Shadows in the Jungle : The Alamo Scouts Behind Japanese Lines in World War II

By: Alexander, Larry

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336 pp, quarterbound grey papercovered boards w/tan papercovered spine w/tan-brown dj w/brown-sepia colored pictorial front panel. The book is the story of the Alamo Scouts in the Pacific during World War II. To retake the Phlippines, General MacArthru needed a first-rate intelligence-gathering unit. Out of the thousands, only 138 men were chosen. Their task was to slip onto Japanese-held islands, stalk through the jungles and assess enemy locations, conditions, morale, and troup strength, while remaining undetected . They completed at least 108 known missions against the Japanese. They performed a wide array of special operations, conducted rescue missions to recover captured military and ciivlian prisoners from Japanese camps, organized and supplies guerrilla freed fighters and other operations.

Title: Shadows in the Jungle : The Alamo Scouts Behind Japanese Lines in World War II

Author Name: Alexander, Larry

Illustrator: Photos

Categories: Foreign Countries, History, Americana, Military, Non-Fiction,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, NY, New American Library: 2009

ISBN Number: 0451225937

ISBN Number 13: 9780451225931

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Size: Sm4to from 9" to 11"

Seller ID: 051369

Keywords: WW2 Pacific Campaign US Army Special Reconnaissance Units Military Intelligence Commando