by Brendan I. Koerner
Hardcover, 386 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $26.95 |
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Traces the story of World War II soldier Herman Perry, an African-American G.I. assigned to a segregated labor battalion who sparked the war's most notorious manhunt when he fled into the Indo-Burmese jungle after shooting an unarmed white officer.
June 6, 2008 In his new book, Brendan I. Koerner recounts the almost unbelievable tale of Herman Perry. An African-American soldier serving in Burma, Perry became the subject of the greatest manhunt of World War II.
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