The Passing of the Night: My Seven Years as a Prisoner of the North Vietnamese

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9780394489674: The Passing of the Night: My Seven Years as a Prisoner of the North Vietnamese

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.

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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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Powerful...a tribute to Risner's patriotism and intuitive religious faith that he survived at all. -- Publishers Weekly

Reading this book will be a tremendous uplifting experience...This is a book of hope. -- Richmond News Leader

Touchingly, deeply impressive first-person story. -- Newsweek

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