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Thailand's Secret War: OSS, SOE and the Free Thai Underground During World War II (Cambridge Military Histories) Paperback – 10 Jun 2010

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  • Paperback: 484 pages
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press (10 Jun. 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0521143373
  • ISBN-13: 978-0521143370
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 3 x 22.9 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,558,575 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Review of the hardback: '… the tangled history of the covert operations in Thailand carried out by the SOE, the American Office of Strategic Services (OSS) and the Free Thai Underground, which is meticulously unravelled by E. Bruce Reynolds in Thailand's Secret War.' Tribune

Review of the hardback: 'Is an enjoyable account of the differing agendas of the British and American agents who jockeyed for post-war advantage in the country.' Kansai Time Out

Review of the hardback: 'The book is an exemplar of close-knit historical investigation … the author is to be congratulated on a fine intellectual effort.' Asian Affairs

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This book is an absorbing account of secret operations and political intrigue in wartime Thailand. It sheds light on Thailand's clandestine relations with Britain, the United States and China, each of which had ambitions for post-war influence in Bangkok, and on the rivalry between the SOE and the OSS.

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4.0 out of 5 starsNever again. The Thai deal to provide labor to the Japanese resulted in the Chinese being strongarmed and the Japanese knowing
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