January 10, 1945

Thin mush, coco milk, and tea for breakfast. I’ll say this — the tea tasted more like tea than the coffee resembled coffee. Here is a case of violence that happened yesterday afternoon. A colored man by the name of Huff who seems to be somewhat “valiente” got some beef bones from the Japs and made soup to sell. An …

January 9, 1945

Mush, coco-milk, and coffee, so called for breakfast. Forty seven of our B-24’s came over this morning. They done their bombing and as far as we know, none of them was hit. So glad. Earlier in the morning our dive bombers were operating over near Caloocan. I believe the R.R. shops. Another bunch did some bombing way out in San …

January 7, 1945

Sunday started out fine. Bombing started early this morning with dive bombers. They shook up Grace Park and what appeared to be along the river in San Francisco del Monte. The real fun started later when the four motored bombers came over. They sowed small demolition bombs over that area like scattering seeds. Never saw anything like it. It seemed …

August 7, 1943

The Military Police has renewed its searches. In the search of the La Ignaciana where the Jesuits expelled from the Ateneo are being sheltered, and likewise, the parishes of Santa Ana and San Francisco del Monte under the care of the Franciscan Fathers, the priests were herded in a room while the Japanese mascots examined every corner, papers and other …

Miércoles 1 de Junio 1898

Han cesado el viento y la lluvia pero queda el cielo nublado. Desde el mediodía hasta la noche se oye grande estruendo de cañonazos y descargas cerradas en el Zapote. Son de nuestras tropas que refuerzan la línea mientras se está librando otro combate en el interior de la provincia (…). Nuestra artillería compuesta de 372 soldados no ha tenido …