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

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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 Magsaysay, arguably the most popular president that the people of the Philippines have known. In 1954 Lansdale was sent to Vietnam, where he hoped to repeat the program of counterinsurgency that was so successful in the Philippines. His ideas of land redistribution, ...

In the Midst of Wars: An American's Mission to Southeast Asia 1991, Fordham University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780823213146

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In the midst of wars; an American's mission to Southeast Asia. 1972, Harper & Row, New York

ISBN-13: 9780060125103

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