Gold-warriorsst. frontcover. Gold Warriors. America’s Secret Recovery of Yamashita’s Gold. by Peggy Seagrave and Sterling Seagrave . In , US intelligence officers in Manila discovered that the Japanese had hidden large quantities of gold bullion and other looted treasure in. The explanation offered in the Seagraves’ book is considerably more .. Gold Warriors is easily the best guide available to the scandal of.

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Why was the peace treaty written in the way it was? I find the topic intriguing but the writing leaves much to be golld.

The book depends on the kinds of guilt-by-association and pointing out of coincidences that should always only point a historian to issues that need to be confirmed with further research, rather than form the key hinges in a complex accusation. I became interested in the topic of Philippine treasure hunting after reading Cryptonomicon.

Feb 24, Manheim Wagner rated it it was amazing. These would be combined with treasure recovered inside Japan during The Roxas Buddhas 8 Nov 23, What percentage of the Japanese plunder was NOT gold, and where is this jewelry and other artwork?

Trivia About Warrioors Warriors: Meanwhile, a substantial portion ogld the treasure stolen by the Japanese from East Asian countries remains buried in the Philippines. Sterling Seagrave, — Investigative journalist Sterling Seagrave has died at the age of The Japanese were many times worse in their treatment of their enemies and yet, no Kyoto trials.


William Blanton Sr rated it really liked it May 22, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Quite the history lesson in these warriord.

Gold Warriors: America’s Secret Recovery of Yamashita’s Gold

This ‘Black Gold’ gave Washington virtually limitless, unaccountable funds, providing an asset base to reinforce seaggave treasuries of America’s allies, to bribe political and military leaders, and to manipulate elections in foreign countries for more than fifty years. Then, allegedly with U. Appropriately, both Sterling and Peggy Seagrave have biographies that mark them as wanderers and seekers.

Jerry rated it really liked it Feb 09, As a result, Robert Anderson, on the staff of the Secretary of War, Henry Stimson, returned to Tokyo with Lansdale and, according to the Seagraves, then flew secretly with MacArthur to the Philippines, where they personally inspected several warriore.

These, combined with Japanese treasure recovered during the US occupation, warrios with recovered Nazi loot, would create a worldwide American political action fund to fight communism.

We all know about the Nuremberg trials. In addition, the Seagraves contend that MacArthur proceeded to establish secret trusts around the globe — the most famous of which became known as the Black Eagle Trust, or the M-Fund, which was named, they say, after U.

The Looting of Asia

The book would also benefit from an update since more than a decade has passed. It is difficult to know how much of the Seagrave’s story is true. He and his staff reasoned that the war would end with a negotiated settlement, and they believed or imagined that the Americans could be persuaded to transfer the Philippines to Japan in return for an end to the war. It buys political favors and weapon systems. Why have the wsrriors been laid for so many conspiracies to flourish?


Log In Register for Online Access. InUS Intelligence officers in Manila discovered that the Japanese had hidden large quantities of gold bullion and other looted treasure in the Philippines.

Gold Warriors: America’s Secret Recovery of Yamashita’s Gold by Sterling Seagrave

The Best Books of To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Verso Books 31 July Chief winemaker Peter Gago spoke abou His officials arrested the underworld boss Yoshio Kodama, who had worked in China during the war, selling opium and supervising the collection and shipment to Japan of industrial metals such as tungsten, titanium and platinum.

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