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Author Howes, Craig, 1955-

Title Voices of the Vietnam POWs : Witnesses to Their Fight
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1993
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Description 1 online resource (304 pages)
Contents Introduction: America's Vietnam POWs; 1 The Fighting Man's Code; 2 Camp Authority and the Rules of the Game; 3 Torture and War's Body; 4 The Official Story; 5 The Big Picture; 6 A Prophet Returns to His People; 7 The Story's Other Sides; 8 Keeping the Faith -- James Bond Stockdale; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary Unsure whether they would be greeted as traitors or heroes, POWs returning from Vietnam responded by holding tight to their chosen motto, "Return with Honor." "We're giving the American people what they want and badly need--heroes," said a Vietnam jungle POW. "I feel it's our responsibility, our duty to help them where possible shed the idea this war was a waste, useless, as unpopular as it may have been." In the first book to explore the entire range of memoirs, biographies, and group histories published since America's Vietnam POWs returned home, Craig Howes explores the development of a col
Analysis Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 - Prisoners and prisons, North Vietnamese
Notes Print version record
Subject Prisoners of war -- United States -- Biography.
Prisoners of war -- Vietnam -- Biography.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Personal narratives, American.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Prisoners and prisons, North Vietnamese.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Personal narratives.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0195086805 (Trade Paper)
1601299575 (electronic bk.)
9781601299574 (electronic bk.)