By Dorothy H. McDaniel
"As an American requested to serve, i used to be ready to struggle, to be wounded, to be captured or even ready to die, yet i used to be no longer ready to be deserted. it really is that one American isn't well worth the attempt to be chanced on, we, as american citizens, have lost."
These are the phrases of Captain Eugene "Red" McDaniel, who for 6 years used to be prisoner of struggle through the Vietnam battle. for 3 of these years, he was once indexed "missing in action." in the course of these tumultuous years, his spouse Dorothy McDaniel clung to her religion, understanding that he used to be nonetheless alive.
It used to be her struggle to discover info on her POW husband, and his next free up from a North Vietnam criminal that brought on them either to struggle to have the USA govt behavior seek and rescue missions for prisoners they believed have been nonetheless being held.
In this twentieth anniversary version of After the Hero's Welcome, learn the tale that indicates the struggle did not finish for both Dorothy or her husband while he was once published. The warfare on behalf of the numerous POWs nonetheless in North Vietnam prisons was once simply getting started.
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