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Seize the Day

A Subtle and Powerful Evocation of One Man's Military and Intelligence Life, a Gripping Autobiography.

By A. M. (Jack)

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Format: Paperback, 280 pages
Other Information: Illustrated
Published In: Australia, 01 March 2015
Seize the Day is a suspenseful story of considerable scope. Harris a prize winning novelist writes with nostalgia of his youth, of pride in his army service in Japan and with exhilaration about the pursuit of the defeated North Korean Army late in 1950. Wounded that year Harris returned to Australia, later studied Chinese and was posted back to Korea in 1953 and placed in charge of a group of linecrossing South Koreans. On his discharge Harris joined ASIO; he discusses the Petrov defection and later from Hong Kong he observes Chairman Mao's Cultural Revolution and how some of Mao's maddened young Red Guards, urged on by Madame Mao, threatened the Colony.

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On joining the Australian Army in 1946, Harris went to Japan with BCOF and sailed for Korea in mid 1950 with 3RAR. Wounded twice in action he was awarded a Military Medal for his intelligence work behind the enemy lines. On his discharge in 1954 Harris became a member of ASIO and in 1960 was posted to their station in Hong Kong. Five years later he was a Director in Myer Overseas and he was to spend thirty years in the region.

EAN: 9781922175717
ISBN: 1922175714
Publisher: Brolga Pub.
Dimensions: 20.96 x 13.97 x 1.57 centimetres (0.24 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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