The Jungle Beat, by Roy Follows, subtitled 'Fighting Terrorists in the Jungle'
Published by TravellersEye in 1997, 208 pages. Paperback (N4829)
Brand New Book
In this book the author recounts his experiences in Malaya in the 1950's fighting against the communist insurgency their, in what became known as the 'Malayan Emergency Campaign'.
From the rear side cover: In search of adventure Roy joined the Malay police at the height of a bitter ten year campaign against communist terrorists. He was 22 and had no experience of jungle warfare....
Within a year he had become the youngest ever commander of a jungle fort and platoon operating deep within enemy controlled territory. Reliant on uncertain intelligence, he led his platoon through a series of offensive patrols and carried the war to the terrorists on their own ground.