what Bessie saw in Dec 1941
Charge Jap Soldiers With Sex Atrocities MANILA, Dec. 24. — The Manila Bulletin charged today in a dispatch from Tayug in Pangaslnlan province (central Luzon island) that Japa nese soldiers last week raped a busload of girl students from Manila universities and colleges. The girls were en route to their home towns when the troops halted their bus, killed' the driver and conductor and machine gunned male passengers who tried to resist, the dispatch said. It charged that the soldiers then "took turns criminally assaulting the girls."