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The Resource Surviving Hell : a POW'S Journey

Surviving Hell : a POW'S Journey

Label
Surviving Hell : a POW'S Journey
Title
Surviving Hell
Title remainder
a POW'S Journey
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On April 19, 1967, Air Force Colonel Leo Thorsness was on a mission over North Vietnam when his wingman was shot down by an enemy MiG, which then lined up for a gunnery pass on the two American pilots who had bailed out. Although his F 105 was not designed for aerial combat, Thorsness engaged the MiG and destroyed it. Spotting four more MiGs, he fought his way through a barrage of North Vietnamese SAMs to engage them too, shooting down one and driving off the others. For this action, Thorsness was awarded the Medal of Honor. But he didn't learn about it until years later--by a "tap code" coming
Member of
Cataloging source
MHW
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1932-2017
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Thorsness, Leo
Dewey number
959.704/37
Index
no index present
LC call number
DS559.4
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Thorsness, Leo
  • Fighter pilots
  • Prisoners of war
  • Prisoners of war
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Thorsness, Leo
  • Vietnam War (1961-1975)
  • HISTORY
  • Fighter pilots
  • Prisoners of war
  • United States
  • Vietnam
Label
Surviving Hell : a POW'S Journey
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
728781545
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (169 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781306180825
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
3b09afad-d181-489f-8652-e71e2e7407b7
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)728781545
Label
Surviving Hell : a POW'S Journey
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
728781545
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (169 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781306180825
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
3b09afad-d181-489f-8652-e71e2e7407b7
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)728781545

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