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Title:
Hero found : the greatest POW escape of the Vietnam War
Author:
Henderson, Bruce B., 1946-
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York, NY : HarperCollins, [2010]

©2010
Physical Description:
xix, 293 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24cm
Summary:
Tells the true story of Navy pilot Dieter Dengler who led and organized an escape from a P.O.W. camp in the Laotian jungle and returned to his aircraft carrier, emaciated and ill, six months after being shot down.
Language:
English
Contents:
"Born a gypsy" -- America -- Training for flight -- The swordsmen -- Gray Eagle goes to war -- Shootdown -- Will to survive -- "We'll run out of pilots" -- Prisoners of war -- South China Sea -- Escape -- To the rescue -- Returning hero -- Alive and free.
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ISBN:
9780061571367
Format :
Book