Sijan’s will to survive with honor was an inspiration to other POWs during the dark days of the Vietnam War, as it should be to all of us. He demonstrated, as few have, the almost limitless capacity of the human spirit to triumph over the depredations of fate and the malevolence of lesser men.
First appeared in December 1986 issue.
Russian bombers, four times in four days, flew close to Alaska in another series of provocations.
The Air Force Thunderbirds demonstration team and
France’s Patrouille de France fly together over Death Valley, Calif., on
April 17, 2017.
The Syrian regime has dispersed its combat aircraft
and retained some chemical weapons following the US Tomahawk strike
earlier this month that aimed to deter future use of the weapons.
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