April 25th, 1946

Early today rec’d April 8th number of “Time.” While going down to breakfast heard that Stahmer had been put in solitary confinement. Seen him later at his usual seat at table, however, but by morning exercise time he was gone supposedly taken out to be sent to Germany either to testify in the Nuremberg trials or..

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July 25, 1942

The search of houses is intensified. In Binondo, the dog-like police follow the trails of wanted persons or things useful to the enemy. The interrogations are terrifying. The procedure is to herd the occupants of a house and keep them in a room while a thorough search is being made of the house. Fortunately, however,..

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July 24, 1942

A report came from the Army Headquarters that a number of persons hostile to the Imperial Forces had been arrested. They were accused of connivance and cooperation with some groups which are working against those arrested were some highly-placed government officials who had pledged loyalty to the administration only for appearances but were actually coddling..

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April 8, 1942

Intro from memoirs: But one day I had a scare. Old Pio Duran, who believed in the Jap-sponsored Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere, if there ever was one, called me up and said I was wanted at Fort Santiago at 11:30 a.m. on April 8th... I was worried. I could not tell Lolita [my wife]..

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Wednesday, January 3, 1940

Breakfast at Malacanang -- 7:30 -- Present -- Sec. Sison, Morato, Garcia, Segundo, President. Subject of discussion -- Army budget and possibilities -- Gen. Staff conference -- 10:00 re budget reduction I was detailed to write the report.     Worked all night in connection with Gen. Staff report re budget reduction.

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