Keyword: Hero of Vietnam War United States Pows Pow 253 pages. Reveals the astonishing story of a young Air Force pilot named Lance Sijan whose valor

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The Story of Lance Sijan, Hero of Vietnam

By: McConnell, Malcolm

Price: $79.95

Publisher: New York, W.W. Norton & Company, Inc.: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 24300222

Condition: Very Good


253 pages. Reveals the astonishing story of a young Air Force pilot named Lance Sijan whose valor, dedication to duty, and indomitable spirit were tested under the most extreme condtions. In 1967 Sijan was ejected from his fighter-bomber into the jungle of Laos. Although disable, he dragged himself for six weeks until his capture. He escaped, but upon his recapture was tortured, and revealed no military information. He died in Hanoi. His gallant struggle galvanized other American POWs to resist torture and brainwashing and Sijan was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor. "..The fi... View more info