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For those who have not been subjected to POW imprisonment or their families, books are the primary source for acquiring the information required to have any hope of grasping the POW experience. For the years since it was one of the initial post-captivity books by a Vietnam POW, first published in December 1975 (two years after his release), Vietnam Navy (and later commercial airlines) pilot and POW John Michael (Mike) McGrath’s Prisoner of War: Six Years in Hanoi, has been a pivotal guide in that regard. As noted in both of the excellent Paul Galanti reviews of the book in this magazine, McGrath provides some of the most compelling data through his hand drawn sketches of Vietnam captivity. It may be a small book of 115 pages, the shape and size of a 5x7.5” photo, but it is powerful and has been for nearly 4 decades. But more recently the original book has been somewhat difficult to find. Fortunately it has just been reissued in paperback by Naval Institute Press. Those who missed if the first time can read it and learn, and those who know and love it can get a new copy of an old friend to reread and/or share with those who need to do so.