November 24, 1941

The US 16th Naval District HQ at Cavite Navy Yard welcome today the arrival of four large submarines to augment the Asiatic Fleet under Adm. T. Hart USN.  Eight days ago (Nov. 16) the 28th Bombardment Squadron of B-17's under Maj. William P. Fisher USAAC arrived to reinforce the Far East Air Command of Gen...

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November 11, 1941

The re-election of Commonwealth President Manuel L. Quezon and Vice Pres. Sergio Osmeña for another term was announced yesterday which means that after the expiration of this term, the promised "independence" by USA will be expected. Eight large submarines arrived at Cavite Navy Yard to bolster the strength of the Submarine Force, Asiatic Fleet under..

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September 28, 1941

PT (Patrol Torpedo) Squadron 3, USN under Lt. John D. Bulkeley arrived today in Cavite.  PT Boats are the USN version of the British MTB (Motor Torpedo Boat) like our Q-Boat acquired from England in 1939.  When MacArthur was shopping for Torpedo Boats, the USN had none, and after some serious thoughts, started their own..

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Friday, Jan. 26, 1940

Went to Malacanang for PAAF Ex. Council meeting. Went to McA and wished him many happy returns. Picture in Herald omits my name as usual due to that SOB Amado Araneta. Went to San Lazaro and measured horses. Had quite a time in Dr Lorenzo Reyes re his horse. Tony Araneta came to see the..

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