JUNE 28, 1944 (Wednesday)

Tokyo Suijō Keisatsusho (Tokyo Water Police Station). At 2:00 p.m., as part of our school schedule, we visited the Tokyo Water Police Station on the bank of the Sumida River. The Station Chief received us, and, boarding two police motor boats, we enjoyed a nice ride along Tokyo’s principal river (like Manila’s own Pasig), passing..

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July 15, 1942

More war prisoners released, thank God. The prison camps are death holes. Attended a meeting of restaurant owners at the Office of the Mayor. I made the following suggestions subject to the approval of the Naric and subsequently of the Military Administration: (a) Each restaurant owner shall state the name and address of their restaurant,..

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7-9 Sunday, 1899

Hardest rain I ever saw. All day. River rose rapidly & flowed up to Laguna. Carried away several fish traps, & our bridge. Rio roaring past now with a rush & all sorts of houses, canoes, traps & debris flowing out into the great fresh H²O lake. Ferry out at Pasig --Sunday & lonesome.

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April 25th-99

On outpost across river in ruins of old house. Close to bamboos. All quiet. Sabia's husband came in at 8 a.m. with presents of chickens & eggs for me. I got him a pass and went with him to his grass hut at Ususan. They fed me on eggs, boiled chicken and rice and fried..

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