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The Resource Surviving hell : a POW's journey, Leo Thorsness

Surviving hell : a POW's journey, Leo Thorsness

Label
Surviving hell : a POW's journey
Title
Surviving hell
Title remainder
a POW's journey
Statement of responsibility
Leo Thorsness
Title variation
Surviving hell
Title variation remainder
a POWs journey
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Capture-to-repatriation memoir of an U.S. Air Force combat pilot who spent six years as a prisoner of war in the infamous Hanoi Hilton during the Vietnam War
Summary
Traces the story of a Vietnam War POW from his training to become a jet pilot at the age of eighteen and the mission during which he was shot down and captured through his harrowing six-year incarceration within the "Hanoi Hilton."
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
275653
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1932-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Thorsness, Leo
Dewey number
  • 959.704/37
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Thorsness, Leo
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Prisoners of war
  • Prisoners of war
  • Fighter pilots
  • Vietnamkrieg
  • Amerikanischer Kriegsgefangener
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a POW's journey
Label
Surviving hell : a POW's journey, Leo Thorsness
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Medal of Honor Mission -- Shot Down -- What I Brought With Me -- Down the Mountain -- Tap Code -- A Day in the Life of -- Dinnertime -- Bad Medicine -- Walking Home -- The Medal of Honor -- Solo -- The Question of Freedom -- Boredom -- Prison Science -- The Lord's Prayer -- Hanoi Hilton Extension Courses -- The Home Front -- Prison Talk -- Mike's Flag -- Christmas 1972 -- Leaving Hell -- Home
Control code
ocn191090477
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
132 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781594035203
Isbn Type
(trade pbk.)
Lccn
2008002997
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)191090477
Label
Surviving hell : a POW's journey, Leo Thorsness
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Medal of Honor Mission -- Shot Down -- What I Brought With Me -- Down the Mountain -- Tap Code -- A Day in the Life of -- Dinnertime -- Bad Medicine -- Walking Home -- The Medal of Honor -- Solo -- The Question of Freedom -- Boredom -- Prison Science -- The Lord's Prayer -- Hanoi Hilton Extension Courses -- The Home Front -- Prison Talk -- Mike's Flag -- Christmas 1972 -- Leaving Hell -- Home
Control code
ocn191090477
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
132 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781594035203
Isbn Type
(trade pbk.)
Lccn
2008002997
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)191090477

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