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American patriot : the life and wars of Colonel Bud Day / Robert Coram.

Coram, Robert. (Author).
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Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library 921 DAY (Text) 39206020587752 Adult Biography Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780316067393 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0316067393 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: ix, 398 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : : illustrations ; ; 21 cm
  • Edition: 1st pbk ed.
  • Publisher: New York ; Back Bay Books, 2008.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally published: Little, Brown, 2007.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [379]-382) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Siouxland -- War and peace -- Preparation -- The wild blue yonder -- Sporty flying -- Building time -- Hit my smoke -- South toward freedom -- North toward hell -- The bug -- Another summer of love -- The years of the locust -- The freedom bird -- Three's in...with unfinished business -- Over the side -- Goodbye yellow dogs -- Once more unto the breach -- The fat lady never sings -- One more mission -- Epilogue
Summary, etc.:
During the course of his military career, Bud Day won every available combat medal, escaped death on no less than seven occasions, and spent 67 months as a POW in the infamous Hanoi Hilton, along with John McCain. Despite sustained torture, Day would not break. He became a hero to POWs everywhere--a man who fought without pause, not a prisoner of war, but a prisoner at war. Upon his return, passed over for promotion to Brigadier General, Day retired. But years later, with his children grown and a lifetime of service to his country behind him, he would engage in another battle, this one against an opponent he never had expected: his own country. On his side would be the hundreds of thousands of veterans who had fought for America only to be betrayed--and what would happen next would make Bud Day an even greater legend.--Publisher description.
Subject: Day, George E.
United States. Air Force > Officers > Biography.
Medal of Honor > Biography.
Fighter pilots > United States > Biography.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 > Prisoners and prisons, North Vietnamese.
Prisoners of war > United States > Biography.
Prisoners of war > Vietnam > Biography.
Lawyers > United States > Biography.
Retired military personnel > United States > Biography.

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