POW/MIAs in Southeast Asia
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Published by Bureau of Public Affairs, Dept. of State in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English


  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Prisoners and prisons,
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Missing in action,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Southeast Asia,
  • Southeast Asia -- Foreign relations -- United States

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Edition Notes

Other titlesP.O.W./M.I.A.s in Southeast Asia
ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of State. Bureau of Public Affairs
The Physical Object
Pagination[2] p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17980669M

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Get this from a library! POW-MIAs in Southeast Asia.. [United States. Department of State. Office of Public Communication.;]. More than 2, men never returned the Vietnam War. There is reason to believe that some POWs and MIAs still cling to life amid the sordid conditions of prisoner of war camps in Southeast Asia. Others trust that the US government would not intentionally leave POW/MIAs behind; there must be a glitch in the numbers. Still others believe that the men who were left behind assimilated to the. Beyond Southeast Asia, it has been a symbol for POW/MIAs from all U.S. wars. The flag is ambiguous as it implies that personnel listed as MIA may in fact be held captive. The official, bipartisan, U.S. Government position is that there is "no compelling evidence that proves that any American remains alive in captivity in Southeast Asia". of our prisoners of war (POW) and missing in action from Southeast Asia. DAV believes that the SRV can increase its unilateral efforts to account for Americans still missing in action, especially those who were last known alive in captivity. Consequently, DAV urges the United States government to ensure this issue be considered asFile Size: 1MB.

SHOCKING REVELATION: U.S. POWS STILL IN LAOS. AFP & others have said it for years; now proof emerges U.S. soldiers still held in Southeast Asian camps. By Christopher J. Petherick. There is new evidence that American GIs are being held against their will in Southeast Asia more than three decades after the Vietnam War officially ended.   “Abandoned in Place” provides a snapshot of the Vietnam POW/MIA issue. From the signing of the Paris Peace Accords, in January , ending American involvement in the war in Southeast Asia to the "dysfunctional" POW/MIA accounting effort of With the period a clear line in the sand/5(44). A Congressional Task Force on POW/MIAs in Southeast Asia was created in , and in the last several years Congress has introduced more than bills and resolutions aimed at resolving the. This book documents the efforts made by Congressmen and Military personnel to find living Prisoners of War in South East Asia. Laotian, Cambodian and Vietnamese governments refused to cooperate until war reparations were paid but made it very clear they would 'solve' the PoW issue once new hospitals, schools, factories and medicine as well as billions of Dollars were handed over to these countries/5(84).

The title of this collection is “Correlated and Uncorrelated Information Relating to Missing Americans in Southeast Asia.” The U.S. Department of Defense, POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) declassifies these documents and releases them to the Federal Research . This book should be read by anyone who wants to know what the U. S. government is doing to find missing men in Southeast Asia. Click here to order M. I. A.: Accounting for the Missing in Southeast Asia. Click here to return to Vietnam War POW-MIA Selections. Click here to return to . That particular page volume-in small type no less-claims to be the "definitive account of American POWs abandoned in Southeast Asia". The different scope of EC should encompass what HB did not. Maybe these 1,+ combined pages of text will shed a final light on the thorny question of POWs/MIAs /5(60). The National League of Families of American public support is critical to achieving the League’s goal: the fullest possible accounting for those still missing, and repatriation of all The League’s single, threefold mission supporting our POW/MIA [s] and KIA/BNR from the Vietnam War is to obtain the release and return of all.