Sept. 24, 1972, Sunday

  (1) 1:25 AM Sept. 25th Sept. 24, 1972 Sunday Malacañan Palace Manila Diokno, Chino Roces, Max Soliven etc. have filed a petition for a writ of habeas corpus before the Supreme Court. I asked Justices Claudo Teehangkee, Antonio Barredo, Felix Macasiar and Felix Antonio to see us. They insisted that the government should submit..

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April 1, 1942

HQ, MIS, BATAAN   Awakened by "Photo Joe". Name given to Jap observation plane by Bataan boys is "Photo Joe". Leonie said: "That means bombing around 'brunch' time." Fred, usually more grim, said: "That also means deaths." Major Javallera who was O.D. said that there was continous artillery firing the whole night. "It must be..

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January 27, 1942

HQ, MIS, Bataan Vic's birthday. I wonder how he is celebrating it. Am very homesick. Fred has a good story depicting state of unpreparedness of Philippines when war broke out. He said he asked a friend: "What is your family doing to prepare in case of war?" And his friend replied: "In our house we..

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December 24, 1941

My hands were now rough and full of calluses resulting from the intensive training given us. We were being trained 24 hours a day. This is the life I have always yearned for. Hard and trying as the training was, our time was full of cheerful and happy moments. Today, everyone was planning, conniving and..

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December 11, 1941

The day before yesterday, the ROTC Commandant informed me that General Valdes had ordered all cadets to report to their respective schools for several weeks of intensive military training. By virtue of this order the schools are being converted into military headquarters. The announcement met with enthusiastic response from 160 students, some alumni, and some..

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