April 7, 1943

I have been resting in bed for several weeks to regain some of my lost weight. I have gained eight pounds and am feeling fine. Coné is well and he, too, has regained his former weight. He has no more trouble with his stomach, but must watch his diet. The children are well and attending..

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September 11, 1942

This morning 3 Japanese planes bombed Dinglé, a town about 20 km from here. They also bombed other places where they thought the USAFFE soldiers were concentrated. From our farm we could see the planes dive and drop their bombs. This morning Japanese planes also dropped leaflets everywhere telling parents not to allow their sons..

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