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The Gulf Between Us: A Story of Love and Survival in Desert Storm

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A Marine squadron commander prepares his men for combat and on the second day of the Gulf War, is shot down by a Surface to Air Missile and captured by the Iraqis. As a pilot, senior Marine and squadron Commanding Officer, Acree is a goldmine of the tactical information that the iraqis so desperately needed. Though he is brutally beaten and tortured during his 48 days of captivity, Colonel Acree refuses to comply with Iraqi demands.Woven with the account is the story of his new wife, finally married to her high school sweetheart and, as the wife of a commanding officer, finds herself responsible for supporting hundreds of Marine family members as her husband prepares his men for war. When her husband is captured, she finds herself in the eye of an international media storm and experiences her own form of captivity. She launches a massive letter writing campaign to pressure the Iraqi government and founds an international organization for Gulf War POWs and MIAs.Finally, after seven months apart, husband and wife are reunited and attempt the difficult road back to normal life.

Synopsis:

The dual memoir of a Gulf War POW and his wife that inspired George and Barbara Bush to declare, "Who says there are no American heroes? Cliff and Cindy are both heroes."

Synopsis:

When Colonel Acree was shot down and captured on the second day of the Gulf War, his wife began her own form of captivity in the centre of an international media storm. Here, she tells the story of how their courage and love helped them to survive the war and start the road back to normal life.

Synopsis:

A Marine squadron commander prepares his men for combat and on the second day of the Gulf War, is shot down by a Surface to Air Missile and captured by the Iraqis. As a pilot, senior Marine and squadron Commanding Officer, Acree is a goldmine of the tactical information that the iraqis so desperately needed. Though he is brutally beaten and tortured during his 48 days of captivity, Colonel Acree refuses to comply with Iraqi demands.

Synopsis:

The compelling true story of Col. Cliff Acree and Cynthia Acree, two high school sweethearts whose lives were torn apart by the Gulf War.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781574883701
With:
Acree, Cliff
Author:
Acree, Cliff
Author:
Acree, Cynthia B.
Publisher:
Potomac Books
Location:
Washington, DC
Subject:
General
Subject:
Persian gulf war, 1991
Subject:
Prisoners of war
Subject:
Prisoners' spouses
Subject:
Biography - General
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series Volume:
231
Publication Date:
20010431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
8.99x6.78x.91 in. 1.01 lbs.

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Product details 336 pages Brassey's Inc - English 9781574883701 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The dual memoir of a Gulf War POW and his wife that inspired George and Barbara Bush to declare, "Who says there are no American heroes? Cliff and Cindy are both heroes."
"Synopsis" by , When Colonel Acree was shot down and captured on the second day of the Gulf War, his wife began her own form of captivity in the centre of an international media storm. Here, she tells the story of how their courage and love helped them to survive the war and start the road back to normal life.
"Synopsis" by , A Marine squadron commander prepares his men for combat and on the second day of the Gulf War, is shot down by a Surface to Air Missile and captured by the Iraqis. As a pilot, senior Marine and squadron Commanding Officer, Acree is a goldmine of the tactical information that the iraqis so desperately needed. Though he is brutally beaten and tortured during his 48 days of captivity, Colonel Acree refuses to comply with Iraqi demands.
"Synopsis" by , The compelling true story of Col. Cliff Acree and Cynthia Acree, two high school sweethearts whose lives were torn apart by the Gulf War.
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