January 13, 1945

Thin mush and hot water for breakfast and thinner soup for lunch. For supper, a stew made of corn meal, a few kidney beans, camotes (also few), coco lard. Not so bad. But anything tastes good right now. Twenty four B-24's came over this morning 10:00 a.m. and from what we could see, they plastered..

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Friday 8/18/1899

Slept late. Ate 10 cakes for breakfast. All very quiet today except a few shots early in a.m. --perhaps a parting shot from their outposts when relieved. 21st Battalion left Pasig this a.m. --but have not yet appeared, but are expected tonight. Sun hot, air very heavy and sultry. Light airs from fresh breezes from..

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July 20th ’99

H²O still on the rise, and now all old battlefields close by are deep under a covering of rushing H²O. Went to Pasig in canoes for rations, got very few, as they, too, are out of supply. Our church stands upon a very small island in the lagoon, fully three miles from the highlands. Many..

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July 14-Friday, 1899

Took carometa [carromata] for Capeton del Porta and at 9 a.m. the boat up river went off and left me. Carriage to Pasig cost 12 pesos --so took a car and rode out to Macati & telegraphed "No boat --extend pass" --Ans-- "Very Well." City full of sailors & soldiers. Had dinner at Paco --to..

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