SIGHTING OF FIVE U.S. PRISONERS OF WAR IN SOUTHERN LAOS

Created: 1/15/1973

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. I. D HOURS ONE DAY IN LAlEHO VAS INFILTRAT IKv SOUTH VIETNAM (SVtD BY VAY OFIH j ISOR ROUTE, OBSERVED FIVE UNITED STATESRISONERS ; OF VflR (tWS FOR ABOUTINUTES VKTLE THE FOV'S WERE EATING ; LUNCH AT COfHvO-LlAISON STATION 64 IN SOUTHERN LAOS ON THE

THAT THE POW'S HAD BEEN CAPTURED INfiEA At* THAT THEY WERE TRAVELLING TOO SI HE NT 1 THE VIET CORONT CONSISTS

AND DAFLAC PROVISOES IN SOUTH VIET RAH. > TliZO THEY DID, NOT HAVE ANY VISIBLE WOUNDS.

ONE POVEGRO ABOUTEARS CLD. SB KILOS, WAS8 METERS TALL, AND WAS HEARIifi PAJAMASOOTS.

ANOTHER POVAUCASIAN ABOUTUSKY BUILD, VAS ABOUTS METERS TALL, AH> WEIGHED, KILOS. HE HAD HAZELUDDY COMPLEXION, BROVII KSBREEN UNIFORM AID BOOTS,

THE OTHER THREE POW'S WERE CAUCASIANS WITH

EACH BEING8 METERS TALL AW WEIGHING ABOUT JS OffE POf WASREEN UNIFORM AND THE OTHER TWO IN BLACK PAJAMAS. ALL THREE WERE WEARING BLACK BOOTS.

R ECO VERY CENTER (JPRC) "ALBUM OF MISSING AND CAPTUREDSOUTHEAST ASIA" A* i'DEKT IFIED PHOTO NO. CI4I ON PAGE IESEMBLING THE NEGRO NO.0 ON '

RESEMBLING THE HUSKYND. PHOTOS HO. BBSS ON, SOB7 ONAND3 ONS RESEMBLING THE THREE POW'S WHO HAD SIMILAR BUILDS.)

S. p! THE ABOVE INFORMATION WASJPRC WHICH MADE THE FOLLOWING COMMENTS: SCREENING OF ItOICATES THAT BEFORE THE DATE OF SIGHTING, FROfl SO TOALS HAD BEEN LOLTHE AREA MENTIONED, SEVERALINDIVIDUALS ARE KNOWN TO HAVE BEEN

ARE BELIEVED TO BE HELD CAPTIVE BECAUSE OF THETHEIR.j

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