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Sampan sailor : a navy man's adventures in WWII China

Author: Clayton Mishler
Publisher: Washington : Brassey's (US) ; Riverside, N.J. : Order Dept., Brassey's Book orders, c/o Macmillan, ©1994.
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Some of the most exciting and heroic stories of World War II come from the exploits of Americans helping the Chinese resist the Japanese invaders - the Flying Tigers, for example and the pilots who flew the "Hump," the perilous supply route over the Himalayas from India. Here is the true tale of Clayton Mishler. A young Navy enlisted man, Mishler was on the ground with the Chinese forces in a unit that was one of
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Genre/Form: Biography
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mishler, Clayton, 1908-1992.
Sampan sailor.
Washington : Brassey's (US) ; Riverside, N.J. : Order Dept., Brassey's book orders, c/o Macmillan, ©1994
(OCoLC)621840904
Named Person: Clayton Mishler; Clayton Mishler
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clayton Mishler
ISBN: 0028810732 9780028810737
OCLC Number: 27813732
Notes: Maps on lining papers.
Includes index.
Description: xiv, 215 pages : maps ; 25 cm
Contents: The Japanese patrol --
A secret mission --
Going in: Australia and India --
Over the Hump to Kunming --
Of bandits and lepers --
Chungking and Happy valley --
The road to Baoji --
Sian and the Jao da Sol --
Loose teeth: On to Kanchow and Changchow --
Riding the river to Hua'an --
A journey to the coast --
Trip to Lungyen and Chienyang --
Double thumbs, salted nuts, and a wild pig --
Victory banquet --
A lady named Kuan Yin --
Heading home!
Responsibility: Clayton Mishler.

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A personal story of the US Navy's dangerous secret operations in China during World War II. The author's adventures display the bonds between the Chinese people and a small band of Americans who  Read more...

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