CENTRAL INTKLLIGKNCE AGENCY WASHINGTON.
ornct of iHt oitfcro*
General Donate! V. Bennett, Director
Defense Intelligence Agency-
of an American Working foi tho Vict Cong
attached report concerns an American prisoner of war in South Vietnam who may be working for the Vict Cong in Quang Tin province. Aa Indicated in the report, the reliability of thehas not yet been established.
This report ha* been passed to the Joint Personnel Recovery Center (Jl'KC) in Saigon, and has in addition been given limited dissemination in the field. Because it contains poaalbly derogatory Informationpecifically named prisoner of war, Iteing
in Washington only to you and the other addresseea listed below.
cc; Admiral Epes
Admiral Rcctanus Admiral Whltmlr* General Pursloy Colonel Ilea
Colonel Allen Colonel Oullllan Captain Harris Mr. Ncgropontc Mr. Sleverts
Approved for Relcaso Bate
SUBJECT: Sightingof an American Working forth* Viet-Cong
tartyn American waifour or five Vict Cong (VC) cadres on the side of the roadDong village, Tien PhuocC Quang Namof Vietnam Quang Tin province). After passingprisoner Tran Huu Maiember of his travelthe American was; he was told that the American was aprisonar of war who was working for the Militaryof Military Regionnd whose VC name wasDau, e
American was seen talking animatedly In-Vietnamesecompanions. He was not armed, nor were there weapons near
fiommcnt: The American may be Robert Garwood, a'Mar Inby the VC5 who ia reported to have defected;inMayjoint Personnel Recovery Center comments that theand physical deacriptlon fits
where he was seated. Height green North VictnamoscArmywithout any Insignia or marking, and rubber sandals. He appeared to be about0 meters tall and to weigh aboutilograms. Hit hair waa light brown and he was not wearing any headgear.*