Into the Mouth of the Cat: The Story of Lance Sijan, Hero of Vietnam

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Replica Books, Nov 1, 1997 - History - 253 pages
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Sijan was always a special kind of person--but it took Vietnam to show how special he was--in an epic of jungle survival and prison-camp defiance. He resisted his interrogators to the end, and he died two weeks later in Hanoi. His courage was an inspiration to other prisoners of war, and he was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor.

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Review: Into the Mouth of the Cat: The Story of Lance Sijan, Hero of Vietnam

User Review  - Jodi - Goodreads

The book is based on a true story. Lance Sijan is from the Bay View neighborhood of Milwaukee and that's why I wanted to read it. Just like Unbroken, this story is almost hard to believe that it is ... Read full review

Review: Into the Mouth of the Cat: The Story of Lance Sijan, Hero of Vietnam

User Review  - JC - Goodreads

I read this book probably 20 years ago, and honestly it was so incredible, it has stuck with me to this very day. Incredible story from beginning to end. It truly is a must read. Read full review

About the author (1997)

Malcolm McConnell is the coauthor of the #1 "New York Times" bestseller "American Soldier" with Tommy Franks and "My Year" in Iraq with L. Paul Bremer III.

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