Full of action-packed experiences from worldconflicts, this collection of war stories—some true, some not—tells tales of POWssurviving in Vietnam, World War II, and Cambodia. These stories of grit andstrength put you in the middle of the action and will leave you with a respectfor true war heroes.
BeyondSurvival isa journey into the invincible human spirit that unites heart and mind in acompelling and unforgettable experience. Drawing from his seven years as a POW,Captain Gerald Coffee provides timeless lessons that apply to the physical,emotional, and ethical challenges of everyday life.
Without inflaming the wounds inflicted by America’sinvolvement in Vietnam, Beyond Survivalexplores an issue at the heart of every free society: the willingness ofordinary individuals to maintain a passion for freedom so compelling thatadversity strengthens rather than weakens personal resolve in the worst ofcircumstances. Through Coffee’s story you will discover the universalprinciples of survival and triumph that empower anyone to overcome adversity.
TheCost of Courage is a work of military fiction based onthe true story of two brothers who served in separate campaigns of World War II.After being shot down over Berlin, one brother is forced to endure both mentaland physical torture as a POW at Stalag Luft III. As a defiant soul, he gainsthe respect of his comrades by making life difficult for his captors. However,things change after an ill-fated trip to solitary, where it is revealed byanother airman that his brother has died in the Doolittle Raid over Tokyo.Devastated, he struggles with the will to survive while reminiscing about hisbrother.
TomorrowI’m Dead isBūn Yom’s story of his capture by the Khmer Rouge at the age of fourteen—andthe unmatched suffering, courage, and heroism that ensued. After three years asa killing-field slave, seventeen-year-old Būn Yom escaped from the Khmer Rougeand became a freedom fighter. Using his wisdom, courage, and infinitecompassion, Būn rescued thousands of Cambodian people and soon became the CambodianFreedom Fighters’ greatest soldier. TomorrowI’m Dead is the only known firsthand account of the freedom fighters’heroic liberation of slaves from the Khmer Rouge killing fields.