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Prisoner of War: A First-Person Account

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If you haven’t yet read John McCain’s account of his five-plus years as a POW, I recommend it. I ran across the 18-some page account today published on U.S. News and World Report here and it’s a fascinating read. McCain describes his landing and rough rescue from Truc Bac Lake near Hanoi which was captured in a photo viewable here. I’ve not uploaded it because it’s copywrite appears in question.

No political agenda on my part, just a fascinating story.

Photo above of Nixon greeting McCain is in the public domain [Wikipedia Commons].

Written by Rene Tyree

March 11, 2008 at 9:11 pm

Posted in John McCain, POW, Vietnam

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