SIGHTING OF AN AMERICAN PRISONER-OF-WAR WORKING FOR THE VIET CONG IN DIE N BAN

Created: 2/7/1972

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I. About. Marine was captured by the Victat Thanh Thuy village, Dicn Ban district, Quang Nam province. stated that he had been stationed. Marine unitHe claimed to have beenay to play ball at the timecapture. After ho was captured, he was moved to an unknown The prisoner, whose American name is unknown, uses aname MA Y. Helack, unmarried, bornndgood Vietnamese. Further physical characteristics areeters; B.boutilograms; C. Hairhite and regular in appearance; E.arrow long scar; F.mall with thin lips; C. Noseand straight:ointed chin. He appears energetic, andring on the fourth finger of the right hand. When seen In early January he was wearing gray pajamas, rubber sandals and ahat,imilar piece of camouflaged cloth around hismall green colored pack on one side4 pUtol on

Z. The VC apparently consider prisoner "MAY" trustworthy.

roselyting section cadre in VC Dlen Ban district stated that sometime) the VC in Dien Dan district hadhitc American, who was moved to the VC area where "MAY" was located. The new prisoner requested "MAY" to help him to escape, but "MAY" reported this to the VC authorities in order lo prevent any attempt to escape.

n1 and early2 "MAY" was seenC Dien Ban district training course held at an unknown"MAY" reportedly hadimilar course once before. While some of the cadres attending the course complained about Us difficulty andAY" berated them for complaining, and stated that he had previously been In training for eight

[Comment: This report has been coordinated with tho Joint Personnel Recovery Center which states that the Amerlca6 cannot be identified from available data.

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