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The Resource Operation Thunderhead : the true story of Vietnam's final POW rescue mission--and the last Navy SEAL killed in country, Kevin Dockery

Operation Thunderhead : the true story of Vietnam's final POW rescue mission--and the last Navy SEAL killed in country, Kevin Dockery

Label
Operation Thunderhead : the true story of Vietnam's final POW rescue mission--and the last Navy SEAL killed in country
Title
Operation Thunderhead
Title remainder
the true story of Vietnam's final POW rescue mission--and the last Navy SEAL killed in country
Statement of responsibility
Kevin Dockery
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The majority of this book describes the experiences of U.S. Air Force Capt. John Dramesi, who was shot down on April 2, 1967, and taken prisoner by the North Vietnamese. He escaped from several North Vietnamese prisons, but was recaptured and tortured each time. The attempted, but ultimately unsuccessful, rescue of POWs by the U.S. Navy (Operation Thunderhead) is also described
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
959.704/37
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DS559.4
LC item number
.D63 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Operation Thunderhead : the true story of Vietnam's final POW rescue mission--and the last Navy SEAL killed in country, Kevin Dockery
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Vietnam -- Fear -- Code of conduct -- A start -- Punching out -- Captured -- Moving -- Interrogation -- Escape -- Run -- The goose and the bug -- Torture -- The dungeon -- Heartbreak and beyond -- The zoo -- Coker and McKnight -- Bid for freedom -- The Zoo Annex -- Planning and preparation -- Escape from the annex -- Freedom runners -- Ordeal -- SEALs, frogmen, and dark waters -- New time -- Operation Diamond -- Blackbirds booming the Hanoi Hilton -- Operation Thunderhead -- Launch -- Deadly waters -- Final return
Control code
ocn226984773
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 294 pages, [8] pages of plates
Isbn
9780425223734
Lccn
2008019857
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)226984773
Label
Operation Thunderhead : the true story of Vietnam's final POW rescue mission--and the last Navy SEAL killed in country, Kevin Dockery
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Vietnam -- Fear -- Code of conduct -- A start -- Punching out -- Captured -- Moving -- Interrogation -- Escape -- Run -- The goose and the bug -- Torture -- The dungeon -- Heartbreak and beyond -- The zoo -- Coker and McKnight -- Bid for freedom -- The Zoo Annex -- Planning and preparation -- Escape from the annex -- Freedom runners -- Ordeal -- SEALs, frogmen, and dark waters -- New time -- Operation Diamond -- Blackbirds booming the Hanoi Hilton -- Operation Thunderhead -- Launch -- Deadly waters -- Final return
Control code
ocn226984773
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 294 pages, [8] pages of plates
Isbn
9780425223734
Lccn
2008019857
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)226984773

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