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Escaped with honor : a true story of a Korean POW/MIA / Charles Layton ; Georgiann Coons ; Tammy Elmore.

Layton, Charles. (Author). Coons, Georgiann. (Added Author). Elmore, Tammy. (Added Author).
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  • 5 of 6 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Attica Public Library - Attica 951.9 LAYTON, CHARLES (Text) 74231000114479 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Cambridge City Public Library - Cambridge City 951.9 Lay (Text) 76893000262124 Adult Nonfiction In process -
Montezuma Public Library - Montezuma 951.9 LAYT (Text) 36754000294660 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Odon Winkelpleck Public Library - Odon 915.9 Lay (Text) 70142201610464 Nonfiction - general Available -
Orleans Town and Township Public Library - Main 951.9 LAY (Text) 36870000500097 New Materials Available -
Perry County Public Library - Tell City 951.9 LAY (Text) 70621000213980 Adult - Non Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781632320858
  • Physical Description: xix, 158 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Enumclaw, WA : Redemption Press, c2013.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note: Belonging -- Work: a way to belong -- From high school to the big world -- A young soldier learns discipline -- Across my country, across the sea -- Japan to Korea -- To the North -- A casualty of war -- Capture -- Torture on the Hooch -- Escape -- Return to life -- Heartbreak -- Finding my way -- New life and new opportunities -- Searching for meaning.
Summary, etc.: Layton was drafted into the army and in 1951 he and thirty-six other soldiers were captured during the Korean War. A daring escape ended their seventeen weeks in captivity, yet Layton's actions caused him decades of guilt. Here he takes readers on a journey through his dismal childhood and agonizing war experiences-- events which eventually found him on the pathway to peace and faith.
Subject: Korean War, 1950-1953 > Prisoners and prisons > Biography.
Prisoners of war > United States > Biography.
Prisoners of war > Korea (North) > Biography.
Soldiers > United States > Biography.

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