Saturday Aug 12/39

Conference w/ Eisenhower on various matters, re Velasquez & Garcia etc. He tells me about Gen V not being able to function on the basis of principles, that he always work on the basis of personal loyalty. This statement was made when I told him about Gen V promising the Scout officers their assignments. He..

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July 16, 1939

Have brought home a typewriter with the idea of using it hereafter in letter writing and in making these notes. Dictation to Filipino stenographers is not only frequently irritating and patience trying; it often prevents free expression of opinions because so many subjects seem to involve evaluation of racial characteristics. For a long time I've..

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Friday, June 23, 1939

Gen. MacArthur talks about Scout officers trying to argue and gain the point that there was no such promise about the one and the two rank in promotion. He tried to argue that the position of PS officers as determined by Valdez-Garcia-Ord board was in case they quit the USA and that their position as..

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Wednesday, May 17, 1939

[This entry is written in the hand of Lourdes, daughter of the author, and seems to have been dictated by the author] [page 1] Lim takes his oath. The Military Adviser's Office, all the Philippine Army officers from Lt Col up and all the officers of the Constabulary from [?] up in Manila except Gen..

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