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Hostages of war; Saigon"s political prisoners

Holmes Brown

Hostages of war; Saigon"s political prisoners

by Holmes Brown

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Published by Indochina Mobile Education Project in [Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Vietnam.
    • Subjects:
    • Political prisoners -- Vietnam.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      Statement[by] Holmes Brown [and] Don Luce.
      ContributionsLuce, Don, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS557.A6 B69
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 110 p.
      Number of Pages110
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5462795M
      LC Control Number73165440

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        Saigon says it holds only about 5, “political prisoners,” who, as captured Communist civil servants, come under the provisions of the Paris agreement on the return of civilian detainees. Eleven Soldiers were killed and, after their weapons malfunctioned, six were taken d in both legs, Johnson was now the first African-American female prisoner of n's status.

      A Vietnam War era leaflet from the American Friends Service Committee titled 'Hostages of War: Saigon's Political Prisoners' aims to educate citizens on the matter of prisoners captured by the United States and turned over to the South Vietnamese authorities, My best friend was tortured to death in Nguyen Ngoc Phuong was a gentle person. But he hated the war and the destruction of his country. He was arrested by the U.S.- sponsored Saigon police.


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Not since I started writing about Vietnam in have I been confronted with a task as urgent and at the same time as complex as the subject of political prisoners in South Vietnam.

Both books under review are rich in statistics, case histories, authentic documents, and personal experiences, but. Infour Australian POWs did the unthinkable, and tried to escape from their Japanese prisoner of war camp.

The Japanese became so incensed that they ordered every POW in the Changi peninsula to sign an agreement promising not to escape.

These prisoners—being Australian—promptly told the Japanese to do one. The Politics Of Prisoners of War. claim that there are betweenandpolitical prisoners in South Vietnam, not including the P.O.W.'s.

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The program was designed to identify and destroy the Viet Cong (VC) via infiltration, torture, capture, counter-terrorism.