October 16, 1972

1:00 AM Oct. 17th Oct. 16, 1972 Monday Malacañan Palace Manila Worked on the establishment of new settlements for the squatters who will be displaced upon the destruction of their houses. And the proclamation transferring ownership of the rice and corn lands to the tenants paying 25% of the average yield for 15 years –this payment shall include 6% interest. …

Saturday, September 30, 1972

I did not sleep well last night, not even in this other place where I am hiding and filling out my diary for today. I anxiously sought out Edong Angara and requested him again to ask Enrile to scratch out my name. Edong replied that while the heat is on we might as well tide things over because in any …

January 12, 1942

HQ, Intelligence Service Bataan   Met Leonie Guerrero, Salvador Lopez, and Vero Perfecto as I was leaving the command post of the 2nd regular division. Leonie will be assigned to our unit, Lopez to Corregidor and Perfecto will join the Signal Corps in Little Baguio. Brought Leonie to our HQ. He and I are in the same tent. The General …

December 30, 1941

I was privileged today, Rizal Day, to witness the oath-taking ceremony, for their 2nd term of Pres. Quezon and VP Osmeña before Chief Justice Jose Abad Santos outside the Corregidor Tunnel entrance. It was a solemn but brave ceremony for only yesterday, Corregidor was bombed by 54 enemy planes for an hour before noon and some of the craters are …