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Five Years to Freedom: The True Story of a Vietnam POW - Chapter Nine Summary & Analysis

James N. Rowe
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Chapter Nine Summary and Analysis

Rowe's camp is bombed again and he is very afraid, noting that it seems somehow worse to be on the verge of death at the hands of Americans. The moves continue for days and the Vietcong continue to fight to remain out of harm's way. When Rowe has an opportunity to move one of his captors away from the main group, he does so. When the man crawls through a briar thicket, Rowe reaches out and releases the clip so that it falls from the man's gun. He then hits the man with a club, clubbing him again with his hand and noting the blood coming from the man's nose after the attack. Rowe then goes into a clearing and begins waving his mosquito net - the "whitest" item in his possession. He's spotted by choppers who are continuing to patrol in search...

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