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New York: MHQ, 1990. quarto, 112, profusely illus. (many in color), maps, lower board corners bumped Contains an article (pp. 80-83) by Michael Blow, on Winston Churchill in Cuba just before the Spanish-American War. Also contains articles on gunpowder, the photographer Alexander Gardner during the Civil War, American POW's during the Vietnam War, John Churchill the first duke of Marlborough, William J. Casey, and merchant seamen during World War II, among others.
New York: Donald I. Fine, Inc., 1991. First Printing. Hardcover. 235,  pages. Illustrations. Index, DJ has slight wear and soiling. Inscribed and dated on fep by the author. Everett Alvarez Jr. (born December 23, 1937) is a former United States Navy officer who endured one of the longest periods as a prisoner of war (POW) in U.S. military history. Alvarez was the first U.S. pilot to be downed and detained during the Vietnam War and spent over eight years in captivity, making him the second longest-held U.S. POW, after U.S. Army Colonel Floyd James Thompson. He was released on February 12, 1973 as part of the first group of American POWs repatriated under Operation Homecoming, after spending 3,113 days in captivity. Alvarez attended the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, where he received a master's degree in Operations Research and Systems Analysis in October 1976. H retired from the Navy on June 30, 1980. Alvarez has co-authored two books, writing of his prisoner of war experiences in Chained Eagle and Code Of Conduct.