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April 9, 1942

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This was the day of our Surrender to the Japanese. Oh, how plenty and strong they are? There’s no question about their might. They were… Read More »April 9, 1942

9 Apr. 1942

Surrendered at Lamao. Kept at Balanga all afternoon where I was questioned. Taken to Orani where I was imprisoned in mortuary. Dinner with Col. Takasaki.… Read More »9 Apr. 1942


Dec. 31st, 1941

Promoted to rank of Major; first war promotion in the 57th. Helped Raulston take care of bomb casualties from ORANI. What a sight.