Thursday, September 15, 2011

American Guerrilla in the Philippines by Ira Wolfert

Title: American Guerrilla in the Philippines
Author: Ira Wolfert
Synopsis: This is the story of Lt. Iliff David Richardson, USNR. The story explains, for one thing, the role of the people in the guerrilla operations and what they did to help. Richardson was the executive officer of PT 34. After it was sunk by the Japanese, Richardson and a dozen fellow Americans attempted to sail a native outrigger to Australia, but the boat was sunk in a storm. He eventually joined the Philippine guerrilla forces, setting up a radio network to keep the various bands in touch with each other and Allied forces in Australia. After the liberation of the Philippines, Richardson dictated his memoirs to war correspondent Ira Wolfert, who published them in 1945 as this book.
Year Published: 1945, New York, U.S.A.
Format: Cloth-bound, bookpaper
Size: 8.2 x 5.7 inches
No. of Pages: 301 pages
Condition: Very minor shelf-wear; some toning due to age; pages are crisp and are in great shape; overall VERY GOOD condition Please see images for best description
Weight: 420 grams

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HAC Code: 3F0001

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