Six Years in the Hanoi Hilton: An Extraordinary Story of Courage and Survival in Vietnam

Six Years in the Hanoi Hilton: An Extraordinary Story of Courage and Survival in Vietnam


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781621575108
Publisher: Regnery History
Publication date: 03/13/2017
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 220,002
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Amy Shively Hawk is the stepdaughter of James Shively, who married her mother after his release from a Hanoi prison when Amy was five years old. Amy’s background is in journalism, speaking, and advertising/marketing. She has a BA in Communication Studies from Eastern Washington University, and a minor in Broadcast Journalism. Amy is married to Steve, has a teenage daughter and son, and lives in Hood River, Oregon.

Table of Contents

Author's Note xi

Special Note to POWs xv

Foreword xvii

Prologue xix

Part 1

1 Baseball and BB Guns 5

2 "What Did I Get Myself Into?" 15

3 What Happens in Vegas… 23

4 One Hundred Missions 29

5 One More Roll 35

6 Shot Down 51

Part 2

7 Heartbreak Hotel 63

8 Don't Let the Bed Bugs Bite 73

9 Mind Games, Exploitation, and Propaganda 83

10 "A Little Spark of Hope" 95

11 Hanoi Hannah, Gyro Gearloose, and Ladies' Underwear 101

12 Escape and Repercussions: New Levels of Hell 117

13 Camp Faith 123

14 Welcome to the Jungle 137

15 Operation Homecoming 143

Part 3

16 Return to Freedom 153

17 Life in the Spotlight 163

18 Don't Sweat the Small Stuff 169

19 Because You Cannot Hate and Live 179

20 The Last Battle 187

Epilogue 197

Afterword 199

Acknowledgments 209

Notes 213

Index 225

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