SIGHTING OF TWO AMERICAN PRISONERS HELD BY THE NORTH VIETNAMESE ARMY IN PREY VE

Created: 6/8/1972

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Sighting of Two American Prisoners Held By -be Korth Vietnamese Army in Prey Veng Province, Canbodia

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The white POH appeared to be aboutears old,and thin, and had brown hair. He wasrist watch. He was dressed In on olivewhich had two pockets on the shirt and two pockets,

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The black prisoner appeared to be more thanears old, had wavy haireavy build. His rank was described as sergeant. His clothing was also olive drab in color, appeared to be nade of nylonicilar material, and had four pocUets on the shirt and four pockets on the trousers. The shirtype of band across the back. He too wasrist watch.

The two Americans had reportedly been captured, along

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Kith live Army oi the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN) prisoners, wvSt of the brldno near Phiion Penh, Cambodia, on an unn|ncificu date. isplay of war trophies, including two light machine cuna,0 grcnado launcher,6wo belts of Machine cun ammunitionadio similar, was beingo tho public In the area at the suae time. Tho arvn prisoners sere said to have belonged to the arvn vth Division.

;> t* QftCooment; The ft bore informationshown to tho joint perWIWeI Recovery Center (JPRC) which made tbe following comments; "The edditioaal information is still not enough toorrelation with known Hissing or captured In that general area. It Is possible that the personnel sighted by source were partroup which is suspected of being held "In Cambodia. However, In the oast, the POis in that area have been kept In groups which varied Xrosoen.")

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