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The League of Wives The Untold Story of the Women Who Took on the U S Government to Bring Their Husbands HomeThese women who formed The National League of Families would never have called themselves “feminists” but they had become the POW and MIAs most fervent advocates going to extraordinary lengths to facilitate their husbands’ freedom―and to account for missing military men―by relentlessly lobbying government leaders conducting a savvy media campaign conducting covert meetings with antiwar activists and most astonishingly helping to code secret letters to their imprisoned husbandsIn a page turning work of narrative non fiction Heath Hardage Lee tells the story of these remarkable women for the first time The League of Wives is certain to be on everyone’s must read lis. Incredible and compelling account of the tenacity and courage of wives of Americans being held as prisoners in Vietnam to persevere but importantly raise the prisoners horrible plight and hold our government accountable to secure their release The true story of what became the national league of families Not the story the current director of the National League the family's want you to believe

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The League of Wives: The Untold Story of the Women Who Took on the U.S. Government to Bring Their Husbands Home ✓ M the jungles of Vietnam On Februaryone hundred and sixteen men who just six years earlier had been high flying Navy and Air Force pilots shuffled limped League of Wives The Untold Epubor were carried off a huge military transport plane at Clark Air Base in the Philippines These American servicemen had endured years of brutal torture kept shackled and starving in solitary confinement in rat infested mosuito laden prisons the worst of which was The Hanoi HiltonMonths later the first Vietnam POWs to return home would learn that their rescuers were their wives a group of women that included Jane Denton Sybil Stockdale Louise Mulligan Andrea Rander Phyllis Galanti and Helene Knapp. This is an informative work about unsung heroines the wives of Vietnam POWs For years many suffered from the uncertainty of their status For some reason the North Vietnamese reused to honor the Geneva Conventions regarding treatment of POWs despite being a signatory nation POWs were subjected to physical abuse and their wives endured psychological abuse Many were not informed of the status of their Missing spouse And for years our government did very little about it until shamed into action by these courageous women I had the honor to serve with the husbands but not thank God as a POW and to know their wives The war has been over for many years and Vietnam has become a valued trade partner But this book should be read especially by those too young to have experienced or recall the war or any of the details concerning the POW situation You owe it to yourselves to learn about these remarkable people characters ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ☆ Heath Hardage Lee

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Heath Hardage Lee ☆ 0 Download Of Wives PDFEPUB #227 With astonishing verve The League of Wives persisted to speak truth to power to bring their POWMIA husbands home from Vietnam And with astonishing verve Heath Hardage Lee has chronicled their little known story ― a profile of courage that The League MOBI #181 spotlights s era military League of Wives The Untold Epubwives who forge secret codes with bravery chutzpah and style Honestly I couldn’t put it down― Beth Macy author of Dopesick and Factory Man Exhilarating and inspiring― Elaine Showalter Washington Post The true story of the fierce League of Wives Epub #217 band of women who battled Washington―and Hanoi―to bring their husbands home fro. I discovered this book on Twitter and ordered it immediately from along with the audiobook which is read by the author This book tells the 'rest of the story' about the Vietnam War Precisely what these proper POWMIA military wives did don’t do anything to jeopardize your husband’s careers by defying the US government I joined the US Marine Corps at the end of the Vietnam War in 1973 which made The League of Wives particularly interesting Although I never participated I was a college student during the days of the war protests and wore a POWMIA bracelet for years to support our troops Captain Perry Jefferson was declared an MIA I still have the bracelet and etching from the wall I had male friends who were drafted and sent to the war zone Later many of my Marine friends told me stories about the war Retired SgtMaj Terry Bennington was one of the last Marines to be airlifted off the roof of the embassy building in April 1975 Ms Lee did a beautiful detailed job with her research and attention to detail She makes you feel like you know these women personally and what they were going through I had a hard time putting it down Each chapter takes you through the years from the time the first plane was shot down to how the women organized to solve a problem the government wanted to brushed under the rug She includes the history of the POWMIA flag and the bracelets so many of us wore You learn about the secret code the women used to write to their husbands always fearing their husbands could be killed if the NVM found out Our government didn't think the wives left behind should receive their husband's paychecks while they were gone These women found each other and came together to form The League of Wives You learn about Ross Perot’s assistance and the involvement of the peace activists like Cora Weiss and Jane Fonda I felt the wives’ frustration and was appalled when I read that Senator Bob Dole was the first to bring their plight before Congress in 1970 only to find that many members of Congress didn't even know what POWs and MIAs were Congress was just as clueless then as it is today Recently I was thrilled to learn Reese Witherspoon bought the movie rights Can't wait to see this true story played out on the big screenCongratulations and Much Success Ms LeeP S According to Book CityRoanoke 'Ms Lee is a biographer and independent curator who focuses her work on 'hidden stories of women who's history has been overlooked or forgotten’ I hope someday to meet Ms Lee and get pointers this woman’s hidden history and my memoir “Lessons Learned My 30 Years as A Woman In The United States Marine Corps –1973 2003 Active Reserve Spouse & Retired