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428-GX-USN 1155656: American Prisoners of War, 1973

428-GX-USN 1155656:  American Prisoners of War, 1973.   Hanoi, North Vietnam.  Lieutenant Colonel Richard F. Abel, USAF, foreground, public affairs officer greets the first group of prisoners of war as the men wait for their names to be announced prior to their boarding a C-141A “Starlifter” cargo transport aircraft at Gia Lam Airport.  Lieutenant Commander Everett Alvarez, Jr., USN, heads the line, February 1973.  Official U.S. Navy photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Caption: 428-GX-USN 1155656: American Prisoners of War, 1973. Hanoi, North Vietnam. Lieutenant Colonel Richard F. Abel, USAF, foreground, public affairs officer greets the first group of prisoners of war as the men wait for their names to be announced prior to their boarding a C-141A “Starlifter” cargo transport aircraft at Gia Lam Airport. Lieutenant Commander Everett Alvarez, Jr., USN, heads the line, February 1973. Official U.S. Navy photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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