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Townley, Alvin

Captured: An American Prisoner of War in North Vietnam

(3) YA This pared down version of Townley's adult book Defiant focuses on Jeremiah Denton, one of the "Alcatraz Gang," a group of American POWs held captive by the North Vietnamese during the Vietnam War. This memorable, well-written book about his life before and after, his daily struggles and gruesome torture for refusing to cooperate, and how he survived includes black-and-white context photographs throughout. Bib., ind.


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