In the Midst of Wars: An American's Mission to Southeast Asia by Edward G. LansdaleIn the Midst of Wars: An American's Mission to Southeast Asia by Edward G. Lansdale

In the Midst of Wars: An American's Mission to Southeast Asia

byEdward G. Lansdale

Paperback | January 1, 1991

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Edward Geary Lansdale (1908-1987) truly became a legend in his own time. His mission to the Philippines in the early 1950s as an Air Force officer and CIA agent resulted in the defeat of the communist-led Hukbalahap movement and the subsequent election of Ramon Magsayay, arguably the most popular president that the people of the Philippines have known.
Edward Geary Lansdale (1908-1987) was a United States Air Force officer who served in the Office of Strategic Services and the Central Intelligence Agency.
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Title:In the Midst of Wars: An American's Mission to Southeast AsiaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:385 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.01 inPublished:January 1, 1991Publisher:Fordham University Press

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ISBN - 10:0823213145

ISBN - 13:9780823213146

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Edward Geary Lansdale (1908-1987) truly became a legend in his own time. His mission to the Philippines in the early 1950s as an Air Force officer and CIA agent resulted in the defeat of the communist-led Hukbalahap movement and the subsequent election of Ramon Magsayay, arguably the most popular president that the people of the Philippines have known.

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"A fascinating story of counterinsurgency and counter intelligence. . . . His account has the freshness of firsthand observation."