Beret Lieutenant James N. Rowe was captured in 1963 in Vietnam, his life became
more than a matter of staying alive.
Vietcong POW camp, Rowe endured beri-beri, dysentery, and tropical fungus
diseases. He suffered grueling psychological and physical torment. He
experienced the loneliness and frustration of watching his friends die. And he
struggled every day to maintain faith in himself as a soldier and in his
country as it appeared to be turning against him.
is testimony to the disciplined human spirit.
"The Most Important Book Ever
Written About The Vietnam Experience. The people of the United States can be
immensely proud of Nick Rowe and Americans like him who have resisted and
survived the worst abuse a brutal enemy could visit upon us."--Robin Moore
"If you can read this story and
not weep, you are inhuman."--The Cincinnati Post
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