April 1, 1977

[p.1] Sierra Lakes Malacañan Palace Manila April 1, 1977 Life after Life -- The phenomenon of 12 people declared clinically dead and returned to life. Hair-raising as these experiences coincide with mine in August of 1974 when I was ill of black-water fever in the Philippine General Hospital. As I explained to the boys some..

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July 6, 1945 Friday

Yulo continued to be very bitter against everybody. He has lost confidence in Osmeña and in Roxas in so far as our situation is concerned. As to MacArthur, he says MacArthur will do only what would be for his own convenience. He thinks Osmeña is useless. As to Roxas, he resented the fact that both..

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June 18, 1945 Monday

Discussions have been raging as to whether the policies and acts of America in the Philippines at the present time are correct. The almost unanimous opinion is that America is committing a blunder in the Philippines and, consequently, alienating a good portion of the Filipinos. They say the acts of the Americans in the Philippines..

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February 20, 1945

Let us shift our view for a while from this scenario of horrors, and take a look at the Manila of the liberators, as it was narrated to me. The American High Command has not failed to notice the vandalistic scheme of the Japanese in the attempt to save themselves with the City and with..

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December 4, 1944

Spent the entire morning working on sanitary report. Mess report reveals daily calorie intake for November averaged 1292 calories per man. The few on special diets receive about 600 calories, daily in addition. Ph.M 2/c Dunn was caught forging 200 sulfathiazole tablets on Wd #10 requisition after it was signed by the Wd Surgeon. He..

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November 23, 1944

Front of stoves caved in this morning. This was inevitable and have spoken to Japanese about 3 times. They report that they have no cement but will try to bring in a couple of truck-loads of clay with which we can rebuild stoves. Death last night, Robert N. Null, S Sgt USMC, ante mortem diagnosis..

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November 17, 1944

Attached three officers this morning and moved them into officers quarters. Major Raymond McKinley Williams, MC, who has been assisting in the Attending Surgeon's office and will continue there. Major Edw. R. Wernitznig and Major Clinton Maupin, MC, are to be Asst Provost Marshalls. Had a conference with Captain Nogi and reported immediate need for 6..

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August 4, 1944

I went to Santo Tomas yesterday with Dorothy’s pass for renewal. Saw old Mrs. G. who looks so ill. Her husband is still in Fort Santiago. The Japs renewed her pass without question. I had to wait at the entrance gate while the guard took my case up to the ofice. I dropped a note..

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July 25, 1942

Made arrangements with Dr. Sison for the sending of sick war prisoners to his hospital. Gave him ₱1,000 as contribution for Philippine General Hospital. He was very pleased. Sent a war prisoner to Sison who was suffering with malaria. The young veteran had three bullet wounds. I wrote the doctor: “Please see what you can..

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