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Author Meixsel, Richard B., 1955- author

Title Frustrated ambition : General Vicente Lim and the Philippine Military Experience, 1910-1944 / Richard B. Meixsel
Published Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, [2018]
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Description 1 online resource
Series Campaigns and commanders ; volume 61
Contents An untiring advocate of independence : first cadet, 1910-1917 -- "A good future before you" : at home and abroad, 1917-1929 -- "Keeping down Filipino leadership" : War Plans Orange and the Filipino soldier, 1929-1934 -- "We may even be there indefinitely" : origins of the Philippine military system, 1934-1935 -- "El entusiasmo de nuestros jovenes" : implementing the military system, 1935-1939 -- "We will handle the army to suit ourselves" : changing direction, 1939-1940 -- "Nothing better to a soldier" : preparing for war, 1941 -- "The only general with cojones" : Lim on Bataan, I -- "His division, his kingdom" : Lim on Bataan, II -- "You could have stopped this useless fighting" : Bataan to Capas, February-July 1942 -- Guerrillero : the final frustration, 1942-1944
Summary "Uses the career of Vicente Lim, the first Filipino graduate of West Point and commanding general of a Philippine Army division on Bataan during World War II, to reappraise the military history of both the Commonwealth-era Philippine Army (1936-1942) and the Philippines during the American period of occupation"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed March 2, 2018)
Subject Lim, Vicente, 1888-1944
Lim, Vicente, 1888-1944
Philippines. Army -- Officers -- Biography
Philippines. Army.
World War (1939-1945)
Generals -- Philippines -- Biography
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Philippines
Armed Forces -- Officers.
HISTORY -- Military -- Other.
Military campaigns.
Philippines -- History -- 1898-1946
Philippines -- History, Military -- 20th century
Genre/Form Biography.
Military history.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0806160772 (electronic bk.)
9780806160771 (electronic bk.)