Taps on the Walls

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Taps on the Walls

Poems from the Hanoi Hilton

By John Borling; John McCain (Foreword by)

Master Wings Publishing LLC, Hardcover, 9780615659053, 164pp.

Publication Date: February 12, 2013



About the Author
John Borling, Major General, USAF, Ret., is a native Chicagoan and Air Force Academy graduate. A fighter pilot, his many decorations include the Silver Star, two Bronze Stars, and two Purple Hearts. During his 37 years in the Air Force, Borling served in high-level command and staff positions throughout the world. After military retirement, he continued to serve at the chairman/CEO and board director level of many for-profit and not-for-profit entities. He also founded and directs SOS America, an organization that advocates universal military service for America s youth.

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NPR
Tuesday, Feb 12, 2013

As a prisoner of war in the "Hanoi Hilton," Air Force fighter pilot John Borling spent years composing and memorizing poetry that he tapped to fellow prisoners, like the future Sen. John McCain, using a special code. More at NPR.org

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