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Jungle Mission René Riesen

Jungle Mission

René Riesen

Published 1957
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Hardcover
204 pages
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Riesen was a non-commissioned officer sent into the highlands of French Indochina, northwest of Kon Tum, to organize and train Montagnard tribesmen to support French efforts against the Communists. Riesen was the only outsider among the hill people,MoreRiesen was a non-commissioned officer sent into the highlands of French Indochina, northwest of Kon Tum, to organize and train Montagnard tribesmen to support French efforts against the Communists. Riesen was the only outsider among the hill people, took a native wife, and was recognized by them as a local warlord. This is his personal account of the mission.