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Description - American Guerrilla by Roger Hilsman

During World War II, Roger Hilsman fought in Burma with the legendary Merrill's Marauders until he was machine-gunned. Then, at age twenty-five, he led a battalion of indigenous troops behind Japanese lines. At the war's end, he headed a POW rescue mission to Manchuria, where the prisoners included his own father. An exciting, unusual coming-of-age story, American Guerrilla concludes with reflections on how Hilsman's wartime experiences influenced his involvement in early Vietnam War policymaking when he served in the Kennedy administration.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781574886917
ISBN-10: 1574886916
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 127mm x 20mm)
Pages: 342
Imprint: Brassey's US
Publisher: Potomac Books Inc
Publish Date: 27-Apr-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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