Chained eagle

by Everett Alvarez

Publisher: Dell in New York

Written in English
Cover of: Chained eagle | Everett Alvarez
Published: Pages: 354 Downloads: 370
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Subjects:

  • North Vietnamese Prisoners and prisons,
  • Prisoners of war,
  • American Personal narratives,
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975,
  • Biography

Edition Notes

StatementEverett Alvarez, Jr. and Anthony S. Pitch
ContributionsPitch, Anthony S.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS559.4 .A48 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 354 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages354
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24949662M
ISBN 100440207479
OCLC/WorldCa23373442

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Everett Alvarez is the author of Chained Eagle: The Heroic Story of the First American Shot Down over North Vietnam, published by Potomac Lieutenant Alvarez, a pilot shot down over. 1. Compare the speaker's wartime deprivations and confinement with those depicted in The Diary of Anne Frank, Ernst Schnabel's Anne Frank: A Portrait in Courage, Corrie ten Boom's The Hiding Place, Esther Hautzig's The Endless Steppe, Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-Five, Max Garcia's As Long As I Remain Alive, Everett Alvarez, Jr.'s Chained Eagle, and Elie Wiesel's Night. An autographed book from your favorite author can turn an item of personal value into a cherished keepsake of financial worth. Whether one of hundreds or one of a kind, a signed book is a wonderful addition to any book collection. Read more about collecting signed books. Search signed books.

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Chained Eagle also tells the story of the Alvarez family’s ordeal during his years of imprisonment: His sister became an anitwar activist, his wife divorced him, and relatives died/5. Chained Eagle also tells the story of the Alvarez family’s ordeal during his years of imprisonment: His sister became an anitwar activist, his wife divorced him, and relatives died.

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Yet throughout his time as a prisoner of war, Alvarez remained duty-bound and held steadfast to his religious faith and the values enshrined in the U.S. : Potomac Books Inc. Chained Eagle is one of the best books on Vietnam I have seen, and with the recent passing of that icon of the POW experience, Vice Admiral James B.

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(jg) Everett Alvarez was flying a retaliatory air strike against naval targets in North Vietnam, antiaircraft fire crippled his A-4 fighter-bomber, forcing him to eject over water at low altitude. Chained Eagle also tells the story of the Alvarez family's ordeal during his years of imprisonment: His sister became an anitwar activist, his wife divorced him, and relatives died.

Yet throughout his time as a prisoner of war, Alvarez remained duty-bound and held steadfast to his religious faith and the values enshrined in the U.S.

Constitution. As one reviewer wrote, Alvarez relates the misery of his condition with a detachment that robs it of its shock value.”Chained Eagle also tells the story of the Alvarez family's ordeal during his.

Chained eagle Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by MyH-loader on Novem SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages:   CHAINED EAGLE Published by User, 12 years ago The story is a story that should be mandatory reading for all high school and college students.

The lessons, actions, values and principles in the life of Alvarez are what heroes are made of and an inspiration and example to by: 3. The book is a top-drawer POW memoir, but what sets it apart is its unblinking concurrent narration of the Alvarez family's ordeal.

His sister became an antiwar activist, and Alvarez's discovery of. Chained Eagle by Alvarez, Everett, Jr.; Anthony S. Pitch. Penguin Publishing Group, Hardcover. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact.

The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions.

Chained Eagle also tells the story of the Alvarez familys ordeal during his years of imprisonment: His sister became an anitwar activist, his wife divorced him, and relatives died.

Yet throughout his time as a prisoner of war, Alvarez remained duty-bound and held steadfast to his religious faith and the values enshrined in the U.S. : Potomac Books Inc. Chained Eagle is an exceptionally good book of one man's heroic struggle and endurance in the face of complete despair and hopelessness.

Vividly poignant, inspirational, and heartfelt, this book is deserving of much more than five stars /5(33). Chained Eagle. Excellent. A must read for anyone who came of age during the 's. Everett Alvarez spent 8 1/2 years as a prisoner in a North Vietnames prisoner of war s: 1.

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Get this from a library. Chained eagle. [Everett Alvarez; Anthony Pitch] -- The personal narrative of Everett Alvarez, an American POW in Vietnam, describing his ordeal and the aftermath. Chained Eagle User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

Alvarez is well known to students of the Vietnam War as the first pilot taken prisoner in North Vietnam and the longest held.

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