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"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
When Green Beret Lieutenant James N. Rowe was captured in 1963 in Vietnam, his life became more than a matter of staying alive.
In a 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.
His survival is testimony to the disciplined human spirit.
His story is gripping.
I just finished the gut-wrenching story of James N. Rowe, a resilient person who remains so in the face of near-starvation and repeated psychological, physical and mental torture. Read morePublished 3 days ago by Kim Kachmann-Geltz
Wow ... what a story. I marvel both at the story and his strength as well as his ability to recall these events from such a long period of time. Read morePublished 7 days ago by Amazon Customer
Very good book. Read well, hard to put down at times. Would have liked to have read a short run down on the other POW's, that were released.released, in book. Read morePublished 8 days ago by John
I went thru SFAS in 91. I finished reading this book just a couple days prior. I thought, if Nick spent 5 years in the Hell he was in I can last thru this 3 weeks at Club... Read morePublished 14 days ago by Timothy S. Nooncaster
I have not written many book reviews, and although I'm retired military, I had not read any military-related books since my days in high school. Read morePublished 1 month ago by DTodd
Excellent book from the perspective of someone who lived it when many others did not.Published 1 month ago by Rande Paige