Taps on the Walls

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

Senator John McCain entered the Naval Academy in June of 1954. He served in the United States Navy until 1981. He was elected to the US House of Representatives from Arizona in 1982 and to the Senate in 1986. He was the Republican Party s nominee for president in the 2008 election.

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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