ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON U.S. PRISONERS OF WAR REPORTEDLY HELD IN NORTH VIETN

Created: 7/3/1979

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T1Hi INl-OKMATION IN AM. FOLLOW* Ni* PARAGRAPHS IS FRAGMENTART AND SfCOSIl- HA*!', Wli ARB REPORTING IT BECAUSE: liFURfcH Or INTP.RrST IN THl: SUBJECT. PRISONERS OF K'AR (POK'S). Tllf REPORTING Rn.IAHIMTl 0J: ALL THESESOURCES IS. IN

SAID THAT EARLY IN THAT YEAR TMPY HAB SEEN. PCX'S WHO WERE BEING HUH AT BAT BAT IN SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM (SRV) HA SON BINH PROVINCE. (HEADQUARTERS COMMENT; THIS LOCATION WAS PREVIOUSLY MISTAKENLY IDENTIFIED AS BAT BAC. THE NUMBER. POW'SURE APPEARS EXACCERATm

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CAH BEENK AN SRV REEiiHCATiHN CAMP IN FORMER YEN BAJ RT OF iRV HOAEN SON) PROVINCE. INNE AMERICAN WAS5 CAMP Kim HAD FORMERLYOW, THIS AMERICAN, WHO HADIET.NAMi;SE WOMAN, WORKED AS PART OP THE CAMP LABOR ORCE AND HAD GREATER FREEDOM TriAM- THE FORMER SOUTH VIETNAMESE OVERWENT OFFICIALS HELD AT THIS CAMP. HE WAS NO LONGEROW AND HE APPEARED TO BE COOPERATING FREELYl THE SRV HTHORITIES. (SOURCE COMMENT: WHETHER THIS AMERICAN WAS ACTUALLY REE TO LEAVE THE SRV OR WHETHER ME WAS SIMPLY ALLOWED MORE FREE -OM SINCE HIS K'IFE COWLE BE HELDOSTAGE JS UNKNOWN.)

ACCORDINGNNAMED RELATIVES AD TOLD HIM THAT AS8 NO. POW'S KI.RE BEING HELD

N THE SRV. THE SRV GOVERNMENT WAS WITHHOLDING INFORMATION ON UR1AL SITES OF. PERSONNEL KILLED IN ACTION FOR USE ATERARGAINING CHIP WITH. GOVERNMENT. [HEAUQUAilTliKS OMMF.NT: THE ACCESS OF THE SOURCE'S RELATIVES TO THIS 9

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