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Voices of the Vietnam POWs : witnesses to their fight

Author: Craig Howes
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1993.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Howes, Craig, 1955-
Voices of the Vietnam POWs.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1993
(DLC) 92041091
(OCoLC)27069201
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Craig Howes
ISBN: 0585362092 9780585362090 9780195086805 0195086805 9780195076301 0195076303 1280442263 9781280442261
OCLC Number: 47008449
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (295 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction : America's Vietnam POWs --
1. The fighting man's code --
2. Camp authority and the rules of the game --
3. Torture and war's body --
4. The official story --
5. The big picture --
6. A prophet returns to his people --
7. The story's other sides --
8. Keeping the faith-James Bond Stockdale.
Responsibility: Craig Howes.
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This book surveys the body of published material - interviews, memoirs, biographies, and group histories - that has grown up around the experiences of POWs returned from Vietnam. Howes endeavours to  Read more...

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In fact or fiction, the argument-from many of the senior POWs and from some cultural commentators-that the prisoners were the war's only true 'heroes' is one of real cultural and historical Read more...

 
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