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Macarthur's Spies: The Soldier the Singer and the Spymaster Who Defie

Author: Peter Eisner.

Macarthur's Spies: The Soldier the Singer and the Spymaster Who Defie

Author: Peter Eisner.

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Item #: D40229
Format: Paperback
Pages: 368
Publication Date: 2018
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780143128847
Tokyo considered the conquest of the Philippines a vital part of its domination over the Far East, and in January 1942, Japanese troops marched into Manila, unopposed by U.S. forces. As Peter Eisner reveals here, however, the resistance had only begun. From a jungle hideout, Colonel John Boone led a force of Filipinos to stage attacks, while American busines... More
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Tokyo considered the conquest of the Philippines a vital part of its domination over the Far East, and in January 1942, Japanese troops marched into Manila, unopposed by U.S. forces. As Peter Eisner reveals here, however, the resistance had only begun. From a jungle hideout, Colonel John Boone led a force of Filipinos to stage attacks, while American businessman "Chick" Parsons escaped in the guise of a Panamanian diplomat, returning as General MacArthur's spymaster. As Peter Eisner reveals, singer Claire Phillips used her nightclub as a place to gather information from the Japanese clientele.


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