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Surviving hell : a POW's journey

Author: Leo Thorsness
Publisher: New York : Encounter Books, 2011. ©2008
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Capture-to-repatriation memoir of an U.S. Air Force combat pilot who spent six years as a prisoner of war in the infamous Hanoi Hilton during the Vietnam War.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Personal narratives
Biography
Personal narratives, American
Named Person: Leo Thorsness; Leo Thorsness
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leo Thorsness
ISBN: 9781594035203 1594035202
OCLC Number: 1082452126
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xviii, 132 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some colour), portraits (some colour) ; 23 cm
Contents: Medal of Honor Mission --
Shot Down --
What I Brought With Me --
Down the Mountain --
Tap Code --
A Day in the Life of --
Dinnertime --
Bad Medicine --
Walking Home --
The Medal of Honor --
Solo --
The Question of Freedom --
Boredom --
Prison Science --
The Lord's Prayer --
Hanoi Hilton Extension Courses --
The Home Front --
Prison Talk --
Mike's Flag --
Christmas 1972 --
Leaving Hell --
Home.
Responsibility: Leo Thorsness ; with a new introduction by Scott Johnson.

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Capture-to-repatriation memoir of an U.S. Air Force combat pilot who spent six years as a prisoner of war in the infamous Hanoi Hilton during the Vietnam War.

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