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THE DEVIL'S BODYGUARD : Prisoner, Paratrooper, Pirate & Patriot.

Phillips, Jim

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ISBN 10: 093257212X / ISBN 13: 9780932572127
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1986, Phillips Publications, Williamstown,NJ, 1986, VG/VG edition, hard bound in dust jacket, 6x9, x, 410 pages, illus, index. -------------------------Here are the exciting adventures of the real life survivor of the "Dirty Dozen:" The night before Duff Matson was going to kill his guards and escape from his latest prison, he was taken at gunpoint to the most remarkable general of WW II, Robert Frederick.This uncontrollable paratrooper was given the option of coming back to work for America or rotting away his 45-year sentence. Matson went to work directly for Frederick. His troubles with the law were over, but his enemies' were just beginning.From one suicide adventure to another, he manages to wage his own brand of war. He served with 1st Airborne Task Force in WW 2. He survived the fighting to enter the corporate world, but action and adventure followed him from the jungles of Africa to the rain forests of South America.--------------------------------Even as a multi-millionaire, he ended up in the biggest gun battle in Miami. This book is a non-stop adventure about a man who fought from a prison to the heights of the corporate world. It's Horatio Alger with a machine gun. If you ever wondered what drives a multi-millionaire, Duff Matson's gonna tell it to you straight.From cutthroats and con men to dictators, kings, and the President of the United States, he's dealt with them all. They say his story is one for the books, so here it is, "The Devil's Bodyguard.". Bookseller Inventory # 32334

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Used.Good Condition.Hardcover.By Jim Phillips.Foreword By Lt.General William P. Yarborough,Ret.Wrapped in a Plastic Clear.

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