Merdeka: Malaya 1957. a Country Gains Freedom, But Deep in the Jungle Fighting Continues......

Merdeka Malaya a Country Gains Freedom But Deep in the Jungle Fighting Continues Malaya and a country on the brink of independence Acting on secret intelligence a Gurkha patrol from the British Army is sent deep into the jungle to ambush a group of Chinese Communist Terrorist

  • Title: Merdeka: Malaya 1957. a Country Gains Freedom, But Deep in the Jungle Fighting Continues......
  • Author: Lachlan Gunn
  • ISBN: 9781467880435
  • Page: 147
  • Format: Paperback
  • Malaya 1957 and a country on the brink of independence Acting on secret intelligence a Gurkha patrol from the British Army is sent deep into the jungle to ambush a group of Chinese Communist Terrorists It is accompanied by Alick Gordon, a young officer from the Scottish Border Regiment, Arthur Bryant, a seasoned District Superintendent from the Special Branch of the MalaMalaya 1957 and a country on the brink of independence Acting on secret intelligence a Gurkha patrol from the British Army is sent deep into the jungle to ambush a group of Chinese Communist Terrorists It is accompanied by Alick Gordon, a young officer from the Scottish Border Regiment, Arthur Bryant, a seasoned District Superintendent from the Special Branch of the Malayan Police and Jalil, a tracker and guide from the local orang asli people The Communist Unit is led by Hor Too, a renowned and ruthless jungle fighter and is accompanied by Ah Sim, a female member of the Politburo The tide has turned for the Communists due to the successful counter insurgency campaign, where the phrase winning the hearts and minds of a population was first coined The outcome of the ambush is unexpected and Alick Gordon is deeply affected by some of the deaths In the days after independence Merdeka he takes a short break and makes a journey across Malaya He finds comfort and solace in the company of those he meets, and one person will change his life forever.

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