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Vietnam - Laos - Cambodia

Did the Vietnamese Hold Back POWs?

Documents and memos compiled beginning in 1973 all indicated the Vietnamese held back POWs. Leading the author of one memo to write the U.S. "should not be so adament in denying that there are no U.S. POWs in SEA (Southeast Asia)View this and more.

Last Known Alive

Various lists of Servicemen Last Known Alive compiled during Operation Homecoming and in the decades that followed. View the documents.

Reliable Sources

What insiders have to say on the dysfunction and mismanagement within the POW/MIA accounting effort, going back to 1986. View the documents.

59 - The Small Number

August 17, 1992 Memo -- "Defense Department files contain evidence that at least 59 Americans were -- or may have been -- taken prisoner and their precise fate is still unclear. This includes the 20-30 not officially acknowledged by Vietnam in 1973. This represents the minimum number of possible live POWs today. Read more.

The 19 New POWs

Captured Alive...Survived into Captivity.... 19 New POW Cases -- See who the Vietnamese admitted capturing, who survived into captivity and how many are Project X cases. View the documents and photos

Project X

This "close hold" study concluded, in April 1976, "There is a possibility that as many as 57 Americans could be alive...." See how many names cross over to the 19 New POWs and the Senate Select Committee's small number of 59View

Case Specific Information

Baron 52, Lima Site 85, The Mangino 4, John McDonnell, Kenny Plumadore Read more.

Nhom Marrott

We missed the best chance we ever had to find POWs still alive" former National Security Advisor Richard Allen commenting on the planned rescue of American POWs in Laos in 1981. For more View the documents and photos

Let's Identify these POWs

Photos of Korean and Vietnam War POWs. Help us identify the men in these photos. Continue

The Veith Memos

A series of memos written by author and researcher George "Jay" Vieth, from late 1995 to early 1996. The memos focus on wartime and post-war signal intelligence collected on POWs by the National Security Agency. Read more.

The Tourison Memos

A series of memos written by Sedgwick Tourison while serving as an investigator with the Senate Select Committee on POW/MIA Affairs. These memos deal with "the numbers" including the 19 New POWs and the SSC's "small number." View the documents and photos

The McCreary Memos

A series of memos written by John McCreary while serving as an investigator with the Senate Select Committee on POW/MIA Affairs. The majority of the memos discuss the live sighting briefing and subsequent destruction of the briefing book along with efforts to obstruct avenues of investigation. Continue

Foreign Involvement with American POWs in Southeast Asia

The Kremlin Withholds Report on American POWs The Russian List - Did the Russians Provide A List of 41 Americans Questioned By The Soviets Or Taken To The Former Soviet Union. View the list. See the names Debunking the Russian List. Statement of Ann Holland, wife of POW/MIA T/Sgt. Melvin Holland, on the debunking of the Russian List. Read more.

The Cuban Program

Cuban Torture of American POWs in Vietnam - ".... There were 19 American POWs that I know of who were tortured by the Cubans in Hanoi during the Vietnam War..." View the documents and photos

What Do the Vietnamese Know... and When Did They Know It.....

Analysis of the PAVN 559 Document listing American planes and helicopters shot down, case correlations included.....


  • Status of PWs in South Vietnam - Memo dated November 13, 1969 Continue
  • Let's Identify these POWs

    Photos of Korean and Vietnam War POWs. Help us identify the men in these photos. Read more.

    Videos

    Hendon and Leboutilier on Imus in the Morning, Senator Bob Smith on POWs acknowledged by the Vietnamese as capturned, Congressional Hearings and more on our YouTube Channel. View the documents and photos

    Nhom Marrott

    "We missed the best chance we ever had to find POWs still alive" former National Security Advisor Richard Allen commenting on the planned rescue of American POWs in Laos in 1981. For more


  • Status of PWs in South Vietnam - Memo dated November 13, 1969 Continue
  • The Vietnam Known

    See how Lt. Michael Blassie was knowingly stripped of his identity and entombed as the Vietnam Unknown Soldier. Read more.

    Creative Accounting

    Remains no longer required for the identification of remains. View the documents and photos

    What Former POWs Have to Say

    Col. Ted W. Guy, USAF [Ret] - CWO Frank Anton, USA (Ret.)
  • Status of PWs in South Vietnam - Memo dated November 13, 1969 Continue