Guerrilla in Striped Pants

4 avg rating
( 2 ratings by GoodReads )
 
9780275941499: Guerrilla in Striped Pants

In Guerrilla in Striped PantS, Walter W. Orebaugh, a former U.S. diplomat, gives an account of his adventures behind the lines in Italy during World War II--a courageous odyssey which won him his country's acclaim as a hero and the Medal of Freedom, its highest civilian decoration, for exceptionally meritorious and courageous service . . . behind the German lines and for courage, resourcefulness and coolness under fire. The drama of Orebaugh's capture by the Italian army, his internment in the mountains, and his subsequent escape is punctuated by his heroic smuggling of two companions out of danger, his encounter with a glamorous Hungarian spy, and his treacherous journey through enemy territory to freedom.

Orebaugh's account is a personal adventure story containing all the elements of danger, intrigue, and courage which will grip the reader's imagination. The fact that it accurately recounts an important moment in history intensifies the drama, and affirms how ingenuity and daring feats can be performed by ordinary people in times of great peril.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Book Description:

In this unique account, a former U.S. diplomat tells of his adventures behind the lines in Italy during World War II. The drama of Orebaugh's capture by the Italian army, internment in the mountains, and subsequent escape is punctuated by his heroic smuggling of two companions out of danger, his encounter with a glamorous Hungarian spy, and his treacherous journey through enemy territory to freedom.

About the Author:

WALTER W. OREBAUGH, born in Kansas in 1910, graduated from Wichita University and was selected for the United States Foreign Service in 1932. He was promoted to consul in 1941 and transferred to Nice, in Vichy-controlled France. His subsequent capture by Italian soldiers, incarceration in Italy, and escape are the subjects of this book.

CAROL JOSE, a native of New Jersey, attended Miami University, Ohio, the University of Hawaii, and the University of Central Florida, receiving a B.S. in French Literature (1971) and a Masters degree in Business Administration (1976).

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$ 118.00
US$ 85.94

Convert Currency

Shipping: US$ 4.02
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Add to Basket

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Jose, Carol; Orebaugh, Walter
Published by Praeger (2016)
ISBN 10: 0275941493 ISBN 13: 9780275941499
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Print on Demand
Seller
Ria Christie Collections
(Uxbridge, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Praeger, 2016. Paperback. Book Condition: New. PRINT ON DEMAND Book; New; Publication Year 2016; Not Signed; Fast Shipping from the UK. No. book. Bookseller Inventory # ria9780275941499_lsuk

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 85.94
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.02
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Jose, Carol; Orebaugh, Walter
Published by ABC-CLIO (1992)
ISBN 10: 0275941493 ISBN 13: 9780275941499
New Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller
PBShop
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description ABC-CLIO, 1992. HRD. Book Condition: New. New Book.Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days.THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # IP-9780275941499

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 86.38
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Jose, Carol; Orebaugh, Walter
Published by Praeger (1992)
ISBN 10: 0275941493 ISBN 13: 9780275941499
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 10
Seller
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Praeger, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # INGM9780275941499

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 89.51
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Jose, Carol; Orebaugh, Walter
Published by ABC-CLIO (1992)
ISBN 10: 0275941493 ISBN 13: 9780275941499
New Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description ABC-CLIO, 1992. HRD. Book Condition: New. New Book. Delivered from our US warehouse in 10 to 14 business days. THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND.Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # IP-9780275941499

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 88.88
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 10.84
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Jose, Carol; Orebaugh, Walter
Published by ABC-CLIO, United States (1992)
ISBN 10: 0275941493 ISBN 13: 9780275941499
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 10
Print on Demand
Seller
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description ABC-CLIO, United States, 1992. Hardback. Book Condition: New. New.. 248 x 161 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. In Guerrilla in Striped Pants, Walter W. Orebaugh, a former U.S. diplomat, gives an account of his adventures behind the lines in Italy during World War II--a courageous odyssey which won him his country s acclaim as a hero and the Medal of Freedom, its highest civilian decoration, for exceptionally meritorious and courageous service .behind the German lines and for courage, resourcefulness and coolness under fire. The drama of Orebaugh s capture by the Italian army, his internment in the mountains, and his subsequent escape is punctuated by his heroic smuggling of two companions out of danger, his encounter with a glamorous Hungarian spy, and his treacherous journey through enemy territory to freedom. Orebaugh s account is a personal adventure story containing all the elements of danger, intrigue, and courage which will grip the reader s imagination. The fact that it accurately recounts an important moment in history intensifies the drama, and affirms how ingenuity and daring feats can be performed by ordinary people in times of great peril. Bookseller Inventory # APC9780275941499

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 108.97
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Jose, Carol; Orebaugh, Walter
Published by ABC-CLIO, United States (1992)
ISBN 10: 0275941493 ISBN 13: 9780275941499
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 10
Print on Demand
Seller
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description ABC-CLIO, United States, 1992. Hardback. Book Condition: New. New.. 248 x 161 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.In Guerrilla in Striped Pants, Walter W. Orebaugh, a former U.S. diplomat, gives an account of his adventures behind the lines in Italy during World War II--a courageous odyssey which won him his country s acclaim as a hero and the Medal of Freedom, its highest civilian decoration, for exceptionally meritorious and courageous service .behind the German lines and for courage, resourcefulness and coolness under fire. The drama of Orebaugh s capture by the Italian army, his internment in the mountains, and his subsequent escape is punctuated by his heroic smuggling of two companions out of danger, his encounter with a glamorous Hungarian spy, and his treacherous journey through enemy territory to freedom. Orebaugh s account is a personal adventure story containing all the elements of danger, intrigue, and courage which will grip the reader s imagination. The fact that it accurately recounts an important moment in history intensifies the drama, and affirms how ingenuity and daring feats can be performed by ordinary people in times of great peril. Bookseller Inventory # APC9780275941499

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 112.07
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Jose, Carol; Orebaugh, Walter
Published by Praeger
ISBN 10: 0275941493 ISBN 13: 9780275941499
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Praeger. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0275941493

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 114.52
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Jose, Carol; Orebaugh, Walter
Published by Praeger (1992)
ISBN 10: 0275941493 ISBN 13: 9780275941499
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Praeger, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0275941493

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 127.72
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Jose, Carol; Orebaugh, Walter
Published by Praeger
ISBN 10: 0275941493 ISBN 13: 9780275941499
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 20
Print on Demand
Seller
BuySomeBooks
(Las Vegas, NV, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Praeger. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. This item is printed on demand. Hardcover. 264 pages. In Guerrilla in Striped Pants, Walter W. Orebaugh, a former U. S. diplomat, gives an account of his adventures behind the lines in Italy during World War II--a courageous odyssey which won him his countrys acclaim as a hero and the Medal of Freedom, its highest civilian decoration, for exceptionally meritorious and courageous service . . . behind the German lines and for courage, resourcefulness and coolness under fire. The drama of Orebaughs capture by the Italian army, his internment in the mountains, and his subsequent escape is punctuated by his heroic smuggling of two companions out of danger, his encounter with a glamorous Hungarian spy, and his treacherous journey through enemy territory to freedom. Orebaughs account is a personal adventure story containing all the elements of danger, intrigue, and courage which will grip the readers imagination. The fact that it accurately recounts an important moment in history intensifies the drama, and affirms how ingenuity and daring feats can be performed by ordinary people in times of great peril. This item ships from La Vergne,TN. Hardcover. Bookseller Inventory # 9780275941499

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 135.35
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.95
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Jose, Carol; Orebaugh, Walter
ISBN 10: 0275941493 ISBN 13: 9780275941499
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Print on Demand
Seller
CitiRetail
(Lowfield Heath, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 156mm x 234mm x 15mm. Hardcover. In this account, Walter W. Orebaugh, a former US diplomat, tells of his adventures behind the lines in Italy during World War II - a courageous odyssey which won him .Shipping may be from our UK, US or Australian warehouse depending on stock availability. This item is printed on demand. 264 pages. 0.559. Bookseller Inventory # 9780275941499

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 124.31
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 15.65
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds