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Guerrilla

Warren Littleton

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236 pages. Dimensions: 9.2in. x 6.1in. x 0.6in.Lieutenant Loren Middleton and his crew prepare to join an infantry battalion on Bataan because their Motor Torpedo Boats engines have failed. They are finally able to repair the MTB and escape to Mindanao, where they run intelligence missions for the O. S. S. Loren lives with Tomi, a young Filipino girl, who is carrying his child. Discovered by the Japanese, they fight a spectacular battle and escape to Leyte. After liberation, Loren continues in the O. S. S. He and the nurse Beverly marry. After the formation of the CIA, Loren becomes the liaison to the Philippine Government. Beverly miscarries and suffers bouts of depression, eventually going to a sanitarium. In the Philippines, open warfare has broken out between the government and the communist dominated Huk guerrillas. Loren develops a strategy to defeat them. He and his CIA team drop behind enemy lines in the mountains of Luzon to target the Huk formations. In an enormous ground and air battle, the government forces destroy the Huks. Bev has recovered from her bouts of depression, but Loren and Maria, the daughter of one of his comrades, have fallen in love. On Mindanao, he finds Tomi and their daughter, Nita, who comes to live with Bev and him. He and Maria say their painful goodbyes. Ten years later, when Nita is graduating as the valedictorian of her high school class, the participants look back on their lives. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781410794154

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Title: Guerrilla

Publisher: AuthorHouse

Binding: Paperback

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Book Type: Paperback

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Lieutenant Loren Middleton and his crew prepare to join an infantry battalion on Bataan because their Motor Torpedo Boat's engines have failed. They are finally able to repair the MTB and escape to Mindanao, where they run intelligence missions for the O.S.S. Loren lives with Tomi, a young Filipino girl, who is carrying his child. Discovered by the Japanese, they fight a spectacular battle and escape to Leyte. After liberation, Loren continues in the O.S.S. He and the nurse Beverly marry. After the formation of the CIA, Loren becomes the liaison to the Philippine Government. Beverly miscarries and suffers bouts of depression, eventually going to a sanitarium. In the Philippines, open warfare has broken out between the government and the communist dominated Huk guerrillas. Loren develops a strategy to defeat them. He and his CIA team drop behind enemy lines in the mountains of Luzon to target the Huk formations. In an enormous ground and air battle, the government forces destroy the Huks. Bev has recovered from her bouts of depression, but Loren and Maria, the daughter of one of his comrades, have fallen in love. On Mindanao, he finds Tomi and their daughter, Nita, who comes to live with Bev and him. He and Maria say their painful goodbyes. Ten years later, when Nita is graduating as the valedictorian of her high school class, the participants look back on their lives.

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Before his early retirement from U.S. Government service, Mr. Littleton spent many years working in the intelligence community and the Department of Defense. His military experience was with the Marine Corps where he spent time in Japan and Korea. He has lived in Australia, South Africa, and the U.K., and has traveled extensively in Europe, and Africa. He researched 'Guerrilla!' in the Philippines. Mr. Littleton has previously published 'The Knights of Malta,' about World War II, and 'The Cajun,' a story of Southeast Asia.. He bases much of what he writes on personal experiences. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon. He lives in Ridgecrest, California with his wife and two daughters.

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