November 12, 1944

We have spent quiet nights since the first of November, but the rumor is that the guerrillas (USAFFE) may come in any time. We all sleep downstairs where the walls are reinforced. Even the precious cow and her 1-year old calf are brought inside at night. This morning we saw three planes and they appeared..

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November 2, 1944

Dolly and Jr. are improving. Last night was quiet and we passed a restful night. We all slept in the shelter downstairs. Coné and Meñing ventured out this morning. On passing San Jose College they saw a large hole in front of the building. A hand grenade was also thrown in front of San Agustin..

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October 3, 1944

Today we expected a raid, as planes flew overhead, but they headed for some other destination. Food is getting scarce. One can of Quaker Oats (1 lb) costs 700 Pesos. KLIM (powdered milk), a 21⁄2 lb can, costs 2,000 Pesos. Pork remains at 100 Pesos a kilo, but carabao or horse meat costs 60 Pesos..

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September 23, 1944

All is quiet today and one continues with his normal routine. Prices of food continue to soar, and in spite of the free kitchens, children are dying of starvation. Yesterday a woman came to the college with four children, who were so thin they could hardly walk. The mother told the sisters that two of..

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