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Vietnam POW/MIA NAMES
All those noted as Prisoner of War, Missing in Action, Killed in Action/Body not Recovered, AWOL, PFOD, Remains Returned, or Returned Alive.

Remains Returned
Previously noted as POW, MIA, or KIA/BNR from Vietnam

The POW Issue
Notes, quotes, links, statistics, information, media headlines - all wars

Last Known Alive
The men and women listed have all been administratively declared dead despite the fact they were "last known alive" during Vietnam. 


History of the POW bracelet
 

When and how to
return a bracelet

LOVELETTERS
 
from those who care - still wearing bracelets, decades after the losses during Vietnam

From a POW/MIA daughter, Diane Moore

 From a POW/MIA sister, Donna Elliot


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What to Do
Books, Movies, Newsletters

Wartime Live Sightings
Vietnam
Pilots in Pajamas
The transcript of the German propaganda film  with captured Vietnam POWs
19 NEW POW CASES

2006
“Torture Experiences of Prisoners 
Held in North Vietnam

Dr Well's abstract for poster entitled 
http://mainemilitarymuseum.info/photos-and-videos/
Photos
http://mainemilitarymuseum.info/photos-and-videos/
Videos
The Copper-stained Skeleton 

by  Henry Mark Holzer 

A MUST READ

Hanoi Jane  
aka
Jane Fonda

 

Jane Fonda and "100 Top Women of the Century"   

A MUST read to stop the email hoax from 1999...

 

Reports
More files and documents- includes
POWs and Politics -
What Hanoi Knows

and  59

Tourison Memos
22 July 1992
"Vietnamese reports about U.S. POWs not previously known by the Defense Department"

1 Aug 1992
"Individuals Reported Died in Captivity and not listed on Current DoD/Vessey/SSC priority lists."

The Torturers - NVN
DIA -North Vietnamese Personnel  
associated with U.S. Prisoners of War

USS LIBERTY, 1967


What's the difference between murder and massacre?  USS Liberty ... 

USS Liberty Cover Up

Pueblo Incident
The history of those held Prisoner of War when the USS Pueblo was captured by the North Korean's in 1968.
List of those held

 

The Butterfly Effect
...on 23 January 1968 – the USS Pueblo was seized in international waters by North Korean forces.   It was only the second US Navy ship to be captured by enemy forces since the War of 1812 (the river gunboat USS Wake was captured by Japanese forces on 8 December 1941).  It remains on the roster of US Navy ships today....

Fate of Marines left behind in Cambodia in 1975 haunts comrades
The "Mayaguez Incident"

bios in link - see "Vietnam"
 
www.newsweek.com    Jan 2017
Disturbing new details reveal what the U.S. government has kept hidden for decades.

China
Those held by China 1952-1968
and
April 2-April 11, 2001

 

Divers to receive POW Medal, 30 years after hijacking

http://www.navytimes.com/story/military
/2015/03/28/pow-medals/70499386/%3E


March 28, 2015

Six Navy divers held captive for 17 days in Beirut, Lebanon, by jihadists in 1985 will be awarded the Prisoner of War Medal by Navy Secretary Ray Mabus at a private, late April ceremony in Washington, D.C.

Iranian Hostage Crisis
The history of those held "444 days", 1979 - 1980
Rescue Attempt

 

Michael Durant
Somalia, 1993 and Blackhawk Down
Scott Francis O'Grady Shot down June 2, 1995 Yugoslavia
Those captured and held in Yugoslavia in 1999

Iran
Captured, Held & Released by Iran in 2003

Libya
The 1986 bombing raid on Tripoli -
we still ask
 Where is Paul Lorence?

William  R. Higgins and http://ojc.org/higgins/
  Marine Col on mission for UN in Lebanon, was taken hostage on February 17, 1988.  He was murdered sometime during the next couple years and declared dead July 6, 1990.  Honored by the Navy, the USS HIGGINS DDG 76 was named in his memory. Awarded POW Medal 2003.

Gulf War
1991 GULF WAR POW/MIA, KIA/BNR, Returnees, U.S. Military, Civilians and Foreign Nationals
The Returnees sue Iraq and Saddam Hussein
Michael Speicher
The story of the search for "Spike" from
1991 - 2009
 
Afghanistan
2003-2009
POW/MIA, KIA/BNR, and Returnees
U.S. Military, Civilians and Foreign Nationals
Sudan
2006 - "PAT 332
"
RELEASED
Dec17 2014

ALAN GROSS
and Cuba - 2009

http://www.bringalanhome.org/

Gulf War / OIF / OEF / Afghanistan
Media stories and bio links for those captured, missing, DUSTWUN, AWOL, remains returned from a missing type status.
Pictures Released of Captured Former FBI Agent
Bob Levinson's family releases photos of man believed to have been kidnapped in Iran in 2007.
 

http://www.helpboblevinson.com/

 

03/23/17 - Family of FBI agent who vanished in Iran a decade ago is suing the country's authorities to get him back home 

  • Investigators believe that Robert Levinson is still being held in Iran 10 years ... 

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4342308/Family-FBI-agent-vanished-decade-ago-suing-Iran.html#ixzz4c9vslgjM 

prisoners-released
01/16/2016

Marine vet held captive in Iran for
555 days - Tactical Life


 Mar 5, 2013  -- DETROIT The family of a retired U.S. Marine detained in Iran on espionage charges is begging for his freedom a year after his death sentence was overturned .... Amir Hekmati

"Missing, Presumed Dead: The Search For America's POWs" has just been made available for free, online screening on the web:  https://vimeo.com/62760333

Bill Dumas Productions
www.billdumas.com

John Hartley Robertson

[THE IMPOSTER]

Neither DNA nor fingerprints
reportedly confirmed these claims.

RELEASED 05/31/2014

Sgt BOWE BERGDAHL
 

RELEASED
11/01/2014


Sgt Tahmooressi USMC
and Mexico

the-case-sgt-andrew-tahmooressi

 

RELEASED 01/21/16

Hekmati renounces Iranian-Citizenship

....  Iranian authorities arrested him while he visited relatives there in  Aug 2011 - more than three years ago - and have held him ever since.

http://abcnews.go.com/International/tortured-us-marine-amir-hekmati-sues-iran-detention/story?id=39007079 
May 10, 2016

Status of Former Marine Who Went Missing in Syria Still Unknown      05/16/17

Austin Tice, who served as an infantry officer in the Marine Corps, was abducted in August 2012 in Darayya, a suburb of Damascus, three months after he entered the country, according to the U.S. government.

The status of Tice and other American hostages in Syria is unknown, ....

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/university-of-virginia-student-otto-warmbier-in-a-coma-released            6/13/17

University of Virginia student Otto Warmbier, said to be in a coma, released from North Korea

     

Remains Returned and Casualties:

Remains Returned

VIETNAM

WWII and Korea and Cold War

Sept 11, 2001
Lest we forget and the
list of those who lost their lives on 9/11
THE WAR ON TERROR
2001- 2013 Casualties
including Afghanistan
OIF/OEF
Casualties in Iraq

Memorial Day....

More

An American in the Basement: The Betrayal of Captain Scott Speicher and the Cover-up of His Death

http://www.amazon.com/books/dp/1937584208

The incredible story of denial, deceit, and deception that ultimately cost Navy pilot Captain Michael Scott Speicher his life is exposed in this military tell-all. Asserting that years of information has been intentionally kept from an American public, the book reveals that, contrary to reports, Speicher survived after he ejected from his stricken F/A-18 Hornet on the first night of the Persian Gulf War. Protected by a Bedouin tribal group, he evaded Saddam’s capture for nearly four years. In that time he was repeatedly promised by an American intelligence asset that a deal for his repatriation would be worked out but it never was. Speicher was left behind. After Saddam Hussein captured him, Speicher spent the next eight years in a secret Baghdad prison and being moved around in secret to avoid an American task force looking for him, and before he was killed after the United States invaded Iraq in March 2003. Author Amy Waters Yarsinske, a former naval intelligence officer and a veteran investigator and author, presents her fascinating case after years of research.

 

AP IMPACT:  MIA work 'acutely dysfunctional'

By ROBERT BURNS    Jul. 7 10:22 AM EDT

     WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon's effort to account for tens of  thousands of Americans missing in action from foreign wars is so inept, mismanaged and wasteful that it risks descending from "dysfunction to total failure," according to an internal study suppressed by military officials.
     Largely beyond the public spotlight, the decades-old pursuit of bones and other MIA evidence is sluggish, often duplicative and subjected to too little scientific rigor, the report says.....
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Pentagon orders new review of POW-MIA group, citing concern about ...
Newser
The decision announced Tuesday follows The Associated Press's disclosure of an internal report that said the Joint POW-MIA Accounting Command is "acutely ...

American Trophies: How US POWs Were Surrendered to North Korea, China and Russia by Washington's "Cynical Attitude"

and will be released through Amazon on July 27, the 60th anniversary of the Armistice of the Korean War.

You can learn more by going to the website, http://cynicalattitude.com/

and leave you email address for a reminder when the book is available.

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