Books Now the Hell Will Start One Soldier's Flight from the Greatest Manhunt of World War II by Brendan I. Koerner Hardcover, 386 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $26.95 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleNow the Hell Will StartSubtitleOne Soldier's Flight from the Greatest Manhunt of World War IIAuthorBrendan I. Koerner Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon iBooks Independent Booksellers Book Summary 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. Genres: Nonfiction History & Society Biography & Memoir Also by Brendan I. Koerner The Skies Belong to Us Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Now the Hell Will Start Excerpt: 'Now the Hell Will Start' 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.