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U.S. Friaoners of War Observed at HANG CO Railroad 3tatlon, HANOI
DATE AND PLACE7) OF ACQUISITION : SAIGON, Vietnam
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Source was told by one Senior Captain TAN in7 that he had seen many (exact number. prisoners of war oxcorcising in front of the HANG CO Railroad Station and were quartered near the zoo in HANOI.
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Captain TAN of Reginentaid he saw. prisoners in6 while riding his bicycle near the zoo in HANOI and followed the prisoners as thoy ran to KANO CO Railroad Station. There he watched. prisoners doing exercises; he alsoaptain (name unknown) who had graduated from school in the USSR with hi*. This individual could speak English fluently and had been assigned to. prisoners with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel and Colonel.
This oaptain (name unknown) stated that. prisoners wore the North Vietnamese Air Force uniforms with their. ranks. Captain TAN had seen only one Colonel. Also stated that although the NVN soldier only recetvod8 for food per day,. prisoners receivedecause they drank so many soft drinks and beer, as well as coffee with sugar. . Lieutenant Colonelf) had stated that his family was wealthy and that if he were allowed to return home ho would see that all the destroyed bridges wore repaired.
All aircraft fragments were kept in one area for exhibition. Records on the event of the aircraft's downing and the name of the pilot were kopt in tho same unidentified area.