NVA INTERROGATION TEAMS AND POW PROCESSING PROCEDURES

Created: 9/7/1967

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NVA regimenteven to ten-man Interrogation team. There were no interrogators belowRegimental level. Source's unit.en-man team; two were English language Qualified and two were Korean language oualified. W's were ifflMdlately evacuated to the regiment for preliminary and tactical debriefing where they were normally held for only one day before being evacuated to either division or military region. Source heard that Regimentad capturedrisoners of waright Vietnamese ln7 and. marinesMay the same year.

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nva regimenteven to ton-man interrogation team. There were no interrogators below regiment level. An interrogation team waa part of the Political Section (Psywar) directly under regiment headquarters and included political and military proselyting subsections. Regimentad ten interrogators two of whom wore English language qualified and two of whom were Korean language oualified.

TOW'S captured wore Immediately forwarded to tho regiment for preliminary interrogation and tactical debriefing. Normally they were held only

one day at regimental level and were then evacuated to either division or military region for classification and intensified Interrogation. Source did not know if TCW's were finally evacuated to NVN.

3- Source heard that hlo repiment hadotal ofOW'a,. and eight Vietnamese. Tho Vietnamese, local forcesore captured during7 ataNG NGaI Province, SVN, and the. marines (one wounded) were captured on? in OUANG NAM Province, SVN.

U. Source did not know the names of his regiments interrogators as he hod no contact with this section, nil injured POW's were to be given medical treatment and were not to be hurt or tortured.

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