Naval History and Heritage Command

Hampton Roads Naval Museum

Related Content
  • nhhc-topics:POW-prisoner-of-war
Document Type
  • nhhc-document-types:Artifact
Wars & Conflicts
  • nhhc-wars-conflicts:vietnam-conflict
File Formats
  • nhhc-file-format:image
Location of Archival Materials
  • nhhc-location-of-archival-materials:hrnm

<p>Conclusion page 96 artifact-Medal of Honor&nbsp;</p>
Caption: Rear Admiral James Bond Stockdale was a senior officer in the Prisoner of War camps of North Vietnam. He was singled out for torture and solitary confinement after leading the resistance to enemy captors. Stockdale’s motto for himself and his fellow POWs was, “Unity over self.” For his actions, he received the Medal of Honor in 1976. (On loan from Naval History and Heritage Command)
Published: Mon Jun 14 13:10:19 EDT 2021