Nebraska Authors

Duane Thorin

Born 1919-10-26 near Chambers, NE (USA)

Died 2002-10-24

Thorin had a distinguished career as a naval aviator and aviation instructor having joined the Navy in 1939. He was captured in the Korean war, and after his release, worked for the NSA in Washington, DC.

Places Lived

Chambers, NE
Washington, DC
Bartlett, NE (in retirement)

Author Of

  • Fiction


Korean War Fiction; Novelists; Political Science

Places Worked

United States Navy career officer
National Security Agency


A ride to Panmunjom. 1956.

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