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Secret Mission to the Philippines: The Story of Spyron and the American-Filipino Guerrillas of World War II
     

Secret Mission to the Philippines: The Story of Spyron and the American-Filipino Guerrillas of World War II

by William Wise
 
"$50,000-Dead or Alive!" in 1944, Tokyo offered that sum for General MacArthur's American-Filipino guerrilla leader, U.S. Naval Commander Chick Parsons, "King of Spies."

Chick Parsons was a shadowy, will-of-the-wisp figure, who sailed from Australia eight times by submarine, to enemy occupied Mindanao, in the Philippines. There he coordinated the American-Filipino

Overview

"$50,000-Dead or Alive!" in 1944, Tokyo offered that sum for General MacArthur's American-Filipino guerrilla leader, U.S. Naval Commander Chick Parsons, "King of Spies."

Chick Parsons was a shadowy, will-of-the-wisp figure, who sailed from Australia eight times by submarine, to enemy occupied Mindanao, in the Philippines. There he coordinated the American-Filipino guerilla movement, and by war's end had become one of America's most decorated heroes. A TV documentary film, "Parsons, King Of Spies," is currently in production.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780595198092
Publisher:
iUniverse, Incorporated
Publication date:
08/31/2001
Pages:
164
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.38(d)

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