Wed. Dec. 31/41

Bombing raids on the city have ceased. Baguio is taken, and Americans there are interned. Ernest and I had a nice meeting at San Andres. All stores of oil and other materials are being destroyed. Huge fires. Start a New Year tomorrow, but we fear we do not know much what is in store for us. 0

Sun. Dec. 28/41

Leo and I go to the Polo Club to attend a meeting at 8:30 a.m. of all the American men here in Pasay. Discussed a number of things we might do in case of occupation by the enemy. We are supposed to meet at the Manila Sanitarium. We got back to Lerits in time for the Sunday Meeting. Had a …

Fri. Dec. 26/41

Had a quiet night except for the dogs. Cecil thought they were bad over on Rubi Street, but I think they are worse here. Air raids started about 10 a.m. four or five waves of nine each came over, and all seemed to drop bombs on the Port Area. We saw some leaflets dropped this morning. Saw one that was …

Sat. Dec. 20/41

Had a quiet night. The enemy does not appear to like to bomb at night. Japanese landed on Victoria Island. (Hong Kong) Nothing new from Singapore, but it looks more serious all the time. Air raid warning came today at 12:30 p.m., and the planes appeared at 12:45 p.m. They circled and circled, sometimes right over our house, and we …