argue and gain the point that there was no such promise about the one and the two rank in promotion. He tried to argue that the position of PS officers as determined by Valdez-Garcia-Ord board was in case they quit the USA and that their position as..

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January 1, 1938 Saturday

Spent New Year at Tamarao Polo Club. Dutch party w/Joe Capucom and wife & Joe Olivares w/ wife. A wonderful party. The big apple dance. Danced w/ C. Sunico. Manolo and brothers very genial. Came home 3:15 am. Went to Gen. Santos New Year Party 10:00-11:00. A big group of officers showing expansion of Army...

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