Code Name: Kaibigan by Dorothy Fleming

Code Name: Kaibigan, a novel based on real events, takes place in the closing months of World War II as the Allies advance on the Japanese-occupied Philippines. Join Lieutenant Ben Adams, weapons and demolition expert, sent by the U.S. Navy ahead of the advancing Allies. Together with a task force of loyal Filipino guerillas, Adams’s mission is to save the lives of civilians imprisoned at Kampo, a Japanese camp in Manila. The Americans, Europeans, Australians, and Canadians who have survived starvation, disease, and execution are now in their fourth year at Kampo. Tension builds as the Allies approach and rumors run rampant that the Japanese will kill all the prisoners or take them hostage in the face of the advancing Allies.

About the Author

Dorothy Fleming, born in Iloilo, in the Visayan Islands, Philippines, earned her B.A. from the University of Southwestern Louisiana and a M.A. from Louisiana State University. She began her career as an intelligence analyst with the US Air Force Security Service in San Antonio, Texas and later joined the Air Force Intelligence group in Washington, DC. She then continued to serve in a variety of positions in military intelligence with the Defense Intelligence Agency, also in Washington, DC, as part of her thirty-one year career. She retired in 1980 and now writes from her home in Arlington, Virginia. She is currently working on her second novel.