Panlilio, Yay, 1913-1978.

The crucible : an autobiography by Colonel Yay, Filipina American guerrilla / Yay Panlilio ; edited by Denise Cruz. - New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2010. - 1 online resource (xxix, 320 p.) - JSTOR eBooks .

Originally published: New York : Macmillan, 1950, under title The crucible : an autobiography by "Colonel Yay."

Includes bibliographical references.

Acknowledgments; Introduction; A Note on the Text; The Crucible: An Autobiography by Colonel Yay; Timeline; Glossary;

In this 1950 memoir, The Crucible: An Autobiography by Colonel Yay, Filipina American Guerrilla, Panlilio narrates her experience as a journalist, triple agent, leader in the Philippine resistance against the Japanese, and lover of the guerrilla general Marcos V. Augustin, from the war-torn streets of Japanese-occupied Manila, to battlegrounds in the countryside, and the rural farmlands of central California. Denise Cruz's introduction imparts key biographical, historical, and cultural contexts.

9780813548203 (electronic bk.) 0813548209 (electronic bk.)

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Panlilio, Yay, 1913-1978.


World War, 1939-1945--Underground movements--Philippines.
Women guerrillas--Philippines--Biography.
Women journalists--Philippines--Biography.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, Filipino American.
World War, 1939-1945--Participation, Female.
Filipino Americans--Biography.
Irish Americans--Biography.

D802.P5 / P36 2010

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