Hero Found: The Greatest POW Escape of the Vietnam War

Paperback | May 24, 2011

byBruce Henderson

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From the #1 New York Times bestselling coauthor of And the Sea Will Tell comes Hero Found: the incredible but true story of Dieter Dengler, the only pilot to escape captivity from a POW camp in the Laotian jungle during the Vietnam War. This amazing story of triumph over seemingly insurmountable odds has been filmed by Werner Herzog as both a documentary (Little Dieter Needs to Fly) and a motion picture (Rescue Dawn, starring Christian Bale), and now receives its book treatment from Bruce Henderson, who served with Dengler in Vietnam.

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From the #1 New York Times bestselling coauthor of And the Sea Will Tell comes Hero Found: the incredible but true story of Dieter Dengler, the only pilot to escape captivity from a POW camp in the Laotian jungle during the Vietnam War. This amazing story of triumph over seemingly insurmountable odds has been filmed by Werner Herzog as...

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In February 1966, Dieter Dengler was shot down over "neutral" Laos in jungle territory controlled by Pathet Lao guerrillas and North Vietnamese regulars, who captured and held him in a fortified prisoner-of-war camp. Already a legend in the navy for his unique escape skills, the German-born Dengler proved to be no ordinary prisoner. Ca...

Bruce Henderson is the author or coauthor of more than twenty nonfiction books, including the #1New York TimesbestsellerAnd the Sea Will Telland the national bestsellerHero Found: The Greatest POW Escape of the Vietnam War. An award-winning journalist and writer, he has published work inEsquire,Playboy,Reader's Digest, and other period...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.77 inPublished:May 24, 2011Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0061571377

ISBN - 13:9780061571374

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