Surviving Hell: A POW'S Journey

Surviving Hell: A POW'S Journey

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by Leo Thorsness
     
 

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Thorsness joined the U.S. Air Force in 1951 at age 18 and became a jet pilot during the Vietnam War. During an 1967 mission he was shot down over North Vietnam. Injured and captured, he spent six years in the Hanoi Hilton. When the war ended in 1973, Thorsness was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor. Surviving Hell is a harrowing story of captivity, as told

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Thorsness joined the U.S. Air Force in 1951 at age 18 and became a jet pilot during the Vietnam War. During an 1967 mission he was shot down over North Vietnam. Injured and captured, he spent six years in the Hanoi Hilton. When the war ended in 1973, Thorsness was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor. Surviving Hell is a harrowing story of captivity, as told by the man who lived it.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781594032363
Publisher:
Encounter Books
Publication date:
02/16/2009
Pages:
250
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author


LEO THORSNESS received his Medal of Honor after he was released from his North Vietnamese prison in 1973. From 1988 to 1992, he served as a senator from Washington State. Mr. Thorness now lives in Huntsville, Alabama.

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Surviving Hell: A POW'S Journey 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 15 reviews.
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My son is becoming an Air Force pilot, i thought he should read about what can happen. Inspiraton, motivation, dedication.
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