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Jungle Soldier

Author : Brian Moynahan
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Arctic explorer, survival expert and naturalist Freddy Spencer Chapman was trapped behind enemy lines when the Japanese overran Malaya in 1942. His response was to begin a commando campaign of such lethal effectiveness that the Japanese deployed an entire regiment against him, hunting for him as they did for no other. He was wounded, and racked by tropical disease. His companions were killed, or captured and then beheaded. Cut off from friendly forces, his only shelter the deep jungle, Chapman held out for three years and five months. Jungle Soldier recounts the thrilling and unforgettable adventures of the north country orphan who survived against all odds to become a legend of guerrilla warfare.

Soldier F Guerillas in the Jungle

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In 1948 Communist terrorists were waging a bloody war against estates and rubber-plantation owners in Malaya. Chased into the interior by British Army units, the guerrillas soon became experts at survival and evasion, emerging from the jungle only to launch increasingly ferocious attacks. In 1952, on the recommendation of Lieutenant-Colonel 'Mad' Mike Calvert, veteran of the Chindit campaigns in Burma, 22 SAS was formed as a special counter-insurgency force. Three years later the re-formed SAS began their jungle patrols. They learned how to survive for weeks at a time in hostile terrain, often waist-deep in water, and under attack from wild animals, leeches and poisonous insects. That extraordinary campaign climaxed in a nightmarish two weeks in the Telok Anson swamp tracking the troops of the notorious 'Baby Killer', Ah Hoi, while the regiment's dreadful and unforgettable experiences in the Malayan jungle laid the foundations for the SAS's legendary survival skills. Soldier F SAS: Guerrillas in the Jungle is the sixth in a series of novels based on this extraordinary regiment a thrilling 'factoid' adventure about the most daring soldiers in military history: the SAS!

Soldier of Fortune

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Jungle Odyssey A Soldiers Memoirs

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Life in India has changed beyond recognition in the last seventy years, and I am making an effort at preserving the memory of a lost past for my grandchildren and their yet to come progeny, to relive some of the jungle stories and memories. JUNGLE SALT “You can take a man out of the Jungle, but if he is born to it – you cannot take the Jungle out of a man”. Anon Jungle Odyssey is a soldier’s ‘Shikar’ biography. Glimpses of experiences with his father the ‘Deva-Pitta’ of these stories perhaps are the defining events that qualify him as a “Jungle Salt”. Soldering closely enabled him to retain his lifelong interest in Wildlife – the fauna – flora of our vast subcontinental size country. It has been a fulsome life that exposed him to the Jungle lore and the beauty of its jungle and wildlife.

The Jungle Soldier

Author : Cresson H. Kearny
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Collected Plays In the jungle of cities

Author : Bertolt Brecht
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Jungle Law

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G I Jungle

Author : Ely Jacques Kahn
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Soldier of the Raj

Author : William Magan
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SAS Operations

Author : James D. Ladd
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Soldier of the Sixties

Author : Robin Leigh
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Soldier of the Sixties is an account of a very ordinary soldier serving in extraordinary circumstances - a historical record of what it was like to serve in the British Army more than fifty years ago. This story will be of great interest to anyone who is serving or has served in the military of any country, especially those soldiers who have a little of the Lawrence of Arabia spirit. In this latest book, Craftsman Leigh's story continues with his adventures in Aden, Yemen, Bahrain, Trucial Oman, and finally, British Guiana. The stories are true. The times were very different.

University of California Publications in Linguistics

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Soldier s fire servant s thunder

Author : John J. Chaya
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The Jungle Is Neutral

Author : F.Spencer Chapman
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In 1942, Japan crushed Malaya and Singapore . . . After just 70 days of desperate fighting, the British Army had surrendered. The British Empire was on its knees. And so began the Japanese Occupation of terror. But the war continued . . . In the depths of the harsh Malayan jungle, a small group of courageous British officers had remained behind. Their mission: to train the native guerilla forces and to battle on. The Jungle is Neutral is Spencer Chapman's incredible story of his three years in the jungle. A moving, unforgettable saga of deadly encounters with the enemy, fortitude, horrifying diseases, death, and ultimately, victory. 'Fascinating . . . a thrilling story in a brave man's life.' The New York Times 'One of the greatest of war stories of individual enterprise and adventure.' Daily Express 'Well-written . . . filled with fascinating information and exciting adventures.' The Nation 'I very much doubt if anybody else can equal his adventures or achievements.' Viscount Mountbatten

A Fortunate Soldier

Author : Ken Perkins
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Ghazali Seth a Soldier s Soldier and a Distinguished General

Author : John Victor Morais
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The Good Soldier

Author : Felix M. Manubay
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Jungle War in Malaya

Author : Harry Miller
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Forfatteren beskriver selv sin bog, som en journalists rapport om kampen mod kommunismen i Malaya, dens dramatiske højdepunkter og dens nedslående fejltagelser.

Jungle Sea and Occupation

Author : Paul D. Veatch
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In March of 1944, Private Paul D. Veatch was shipped out to to the Pacific Theater of World War II operations. Over the next year and half he was involved in combat in the Philippines, surviving both ambush and shipwreck. Separated from his unit, the 24th Infantry, through tragedy and rescue, he served with both the 21st and the 19th. When the war was declared over, he was part of the occupation force in Japan until his honorable discharge in 1946. This memoir of Veatch's experiences is a dramatic account of combat in the jungle and at sea and a memorable chronicle of one soldier's survival. It is also a remarkable coming of age story, as the young Private Veatch finds friendship, love, and, during his time at his last post, the ancient city of Kurashiki, a fascination for the Japanese culture. His account includes his perspective on historic battles, as well as his thoughts and feelings about combat, culture, home, and the transformation he underwent through war and peace.