Accounting for Pow/Mias from the Korean War and the Vietnam War: Hearing Before the Military Personnel Subcommittee of the Committee on National Security House of Representatives One Hundred Fourth Congress Second S
The proceedings of the Sep. 1996 hearing on the accounting for American combatants in the Korean and Vietnam Wars who remain missing in action. Principal witnesses: Garnett Bell, former Special Assistant for Negotiations, Joint Task Force-Full Accounting; Col. Philip Corso, U.S. Army (retired), former advisor to Pres. Eisenhower; Joseph Douglas, Jr., Defense analyst; Jan Sejna, former Czech General Officer; George Veith, POW/MIA researcher and analyst; Alan Liotta, Dep. Dir., Defense POW/MIA Office; and others.
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Page 7 - Deputy Secretary of Defense Secretary of the Army Secretary of the Navy Secretary of the Air Force...
Page 13 - Gilman, members of the House International Relations Committee, ladies and gentlemen. It is a privilege to be asked to participate In your hearings. Let me begin by thanking you and the members of your committee for your efforts to learn what happened to our POWs during the "Cuba Program", under which 20 Americans, members of the US Armed Forces, in Cu Loc (the Zoo), a POW camp in North Vietnam, were tortured by agents of Fidel Castro's government from mid-1967 to...
Page 161 - I have copies of those documents with me today and request that they be made part of the record of this hearing. As these documents clearly show, I portrayed the "Cuban Program...
Page 10 - That's the end of my statement, Mr. Chairman. If you have any questions, I will answer them.
Page 84 - April of this year at the Center for the Study of the Vietnam Conflict, at Texas Tech University, my colleague, Mr. George Veith, and I presented a research paper entitled, "POWs and Politics: How Much Does Hanoi Really Know?
Page 57 - The top-secret purpose of the hospital was medical experimentation on Americans and South Koreans. The POWs were used to test the effects of chemical and biological weapons, and test the effects of atomic radiation," Sejna said. "The Soviets also used the American prisoners to test the psychological endurance of American soldiers. They were also used to test various mind controls. The Eisenhower documents suggest that although that administration was concerned about the possibility that it had abandoned...
Page 1 - The subcommittee met, pursuant to call, at 2:08 pm in room 2118, Rayburn House Office Building, Hon. Robert K. Dornan (chairman of the subcommittee) presiding. STATEMENT OF HON. ROBERT K. DORNAN, A REPRESENTATIVE FROM CALIFORNIA, CHAIRMAN, MILITARY PERSONNEL SUBCOMMITTEE Mr. DORNAN. The Subcommittee on Military Personnel of the National Security Committee comes to order, and it comes under the heading of "promises made/promises kept.
Page 157 - Chairman, thank you and the members of your committee for this opportunity to present the Navy's fiscal 1965 military construction program.