July 15, 16, 1973 Sunday and Monday

5:00 AM July 16th as I couldn’t sleep July 15, 16, 1973 Sunday and Monday Malacañan Palace Manila There is need to reorient the policies of the military as well as the civil government. The Armed Forces has slipped back to its old policy of dividing its strike forces and being held to a stalemate by the rebels. This is …

July 11, 1973 Wednesday

  11:00 AM 2793 July 11, 1973 Wednesday Malacañan Palace Manila 6th Inauguration of the PC Metrocom at Camp Crame. I explained the need of consulting with the people periodically and the country faces many historic decisions — when these decisions are made, there must be no doubt about the support by the people of such decisions. The Metrocom commander, …

May 29 & 3oth, 1973

*Note: the first page of this entry is missing May 29th & 30th Malacañan Palace Manila   In the May 28th issue of the Newsweek, Washington Editor and Publisher of Indonesia Raya western Mindanao and Sulu fighting in the article, the generally balanced and [illegible] coments certain [illegible]: He writes “Some time ago, Manila came to suspect strongly that Sabah …

January 13, 1936

Left with Quezon, Colonel Santos and Mayor Posadas for the new site of Bilibid Prison at Muntinlupa, near Alabang, Laguna. We travelled in a motor which never went over 30 miles an hour, with motorcycle cops in front and behind. When we got there, we shifted to Quezon’s Ford armored car which has bullet-proof (apparently glass) windows. He says that …

July 24, 1910

On the 24th of July an unexpected command arrived, that our regiment was to sail further on steamboat Samar, we stocked up foodstuffs for several months. We sailed toward the south-west, by the beautiful Tawitawi Islands. In the morning, at 5, stopped at the most splendorous Siasi Island, the pearl of the Sulu Islands. The sun was just setting and …

February 12, 1910

Life had begun on the Philippine islands. The climate was quite pleasant for me. The native Moros, of Muslim faith, were hateful of the Americans, and we had to carry arms with us wherever we went. On Sunday morning, the 12th of February, twenty men and a captain voluntarily went to Mt. Bud Dayo, where a battle was fought in …