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Hero found : the greatest POW escape of the Vietnam War

Author: Bruce B Henderson
Publisher: New York, NY : HarperCollins, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Tells the true story of Navy pilot Dieter Dengler who led and organized an escape from a P.O.W. camp in the Laotian jungle and returned to his aircraft carrier, emaciated and ill, six months after being shot down.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Dieter Dengler; Dieter Dengler
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce B Henderson
ISBN: 9780061571367 0061571369
OCLC Number: 419856297
Description: xix, 293 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: "Born a gypsy" --
America --
Training for flight --
The swordsmen --
Gray Eagle goes to war --
Shootdown --
Will to survive --
"We'll run out of pilots" --
Prisoners of war --
South China Sea --
Escape --
To the rescue --
Returning hero --
Alive and free.
Responsibility: Bruce Henderson.

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Tells the true story of Navy pilot Dieter Dengler who led and organized an escape from a P.O.W. camp in the Laotian jungle and returned to his aircraft carrier, emaciated and ill, six months after being shot down.

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