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The passing of the night

Robinson Risner

The passing of the night

my seven years as a prisoner of the North Vietnamese.

by Robinson Risner

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Risner, Robinson,
  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Prisoners and prisons, North Vietnamese,
  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Personal narratives, American

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS557.A675 R57 1974
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 264 p.
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5417029M
    ISBN 100394489675
    LC Control Number73009094

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Risner's career as a fighter pilot began in Panama, where he whiled away the World War II years. When peace came, he joined the Oklahoma Air Guard. His squadron was called to active duty during Korea and began transitioning from Ps to Fs but.