Seven Years in Hanoi mobi Ó 158 pages Ý naturaltreatment

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Seven Years in Hanoi mobi Ó 158 pages Ý naturaltreatment Ö It looked like an ordinary day when Air Force Captain Larry Chesley took off But less than an hour later he had been shot down over North Vietnam with three broken vertebra stripped of his clothing and euipment and was sitting handcuffed and blindfolded iArsIn Seven Years In Hanoi Larry Chesley unveils the story of POW life in North Vietnam His absorbing first hand account relates his personal experiences as he tells of conditions in the prison camps; the treatment the POWs received including the tortures; the means by which they frustrated their captors' design of breaking their spirit; and the educational patriotic and religious activities by which they helped to sustain faith and courage and keep morale highFi Written by an LDS POW from Idaho in the mid 70's Most of you were born after that date and wouldn't remember the way things were way back then this is an interesting perspective on a part of the war we didn't hear anything about on the 6 pm news with Walter Cronkite

Larry Chesley ´ Seven Years in Hanoi eBook

Nally he describes the moving experience of the POWs' release from captivity and their warm and wonderful welcome in AmericaReading this book will do than interest and inform the reader It will measurably recapture the surge of emotion America felt at the POWs' homecoming It will stir again the patriotic pride in that band of men who like many others caught up in the Vietnam War asked not what their country could do for them but what they could do for their count The writing style of this book is clearly not a 5 star However the content is a 5 star It's a good reminder of how blessed we are to enjoy the freedoms we have in America and how grateful we ought to be to those who fought for those freedoms

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Seven Years in HanoiIt looked like an ordinary day when Air Force Captain Larry Chesley took off But less than an hour later he had been shot down over North Vietnam with three broken vertebra stripped of his clothing and euipment and was sitting handcuffed and blindfolded in a hole in the groundTwenty one days later he was in another hole the hell hole of Hoa Lo the prison the POWs nicknamed the Hanoi Hilton He would be in and out of that prison and eight others for nearly seven ye I have got to tell you a uick story about this man He is inspiring to me to say the least What he endured in the name of his country is than should be asked of any of usbut NEVER have I heard from him a word of complaint This book was incredible Lt Col Chesley spoke at a 4th of July celebration once and I got a chance to hear him when I was just 8 years oldand even then it impressed me Due to the high volume of visitors in the tow The Lt Col was going to have to drive 30 miles to a hotel in a different town Well my dad wouldn't have it He invited the Colonel to stay at our house which he thankfully accepted and what a honor it was to have this hero in our home Not only a patriot and a warrior but a spiritual giant a man of great faith which I always admire in a man 30 years later while I was in the Federal Academy for Law Enforcement we had a guest speaker and it was Lt Col Larry Chesley I was VERY excited to hear from him again and we were allowed to invite our spouses Raelene came with me and what a neat experience it was I was in uniform and on the Color Guard for this hero's entry into our gymnasium When we were put at ease he walked up with tears in his eyes reminding us the color guard of what an honor it is to present these colors He looked at all of us shook our hands and then noticed our names on our uniforms He looked at mine and asked said Raban hmmmyou know any Rabans in St Johns Arizona I told him that I was a Raban from StJohns He said Ted and Julie Raban some of the finest people I've ever met I said Those are my folks Colonel He winked then shook my hand Not only do I appreciate the book but I appreciate the man behind it A look at the human spirit and how faith helps one survive through some of the worst experiences ever