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By Martin W. Clemens

This impressive memoir tells the compelling tale of the near-mythic British district officer who contributed to shaping the 1st nice Allied counteroffensive. Scottish-born and Cambridge-educated, Martin Clemens controlled to outlive months at the back of jap strains in a single of the main unfriendly climates and terrains on the earth. After numerous partisan and secret agent missions, in 1942 he emerged from the jungle and built-in his Melanesian commando strength into the center of the first Marine Division's operations, incomes the unfettered admiration of such mythical Marine officials as Vandegrift, Thomas, Twining, Edson, and Pate. The ebook relies on a magazine Clemens stored in the course of the conflict and can good be the final severe resource of study of the Solomon's crusade. His eyewitness bills of harrowing long-distance patrols and existence at the run from shadowy eastern intelligence operatives and treacherous islanders are unequalled within the literature of the Pacific battle. First released in 1998, the tale is key and relaxing reading.

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