16th day, Jan. 12, 1945

American planes in great numbers are out again, flying over our place. Is there a landing in Batangas? I felt like saying “Hello, Walt” when I heard him, Walter Robb, by radio, speaking from San Francisco. It was the first time in four years when I heard him again last night. His voice hasn’t grown..

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August 24, 1936

Quezon’s banquet for General MacArthur of 144 guests at one table in the central hall in Malacañan. Army, Navy, Consular Corps, Committees of Assembly, Church pundits, etc., etc. Probably the most brilliant and dramatic dinner party ever given in the Palace. The purpose of the evening’s ceremony was to confer an appointment as Field Marshal..

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