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MacArthur"s spies

Peter Eisner

MacArthur"s spies

the soldier, the singer, and the spymaster who defied the Japanese in World War II

by Peter Eisner

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Secret service,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Large type books,
  • Bataan, Battle of, Philippines, 1942,
  • Biography,
  • Spies

  • About the Edition

    An assessment of the military strategies and espionage activities in occupied Manila during World War II traces how a daring Filipino and American team hid in the Luzon hills to prepare for MacArthur"s return and sabotage Japanese efforts, including a planned invasion of Australia. --Publisher

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 493-551) and index.

    StatementPeter Eisner
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD810.S7 E37 2017b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 580 pages (large print)
    Number of Pages580
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27235694M
    ISBN 101524756377
    ISBN 109781524756376
    OCLC/WorldCa971500103

      “MacArthur’s Spies” is published by Viking Press and is available in hard cover and e-book format from bookstores and online sites. Advertisement Latest Books & LiteratureAuthor: Christina Verderosa.


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MacArthur's Spies is the story of three of them, and how they successfully foiled the Japanese for more than two years, sabotaging Japanese efforts and preparing the way for MacArthur's return. From a jungle hideout, Colonel John Boone, an enlisted American soldier, led an insurgent force of Filipino fighters who infiltrated Manila as workers.

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Thank you for your patience. exotic locales, realistic dialogue, extraordinarily high stakes—this book has the ingredients of a great spy : Diversified Publishing. MacArthur’s Spies concludes with a “rest-of-the-story” look at the major characters in the book, devoting much discussion to Claire’s circumstances.

She sold the film rights to Manila Espionage, which became the movie I Was An American Spy, that opened in. big event of the summer. peter eisner, couple of years ago i was given a bunch of speeches in manila and ran across the former national post writer, peter eisner. we did traveling to the philippines.

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tells the story of three individuals who defied the japanese occupation of the. MacArthur's Spies The Soldier, the Singer, and the Spymaster Who Defied the Japanese in World War II (Book): Eisner, Peter: The true story of three intrepid people who successfully eluded the Japanese in Manila for more than two years, sabotaging enemy efforts and preparing the way for MacArthur's return.

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MacArthur's Spies is the story of three of them, and how they successfully foiled the Japanese for more than two years, sabotaging Japanese efforts and preparing the way for MacArthur’s return.

From a jungle hideout, Colonel John Boone, an enlisted American soldier, led an insurgent force of Filipino fighters who infiltrated Manila as workers. MacArthurs Spies ’ Studies in Intelligence No. 4 (Extracts, December ) 87 discussion to Claire’s circumstances.

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MacArthur’s Spies by Peter Eisner. Award-winning foreign correspondent and bestselling author Peter Eisner tells the thrilling story of espionage and deception set in the exotic landscape of occupied Manila during World War II. On January 2,Japanese troops marched into Manila unopposed by U.S.

forces. The latest nonfiction book to tackle it is “MacArthur’s Spies: The Soldier, the Singer and the Spymaster Who Defied the Japanese in World War II” by Peter Eisner (Viking, New York, MacArthur's Spies The Soldier, the Singer, and the Spymaster Who Defied the Japanese in World War II (Book): Eisner, Peter: On January 2,Japanese troops marched into Manila unopposed by US forces commanded by General Douglas MacArthur.

Thousands of soldiers surrendered and sent on the notorious Bataan Death March to 80 miles to a prison camp. Spies () is a psychological novel by English author and dramatist Michael Frayn.

It is currently studied by A-Level, and some GCSE, literature students in various schools. It is also studied by some Year 12 VCE English students in Australia.

Narrating in the form of a bildungsroman, an elderly man, Stephen Wheatley, reminisces about his Publisher: Faber & Faber. MacArthur’s Spies: The Heroes Of The Philippines. MacArthur’s Spies: The Heroes Of The Philippines. By Elise Cooper. The book shows how heroes come from many backgrounds: a singer, a soldier, and a spymaster.

As the Greatest Generation dies off, written accounts such as this are a reminder of how ordinary people can become. M acArthur hardly appears. The spies were rank amateurs. But once you get past the misleading title, MacArthur’s Spies is a well-written piece of work with a lot to say about life in occupied Manila during World War II.

Japan colonized the Philippines for 37 months during the war. Throughout that time they met some active and a lot of passive resistance from four primary sources: from the. MacArthur’s Spies: The Soldier, the Singer, and the Spymaster Who Defied the Japanese in World War II.

We rated this book: $ How do ordinary citizens deal with enemy occupation after government protection evaporates. That question haunts readers of Eisner’s masterful assembly of the scraps of information about what happened after the.

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“MacArthur’s Spies,” which Eisner will discuss Nov. 12 at the Book Festival of the Marcus Jewish Community Center, contains vivid vignettes throughout. MacArthur’s Spies: The Soldier, the Singer, ebook the Spymaster Who Defied the Ebook in World War II by Peter Eisner Viking, Hardcover, pages. Hawaii was not the only Pacific island threatened in December, Other islands were also attacked, including the Philippines.

The American forces retreated to Bataan and the Japanese invaded Manila.