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    • The Son Tay Raid

    • American POWs in Vietnam Were Not Forgotten, Revised Edition
    • By: John Gargus
    • Narrated by: Michael Giorgio
    • Length: 10 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In May 1970 aerial photographs revealed what US military intelligence believed was a POW camp near the town of Son Tay, 23 miles west of North Vietnam's capital city. When American officials decided the prisoners were attempting to send signals, they set in motion a daring plan to rescue the more than 60 airmen thought to be held captive. On November 20 a joint group of volunteers from US Army Green Berets and US Air Force Special Operations Forces perfectly executed the raid, only to find the prisoners' quarters empty; the POWs had been moved.

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