HomeDLSU Dialogue: An Interdisciplinary Journal for Cultural Studiesvol. 16 no. 2 (1981)

From Bataan to Tokyo: Diary of a Filipino Student in Wartime Japan 1943-1944

Andrew Gonzales

Discipline: Asian Studies



De Asis's diary covers the period June 27, 1943, the date of the completion of his six-week intensive program at the Preparatory Institute for Government Scholars to Japan, held at Malacañang, up to October 3, 1944, the date of his return from Japan as a pensionado and future leader in the Philippine Constabulary. (The group left the Philippines on July 9, 1943.)