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Into the Mouth of the Cat: The Story of Lance Sijan, Hero of Vietnam

McConnell, Malcolm

Edité par W W Norton & Co Inc, New York, 1985
ISBN 10: 0393018997 / ISBN 13: 9780393018998
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Titre : Into the Mouth of the Cat: The Story of ...

Éditeur : W W Norton & Co Inc, New York

Date d'édition : 1985

Reliure : Hard Cover

Etat du livre : Near Fine

Etat de la jaquette : Near Fine

Edition : 1st Printing

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252pp. Story of Lance Sijan was an Air Force pilot who was shot down over Laos in 1967; he escaped from a holding camp, was tortured after his recapture, and died. He was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor. Clean. N° de réf. du libraire 008284

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Synopsis : On the night of November 9, 1967, Sijan was ejected from his crippled fighter-bomber over the steep mountains of Laos. Although critically injured and virtually without supplies, he evaded capture in savage terrain for six weeks. Finally caught and placed in a holding camp, he overpowered his guards and escaped, only to be captured again. He resisted his interrogators to the end, and he died two weeks later in Hanoi. His courage was an inspiration to other American prisoners of war, and he was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor.

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