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USN 1155662 Vietnam POW Release, 1973

Two of the returned prisoners of war step from the second U.S. Air Force C-141 to leave Hanoi, at Clark Air Force Base, Philippine Islands, in February 1973. They are: Colonel Robinson Risner, USAF (waving), and Captain James Stockdale, USN. Their escorts are Major Leroy W. Thornal, USAF, and Lieutenant Commander Elman J. Parrie, USN.
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Description: Two of the returned prisoners of war step from the second U.S. Air Force C-141 to leave Hanoi, at Clark Air Force Base, Philippine Islands, in February 1973. They are: Colonel Robinson Risner, USAF (waving), and Captain James Stockdale, USN. Their escorts are Major Leroy W. Thornal, USAF, and Lieutenant Commander Elman J. Parrie, USN.
Catalog #: USN 1155662
Tags: prisoner_of_war_-powNHHC_Tags:conflicts-and-wars/vietnam-war
Copyright Owner: National Archives and Records Administration
Circa this Year: 1973
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