The Rice Paddy Navy: U.S. Sailors Undercover in China: Espionage and Sabotage Behind Japanese Lines in China During World War II

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After the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the U.S. Navy knew it would need vital information from the Pacific. Nationalist China was particularly well-suited to provide vital information about the Japanese and the Pacific weather patterns. Captain Milton 'Mary' Miles journeyed to China to set up weather stations and monitor the Chinese coastline-and to spy on the Japanese. After a meeting and a handshake agreement with Chiang Kai-shek's spymaster, General Dai Li, the Sino-American Cooperative Organization was born. SACO ...

The Rice Paddy Navy: U.S. Sailors Undercover in China: Espionage and Sabotage Behind Japanese Lines in China During World War II 2012, Osprey Publishing (UK), New York

ISBN-13: 9781849088114

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