Download e-book for kindle: Keeping the Promise: The Story of MIA Jerry Elliott, a by Donna E. Elliott

By Donna E. Elliott

ISBN-10: 1555716709

ISBN-13: 9781555716707

On January 21, 1968, the 282nd AHC used to be on a venture to help U.S. troops below siege in Khe Sanh village while the lead helicopter used to be shot down by way of the North Vietnamese. in the course of the enemy, Jerry Elliott jumped from his gunner's seat to rescue fellow Black Cat squaddies, and easily vanished. the army indexed him as lacking In Action-MIA-a hellish class that offers neither convenience nor closure to these again home.
Officially special as Case one thousand by means of the dept of safeguard, Jerry's destiny continues to be doubtful, regardless of a decided quest for the reality by means of his more youthful sister, Donna. annoyed at approximately each flip by means of the POW/MIA forms, she stoically maintains the search-one that has taken her from Washington, D.C. to Vietnam and again again.
Keeping the Promise is a bittersweet story of a sister's never-ending commitment to do exactly that-keep the promise made to her brother, to the households of the POW/MIAs, and most significantly, to these left at the back of in Southeast Asia: we will not cease till each final guy has the fullest attainable accounting.

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