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American patriot: the life and wars of Colonel Bud Day

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During the course of his military career, Bud Day won every available combat medal, escaped death on no less than seven occasions, and spent 67 months as a POW in the infamous Hanoi Hilton, along with John McCain. Despite sustained torture, Day would not break. He became a hero to POWs everywhere--a man who fought without pause, not a prisoner of war, but a prisoner at war.



Upon his return, passed over for promotion to Brigadier General, Day retired. But years later, with his children grown and a lifetime of service to his country behind him, he would engage in another battle, this one against an opponent he never had expected: his own country. On his side would be the hundreds of thousands of veterans who had fought for America only to be betrayed. And what would happen next would make Bud Day an even greater legend.
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Upon his return, passed over for promotion to Brigadier General, Day retired. But years later, with his children grown and a lifetime of service to his country behind him, he would engage in another battle, this one against an opponent he never had expected: his own country. On his side would be the hundreds of thousands of veterans who had fought for America only to be betrayed. And what would happen next would make Bud Day an even greater legend.
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Fighter pilots -- United States -- Biography
Lawyers -- United States -- Biography
Medal of Honor -- Biography
Prisoners of war -- United States -- Biography
Prisoners of war -- Vietnam -- Biography
Retired military personnel -- United States -- Biography
United States. -- Air Force -- Officers -- Biography
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Prisoners and prisons, North Vietnamese
title_displayAmerican patriot : the life and wars of Colonel Bud Day
title_fullAmerican Patriot The Life and Wars of Colonel Bud Day
American patriot : the life and wars of Colonel Bud Day / Robert Coram
title_shortAmerican patriot
title_subthe life and wars of Colonel Bud Day
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Day, George E
Fighter pilots
History
Lawyers
Medal of Honor
Military
Nonfiction
Officers
Prisoners and prisons, North Vietnamese
Prisoners of war
Retired military personnel
Vietnam War, 1961-1975