Two Sons

Quiet, greying President Sergio Osmeña went back to his liberated homeland with a burden of personal sorrow—war had brought death to three of his eight sons.* Last week, in Washington, he publicly acknowledged an even deeper personal tragedy. Two of his sons are in Manila's Bilibid Prison, charged with collaborating with the Japanese.

Both had been behind bars since the week U.S. troops entered the wrecked capital. Nic, a 42-year-old playboy, who once escorted Actress Anna May Wong to Hollywood nightclubs, had been allowed to live exceedingly well in a Manila penthouse during the Japanese occupation. Sergio Jr., regarded as the...

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