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Title:
A prisoner's duty : great escapes in U.S. military history
Author:
Doyle, Robert C.
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Publication Information:
New York : Bantam Books, 1999.
Physical Description:
449 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 18 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780553579734
Format :
Book

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Central Library E181 .D69 1997 Adult Mass Market Paperback Central Closed Stacks
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Summary

Summary

With you-are-there immediacy, prisoner of war expert Robert Doyle provides a penetrating look at some of the most daring escapes in American history. From the American Revolution and Civil War, to the war in the Persian Gulf, to the undeclared war in Southeast Asia, these extraordinary true stories form a riveting history that reads like a rapid-fire thriller. Includes an exploration of the psychology of escape, as well as a look at escape in popular books and films.


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