Captive Warriors: A Vietnam Pow's Story

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Texas A&M University Press, Jun 9, 2020 - 310 pages

"Captive Warriors is, from the beginning to end, a thoughtful, well-written, and insightful true story of endurance and survival in some of the most desperate circumstances imaginable."--Booklist

"Captive Warriors stands as a remarkable testament to courage and the strength of convictions. It is a book with lessons for us all."--Dallas Morning News

"More than just Johnson's own story, Captive Warriors is a tribute to all the American prisoners of war."--Veterans' Voice of America

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Among prisoner of war memoirs, which all remind us of the brutality of war and the staggering toll it takes on the individual, Vietnam POW accounts are especially powerful reminders of what the ... Read full review

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About the author (2020)

SAM JOHNSON served twenty-nine years in the US Air Force in Korea and Vietnam. He earned two Silver Stars, two Legions of Merit, the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Bronze Star with Valor, the Meritorious Service Medal, and nine other medals, including two Purple Hearts. In 1991 he was elected to the US Congress and served until January 2019; he lives in Dallas, Texas. JAN WINEBRENNER is a freelance writer who lives in Plano, Texas. She grew up on the Navajo Indian Reservation in northern Arizona and studied English literature and education at Northern Arizona University and John Brown University. She has published numerous feature articles and books. She is a frequent speaker for writers' groups and conferences.

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