Stranded in the Philippines

Stranded in the Philippines

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American missionaries Henry Roy Bell and his wife Edna had been teaching in the Philippines at Silliman University for twenty years when the Japanese invaded the islands after the attack on Pearl Harbor. This is the story of their guerilla war against the Japanese, from the time they took to the hills until they were secretly evacuated by submarine three years later. At first willing only to provide food to the young men covertly fighting against the Japanese, Bell eventually became fully involved in the Filipino resistance movement and rose to the rank of major in an island-wide guerrilla army. With a price on his head and his capture eminent, Bell, his wife, and two teenage sons were smuggled across the island and, on February 6, 1944, escaped on board a cargo submarine delivering arms and ammunition to the guerrillasHowever, Ia#39;ll do my best to supervise and coordinate them until I can find the right officer for the job.a€ Roya#39;s three friends could only agree to this course. However, before Roya#39;s visitorshad started back home, Frederico Tatel, Roya#39;s student courier, came byto report thatLieutenant ... with Lieutenant Galicano Sibala about the formation of a guerrilla groupnear Tanjay;it now had several ambushes toits credit.


Title:Stranded in the Philippines
Author: Scott Mills
Publisher:Naval Institute Press - 2013-09-23
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