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SAC0, the rice paddy navy.

Roy Olin Stratton

SAC0, the rice paddy navy.

by Roy Olin Stratton

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Published by C. S. Palmer Pub. Co. in [Pleasantville, N.Y.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China.
    • Subjects:
    • Sino-American Cooperative Organization.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- China.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD769.64 .S76
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 408 p.
      Number of Pages408
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6079539M
      LC Control Number50033139
      OCLC/WorldCa5584961

      SACO – “the rice paddy navy” – was one of the best-kept secrets of the war. Linda Kush uncovers the military accomplishments and political wrangling that colored one of the most successful – and little known – efforts of World War II. The Rice Paddy Navy, US Sailors Undercover in China, Linda Kush. The Sino-American Cooperative Organization was an unusual group that was originally formed in an attempt to get US Naval weather forecasters into China, but that eventually expanded into a major training and intelligence organisation.

      Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages ) and index. Contents. PART ONE: SETTING THE STAGE FOR THE RICE PADDY NAVY; Chapter 1: The U.S. Navy Mission in China When America entered World War II in , the U.S. Navy faced a long fight in the Pacific, and accurate weather forecasting would be one key to success. WOLFEBORO — On Tues., Aug from p.m., author Linda Kush will present a lecture on her book, “The Rice Paddy Navy: U.S. Sailors Undercover in China”, atWright Museum. Part of Wright Museum’s Lecture Series, sponsored by Ron Goodgame and Donna Canney, the lecture will provide insight into the Sino-American Cooperative Organization (SACO), a little-known, top-secret U.

      In The Rice Paddy Navy: U.S. Sailors Undercover in China, freelance reporter Linda Kush tells the story of the Sino-American Cooperative Organization (SACO), a covert partnership between the Navy and the Nationalist Chinese Secret Service under Gen. Dai Li. It’s a tale of espionage, gadgetry, treachery and backroom dealing starring a colorful. The Rice Paddy Navy. likes. By Linda Kush U.S. Sailors Undercover in China during WWII Available on amazon and through the publisher,


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“SACO – The Rice Paddy Navy” by Roy Olin Stratton: How two men, Lieutenant General Tai Li, Chief of Nationalist China’s Secret Service, and RADM (then Captain) Milton E.

Miles, USN, Chief of the US Strategic Services in the Far East, met at Chungking one day in early and formulated plans for. “The Rice Paddy Navy” by Linda Kush is a must read for anyone interested in WWII, the art of the spymaster, or the complex history of American/Chinese relations.

The book tells the story of a little known, undercover operation in China by the US Navy that began just after Pearl Harbor and which has remained largely untold before the 4/5. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

PART ONE: SETTING THE STAGE FOR THE RICE PADDY NAVY Chapter 1: The U.S. Navy Mission in China When America entered World War II inthe U.S. Navy faced a long fight in the Pacific, and accurate weather forecasting would be one key to success.

The weather data would have to come from China, which was occupied by Japan. Adm. By Linda Kush, Osprey Publishing, () Reviewed by David Kronenfeld. The Rice Paddy Navy relates the unique story of the Sino-American Cooperation Organization (SACO), an intelligence and special operations unit of the US Navy in China during World War II.

Author Linda Kush has expended significant research in the writing of her first book length publication. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Stratton, Roy Olin.

SACO, the rice paddy navy. [Pleasantville, N.Y.] C.S. Palmer Pub. Co., (OCoLC)   Part 3 SACO From the Ground Up.

Chapter 5 Building the Rice Paddy Navy Chapter 6 Happy Valley, SACO Headquarters Chapter 7 Backstage SACO: India and Over the Hump Part 4 SACO's Battle Within the U.S. Military. Chapter 8 SACO and the OSS: A Shaky Alliance Chapter 9 A Landlocked Navy in Stormy Seas Part 5 Operations and the Pages: Book Gallery // Mike Riley (US) Bookseller Inventory # Title Saco The Rice Paddy Navy Author Stratton, Roy Olin Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket Edition First Edition; First Printing Binding Hardcover Publisher C.

Palmer Publishing Co. Date published KeywordsBook Edition: First Edition; First Printing. Although several books have been published about the “rice paddy navy,” Linda Kush’s book is the most thorough exploration of the work of an extraordinary joint venture, the Sino-American.

The Rice Paddy Navy had received several kind reviews. I am delighted to know that others are enjoying the book that was so rewarding to write.

The Washington Times Review by Joseph C. Goulden Feb. 19, "Although several books have been published about the 'rice paddy navy,' Linda Kush’s book is the most thorough. The "Rice Paddy Navy" operated in the China-Burma-India theater, monitoring Japanese radio traffic, advising and training, rescuing downed American flyers, forecasting weather and scouting landing areas in anticipation of potential US landing to prepare for an invasion of Japan.

More information found on the Web: Unofficial SACO pages. The Rice Paddy Navy was a scrappy group of river pirates, peasants, coastwatchers, saboteurs, a feared Chinese Secret Service General who ruled with an iron fist, and a reasonably confident US Navy officer accompanied by a team of handpicked sailors and Marines.

Described as one of the best-kept secrets of the Second. Although several books have been published about the "rice paddy navy," Linda Kush's book is the most thorough exploration of the work of an extraordinary joint venture, the Sino-American Cooperative Organization (SACO).".

Great deals on Navy History & Military Books Publication Year. Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at Fast & Free shipping on many items!The Rice Paddy Navy imparts illuminating insights into the secret organization of US Navy personnel and Chinese guerillas during one of the darkest periods in the 20th century.

Through cooperation, respect, and military genius, SACO proved that even a sleeping giant could evade the light of the Rising Sun. Intensely indorsed.

I have two big events coming for for The Rice Paddy Navy: a local book-signing party Feb. 9 and a presentation at the International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C., March has been great fun looking through the book for passages to read aloud. I’m looking for exciting moments that define the remarkable history of SACO without spoiling anything for readers.