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Titel: The Passing of the Night: My Seven Years as ...
Verlag: Random House, New York, NY
Einband: Hard cover
Signiert: Signed by Author(s)
264 p. Audience: General/trade. Inscribed "To Al and Marlene Mayfield a fighter pilot family. It's been a pleasure serving with you and am certainly sorry to lose you. I wish you both all the very best in life-Keep up the good work. Robbie Risner 10-29-74". Risner was awarded the Air Force Cross twice, and was the first living recipient of the medal. He was an ace fighter pilot in the Korean War, and commanded an F-105 Squadron in the Vietnam War. He achieved the rank of Brigadier General, and died in 2013. Signed copies of his book are rarely offered. Good in good dust jacket. Signed by author. Spine cocked. The dustjacket has a short tear, chipping, and edgewear. Buchnummer des Verkäufers Alibris.0010974
Inhaltsangabe: This is one of the most memorable books to come out of the Vietnam War in which General Robbie Risner describes with moving candor the years of pain and deprivation he endured as as a POW in Vietnam. His is the real story of what went on in the prison camps of North Vietnam.
Über den Autor: General Robinson Risner was a fighter pilot in Korea and Vietnam. After his release he served as Vice Commander of the Fighter Weapons Center at Nellis Air Force Base. The Air Force Academy awards the Risner Trophy, given in his honor. to the outstanding fighter pilot of the United States Air Force. He currently resides in Texas with his wife Dorothy.
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