June 4, 1944 (Sunday)

Mass, confession and communion at St. Sofia’s University Chapel. Tokyo Filipinos Gather. The Filipino Embassy House was today the scene of the first gathering of Filipino residents in Tokyo and Yokohama. It was a truly Filipino affair with lechon [roast suckling pig] and dinuguan as the main attractions at lunch time. The main purpose of..

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May 9, 1944 (Tuesday)

Party at Nagasakis’. At 5:00 p.m. Quiambao, Pena and I were invited to dinner at the Nagasaki residence on the occasion of the departure of Michitada-san (youngest son) for the countryside. We enjoyed the sukiyaki, chicken pie and cakes, and especially the nice company of this kind and hospitable Japanese family who lately have become..

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