The Longest Rescue
The Life and Legacy of Vietnam POW William A. Robinson
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||University Press of Kentucky|
| Book Format:||Ebook|
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| Book Description: |
While serving as a crew chief aboard a U.S. Air Force Rescue helicopter, Airman First Class William A. Robinson was shot down and captured in Ha Tinh Province, North Vietnam, on September 20, 1965. After a brief stint at the "Hanoi Hilton," Robinson endured 2,703 days in multiple North Vietnamese prison camps, including the notorious Briarpatch and various compounds at Cu Loc, known by the inmates as the Zoo. No enlisted man in American military history has been held as a prisoner...