Into the Mouth of the Cat



Into the Mouth of the Cat On the night of November 9, 1967, Sijan was ejected from his crippled fighter bomber over the steep mountains of Laos Although critically injured and virtually without supplies, he evaded capture in savage terrain for six weeks Finally caught and placed in a holding camp, he overpowered his guards and escaped, only to be captured again He resisted his interrogators to the end, and he died two weeks later in Hanoi His courage was an inspiration to other American prisoners of war, and he was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor. Download Into the Mouth of the Cat – bluevapours.co.uk

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  • Paperback
  • 256 pages
  • Into the Mouth of the Cat
  • Malcolm McConnell
  • English
  • 25 May 2019
  • 0393325482

15 thoughts on “Into the Mouth of the Cat

  1. Jared Bronson says:

    This is my second time reading this book The first was 25 years ago when I was 16 years old I am glad that I knew the story of Lance P Sijan when I joined the Army I believe it had a subconscious effect on me Now, re reading his story so many years later, it is a reminder...

  2. Lori says:

    Wow What an amazing story of courage and honor under adversity This young man had an incredible ability to control his emotions and take command of his thoughts under unimaginable circumstances.

  3. Dolly says:

    Powerful story about Lance Sijan this is one of the books from the Chief of Staff of the Air Force s reading list It s a fast read and a tragic story.

  4. Ted Bowling says:

    I wish this was required reading for all HS students.

  5. Dave says:

    This is a must read for all Americans An unparaled story of courage and heroism.

  6. Gerald Koskinen says:

    So I have read this book and Of Love and War and each of these people are mentioned in the others book They both received medals at the same ceremony Although Lance received his after he had died His survival after he was shot down and before he was captured is quite detailed and very amazing There is less information on his physical torture than in Stockdales book although many of the same Vietnamese authorities are mentioned Most of Sijans survival was before he got caught although his to So I have read this book and Of Love and War and each of these people are mentioned in the others book They both received medals at the same ceremony Although Lance received his after he had died His survival after he was shot down and before he was captured is quite detailed and very amazing There is less information on his physical torture than in Stockdales book although many of the same Vietnamese authoriti...

  7. Craig says:

    I would recommend this book for anyone looking to be inspired This book is a quick read and leaves you wanting to read onepage.

  8. Kade says:

    Excellent book on a truly inspirational hero.

  9. Austin W says:

    Review Into the Mouth of the Cat by Malcom McConnell This book is an outstanding account of the heroic actions of the Medal of Honor recipient, Captain Lance P Sijan, in the Vietnam conflict The personal notes from the author in the beginning and end reveal to the reader that his objective was to relay the perilous dangers that Captain Sijan had to endure to stay alive as long as he did after being shot down The story begins with the author himself at the Vietnam Veteran s Memorial finding Review Into the Mouth of the Cat by Malcom McConnell This book is an outstanding account of the heroic actions of the Medal of Honor recipient, Captain Lance P Sijan, in the Vietnam conflict The personal notes from the author in the beginning and end reveal to the reader that his objective was to relay the perilous dangers that Captain Sijan had to endure to stay alive as long as he did after being shot down The story begins with the author himself at the Vietnam Veteran s Memorial finding the Lance s name among the near 58,000 others engraved in dark black granite, then continues to a few weeks before Lance s shoot down flying sorties with flashbacks to hi...

  10. Grant Cousineau says:

    For a book that looks as though it was self published, the writing was exceptionally smooth and strong, and the story was extremely gripping Told with intelligence and beauty, Lance couldn t have asked for a better transcription of the events that took place The only reason I gave it a B like grade is that the first few chapters dwelled too long on the mechanics and details of the planes and war strategies, to where I visually had to skim over parts that I could not mentally envision, and th For a book that looks as though it was self published, the writing was exceptionally smooth and strong, and the story was extremely gripping Told with intelligence and beauty, Lance couldn t have asked for a better transcription of the events that took place The only reason I gave it a B like grade is that the first few chapters dwelled too long on the mechanics and details of the planes and war strategies, to where I visually had to skim over parts that I could not mentally envision, and the conclusion or afterword of the story, showing the impacts of Lance s story at back home, meandered and lingered on his heroismthan necessary The author was searching for an interesting backstory to explain Lance s inner will, but found little outside the ordinary In a way,...

  11. Lawrence says:

    Into the Mouth of the Cat The Story of Lance Sijan, Hero of Vietnam is a book written by Malcolm McConnell and copyrighted in 1985 by Norton publishers The book is based on the story of Lance Sijan who was a United States Air Force captain in the Vietnam War On November 9, 1967, Sijan ejected from his F 4 Phantom II at high speeds and at a low altitude, which caused him to suffer massive injuries to his body Upon waking the next morning, Sijan found that his left leg had a vertical splinteri Into the Mouth of the Cat The Story of Lance Sijan, Hero of Vietnam is a book written by Malcolm McConnell and copyrighted in 1985 by Norton publishers The book is based on the story of Lance Sijan who was a United States Air Force captain in the Vietnam War On November 9, 1967, Sijan ejected from his F 4 Phantom II at high speeds and at a low altitude, whic...

  12. Jodi says:

    The book is based on a true story Lance Sijan is from the Bay View neighborhood of Milwaukee and that s why I wanted to read it Just like Unbroken, this story is almost hard to believe that it is real He was...

  13. Doyle says:

    A very inspiring story around the first graduate from the Air Force Academy to receive the Medal of Honor for his actions in Vietnam It is simply amazing the persistence, bravery, tenacity, and physical drive this man gave He inspired his fe...

  14. Kaitlin says:

    Amazing story of an American Hero

  15. James Mcneill says:

    The writing is a bit overblown but the central figure, Lance Sijan, is an undoubted hero.

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