A unique American chronicle of a navy family's life during the Vietnam war years, this widely acclaimed memoir has been updated to include an outspoken account of the Stockdale's experiences in the seventeen years since Jim's release from a Hanoi prison.
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Light wear to boards. Content is clean and bright. DJ has creasing and tearing to edges with creasing internal front flapAbout the Author:
Vice Admiral <strong>James Bond Stockdale</strong> (1923 –2005) was one of the most highly decorated officers in the history of the United States Navy.<br><br>Stockdale led aerial attacks from the carrier <em>USS Ticonderoga </em> (CVA-14) during the 1964 Gulf of Tonkin Incident. On his next deployment, while Commander of Carrier Air Wing 16 aboard the carrier <em>USS Oriskany (CV-34) </em>, he was shot down over enemy territory on September 9, 1965.<br><br>Stockdale was the highest-ranking naval officer held as a prisoner of war in Vietnam. He was awarded 26 personal combat decorations, including the Medal of Honor and four Silver Stars. During the late 1970s, he served as President of the Naval War College. <br><br>Stockdale was candidate for Vice President of the United States in the 1992 presidential election, on Ross Perot's independent ticket
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Book Description Harper & Row, 1984. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110060153180
Book Description Harper & Row, 1984. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0060153180
Book Description Harper & Row, 1984. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0060153180
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