UPI - The Vietnam War

 

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Identifier

35160004316429

Creation Date

9-20-1974

Subject—Places

Vietnam; Laos

Subject—Topics

Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Laos; Prisoners of war--Vietnam

Description

Vientiane, Laos: A disabled North Vietnamese POW is carried by a fellow Communist prisoner to a waiting plane early 9/19 for a flight to Phonsavan in northern Laos where the first prisoner-of-war exchange since the end of the Laotian war was completed later 9/19. The Vientiane side handed over 173 North Vietnamese soldiers to the Pathet Lao. The Pathet Lao in turn freed 150 Thai volunteers and 20 Laotian soldiers.

Format

BW Photograph, 11" x 8.5"

Source

United Press International

Series

Laos

Keywords

Vietnam War

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