Polygamy for La Patrie

JUNGLE MISSION (204 pp.)—Kene Riesen— Crowe//($3.50).

As soon as Captain Pierre, commander of the Kong-Plong outpost in south Indo-China, saw the handsome, flaxen-haired corporal from Lyon, he felt that he had a solution to the problem of winning over certain Moi' tribes which had taken up a neutral position in the war with the Communist-led Viet Minh. After a workout with the colonial troops, Corporal Riesen, the author of this book, was sent into the mountainous jungle 'of central Viet Nam. Friendly Moi' chieftains offered him a bride. Corporal Riesen demurred ("She was only...

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