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Photograph of Staff Sergeant James S. Kawashime

Photograph of Staff Sergeant James S. Kawashime

Photographs of American Military Activities

World War II (WWII) era photograph of US Marine Corps (USMC) Technical Sergeant (TSGT) Jack Pittman, Jr, taken at Russell Island, July 4, 1943 as he sits in the cockpit of a USMC F4U"CORSAIR"aircraft. TSGT Pittman is an Ace Pilot credited with 7 kills. His hometown is Amarillo, Texas

World War II (WWII) era photograph of US Marine Corps (USMC) Technical...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: New Georgia Islands Country: Solomon Islands (SLB) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT E. Hart, Jr, Usmc Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... more

World War II (WWII) era photograph of US Marine Corps (USMC) Major (MAJ) Donald H. Sapp, taken at Russell Islands September 15, 1943. MAJ Sapp is an Ace Pilot credited with 11 kills.  (Substandard image)

World War II (WWII) era photograph of US Marine Corps (USMC) Major (MA...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Russell Islands Country: Solomon Islands (SLB) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT E. M. Hart, Usmc Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military... more

World War II (WWII) era photograph of US Marine Corps (USMC) First Lieutenant (1LT) William N. Case, Marine Fighter Squadron 214 (VMF-214)"Black Sheep"taken at Russell Islands, October 5, 1943. 1LT Case is an Ace Pilot credited with 8 kills

World War II (WWII) era photograph of US Marine Corps (USMC) First Lie...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Rusell Islands Country: Solomon Islands (SLB) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Edwin M. Hart, Usmc Release Status: Released to Public Combined Milita... more

[French Milk for American Army (pix of American Staff Sergeant)]

[French Milk for American Army (pix of American Staff Sergeant)]

[French Milk for American Army (pix of American Staff Sergeant)] - [PAR-4219]

Leathernecks Use Scaling Ladders to Storm Ashore at Inchon in an Amphibious Invasion

Leathernecks Use Scaling Ladders to Storm Ashore at Inchon in an Amphi...

Original Caption: As against "The Shores of Tripoli" in the Marines Hymn, Leathernecks use scaling ladders to storm ashore at Inchon in an Amphibious invasion, September 15, 1950. It was one of the fastest ope... more

United States Marine Corps Captain (CPT) Robert Wade.  Official Portrait

United States Marine Corps Captain (CPT) Robert Wade. Official Portra...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Louis G. Oliver Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital... more

Air Force SSGT John D. Hoehn, a life support equipment specialist assigned to the 12th Tactical Fighter Wing, tests the signal of the survival radio used by fighter pilots when shot down

Air Force SSGT John D. Hoehn, a life support equipment specialist assi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Cam Ranh Bay Air Base Country: Viet Nam (VNM) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital... more

Photograph of Staff Sergeant Harry F. Mitchell Firing a 50 Caliber Machine Gun during Operation Junction City

Photograph of Staff Sergeant Harry F. Mitchell Firing a 50 Caliber Mac...

Original caption: SSG Harry F. Mitchell, (Austin, TX), Pit Sgt. C Troop, 1st Squad, 11th Armor Cav. Rget., fires a 50 Cal machine gun from the top of an M-113 APC at an unknown number of VC during Operation Jun... more

Photograph of Staff Sergeant Hugh L. Maple Playing with a Vietnamese Child

Photograph of Staff Sergeant Hugh L. Maple Playing with a Vietnamese C...

Original caption: PFC James E. Stadig (Solvang, Calif.), rifleman, and other members of Co D, 2nd Bn, 35th Inf, 3rd Bde, 4th Inf Div, come out of a Viet Cong cave after checking it for Viet Cong men or equipmen... more

315th Tactical Airlift Wing members, SSGT W. Pase, MAJ B. Clark and SSGT R. Christie, left to right, pose beside a UC-123K Provider aircraft. The aircraft, being inactivated, is named "Patches" for the more than 1,000 hit-hole patches that it received during the Vietnam conflict

315th Tactical Airlift Wing members, SSGT W. Pase, MAJ B. Clark and SS...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: PHAN Rang Air Base Country: South Vietnam Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Pho... more

COL Ray C. Staley, commander, 315th Tactical Airlift Wing, greets a UC-123K Provider aircraft crew. The crew members, left to right, are SSGT W. Pase, SSGT R. Christie, CPT J. Greene, MAJ B. Clark and LT B. Slaughter. The aircraft, being inactivated, is named "Patches" for the more than 1,000 hit-hole patches that it received during the Vietnam conflict

COL Ray C. Staley, commander, 315th Tactical Airlift Wing, greets a UC...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: PHAN Rang Air Base Country: South Vietnam Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Pho... more

COL Ray C. Staley, commander, 315th Tactical Airlift Wing, greets UC-123K Provider aircraft crew members. The members are SSGT W. Pase, left, and SSGT R. Christie. The aircraft, being inactivated, is named "Patches" for the more than 1,000 hit-hole patches that it received during the Vietnam conflict

COL Ray C. Staley, commander, 315th Tactical Airlift Wing, greets UC-1...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: PHAN Rang Air Base Country: South Vietnam Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Pho... more

Left side view of a CU-Juggernaut crane on a flatbed railroad car. The Juggernaut will be used to transport men and building equipment on the construction site

Left side view of a CU-Juggernaut crane on a flatbed railroad car. The...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Blair Lakes Range State: Alaska (AK) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Scott Release Status: Released to Publi... more

STAFF Sergeant Roy Madden, a recently released prisoner of war, recuperates at the Travis medical facility

STAFF Sergeant Roy Madden, a recently released prisoner of war, recupe...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to ... more

Released Prisoner of War, U.S. Air Force Major Kile Dag Berg, (Captured 27 Jul 65)) salutes MGEN John Gonge, 22nd Air Force Commander and MGEN Daniel "Chappie" James upon his arrival at Travis Air Force Base. MAJ Berg was in the second group released by the North Vietnamese on Feb 12, 1973 in Hanoi

Released Prisoner of War, U.S. Air Force Major Kile Dag Berg, (Capture...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Navy LCMDR Wendell Reed Alcorn shakes hands with BGEN William Dietrich, Vice Commander, 22nd Air Force upon his arrival on the C-141 Starlifter from Clark Air Base, Philippines. LCMDR Alcorn was captured by the North Vietnamese on 22 Dec 65 and was released in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Navy LCMDR Wendell Reed Alcorn shakes hands with B...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Air Force MAJ Joseph S. Abbott Jr. talks to an Army officer in the lounge. MAJ Abbott was captured on 20 Apr 67 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 18 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force MAJ Joseph S. Abbott Jr. talks to an Arm...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Army MAJ Albert E. Carlson waves to the crowd of well wishers upon his arrival on the C-141 Starlifter from Clark Air Base, Philippines. MAJ Carlson was captured by the Viet Cong on 7 Apr 72 and was released at Loc Ninh on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Army MAJ Albert E. Carlson waves to the crowd of w...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Navy LCMDR Porter Alex Halyburton talks on the phone in the passenger lounge after his arrival from Clark Air Base, Philippines. LCMDR Halyburton was captured on 17 Oct 65 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Navy LCMDR Porter Alex Halyburton talks on the pho...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Air Force SSGT Roy Madden Jr. in his hospital bed at the Grant Medical Center. SSGT Madden was captured on 22 Dec 72 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force SSGT Roy Madden Jr. in his hospital bed ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

As MGEN Daniel "Chappie" James looks on, former POW and U.S. Air Force 1ST LT William Youl Arcorui (Captured 22 Dec 72) greets his wife after his arrival on the C-141 Starlifter from Clark Air Base. LT Arcorui was in the first group of POWs released by the North Vietnamese government in Hanoi

As MGEN Daniel "Chappie" James looks on, former POW and U.S. Air Force...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

On board a Military Airlift Command's Starlifter, former Prisoner of War, U.S. Navy CPT Jeremiah Andrew Denton (on right), (Captured 18 Jul 65) and Navy CPT James Alfred Mulligan, (Captured 20 Mar 66) talk. CPT Denton was in the first group and CPT Mulligan was in the third group released by the North Vietnamese on Feb 12, 1973 in Hanoi

On board a Military Airlift Command's Starlifter, former Prisoner of W...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Enroute To Tafb State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT ... more

After a brief refueling stop, the first group of Prisoners of War released in Hanoi by North Vietnam walk on the red carpet toward their waiting aircraft. They are lead by Pacific Command's officials and POW, U.S. Navy CPT Jeremiah Andrew Denton, (Captured 18 Jul65). The POWs were enroute from Clark Air Base, Philippines to Travis Air Force Base, CA and then to be reunited with their families in the states

After a brief refueling stop, the first group of Prisoners of War rele...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Hickam Air Force Base State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSG... more

BGEN Stan McClellan, U.S. Army, CHIEF of STAFF, Military Assistance Command-Vietnam (MACV), conducts a press conference, to discuss the details of release of the prisoners of war, for members of the civilian press in a Military Assistance Command-Vietnam (MACV) briefing room at Tan Son Nhut Airbase

BGEN Stan McClellan, U.S. Army, CHIEF of STAFF, Military Assistance Co...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Saigon Country: South Vietnam Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Urias Release Status: Released to Public Combined... more

Released Prisoner of War, U.S.Air Force LT COL Lewis Wiley Shattuck, (Captured 11 Jul 66) salutes MGEN John Gonge, 22nd Air Force Commander and MGEN Daniel "Chappie" James upon his arrival at Travis Air Force Base. LT COL Shattuck was in the third group released by the North Vietnamese on Feb 12, 1973 in Hanoi

Released Prisoner of War, U.S.Air Force LT COL Lewis Wiley Shattuck, (...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Viet Cong POWs, one with a Viet Cong flag, stand and sit at the exchange location. They were flown in on USAF C-130 aircraft from Bien Hoa Air Base. They will be exchanged for American and South Vietnamese POWs held by the Viet Cong forces

Viet Cong POWs, one with a Viet Cong flag, stand and sit at the exchan...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Loc Ninh Country: South Vietnam Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Herman Kokojan Release Status: Released to Publ... more

In the Clark AB hospital, released Prisoner of War, U.S. Navy CMDR John Bryan McKamey (Captured 2 June 65) packs his suitcase for the trip back to the United States. CMDR McKamey was in the first group of POWs released by North Vietnam at Hanoi on February 12, 1973

In the Clark AB hospital, released Prisoner of War, U.S. Navy CMDR Joh...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Clark Air Base State: Luzon Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Larry Wright Release St... more

Former POW and U.S. Army SP4 Richard Springman (Captured 25 May 70) walks off the flight line with his escort after arriving from Clark Air Base. SP-4 Springman was released by the Viet Cong at Loc Ninh on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Army SP4 Richard Springman (Captured 25 May 70) wa...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Navy LCMDR Frederick R. Purrington with Navy officer in the lounge. LCMDR Purrington was captured on 20 Oct 66 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 18 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Navy LCMDR Frederick R. Purrington with Navy offic...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Air Force MAJ Wesley Duane Schierman (Captured 28 Aug 65) walks with his wife, son and daughter across the ramp after arriving from Clark Air Base. MAJ Schierman was released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force MAJ Wesley Duane Schierman (Captured 28 ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Army CWO-2 Daniel F. Maslowski (Captured 2 May 70) waves to the public and press who were there to greet the plane load of former POWs flown in from Clark Air Base. In the background MGEN John Gonge, Commander 22nd Air Force and BGEN William Deitrich, 22nd AF Vice Commander greet former POW and U.S. Air Force SMSGT Arthur Cormier (Captured 6 Nov 65). CWO-2 Maslowski and SMSGT Cormier were released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Army CWO-2 Daniel F. Maslowski (Captured 2 May 70)...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Air Force LCOL Daniel James Doughty (Captured 2 Apr 67) walks to a waiting bus, pass the honor guard, after the nighttime arrival at Scott. LCOL Doughty was released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force LCOL Daniel James Doughty (Captured 2 Ap...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Scott Air Force Base State: Illinois (IL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SS... more

Former POW and U.S. Army SGT Kenneth Wallingford (Captured 7 Apr 72) waves to the crowd of well wishers upon his arrival on the C-141 Starlifter from Clark Air Base, Philippines. In the background MGEN Daniel "Chappie" James await the next returnee to deplane. SGT Wallingford was in the first group of POWs captured in South Vietnam, and released on 12 Feb 73 by the Viet Cong at Loc Ninh, South Vietnam

Former POW and U.S. Army SGT Kenneth Wallingford (Captured 7 Apr 72) w...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Air Force LCOL James Quincy Collins Jr. talks with escorts and other POWs in the passenger lounge after his arrival from Clark Air Base, Philippines. LCOL Collins was captured on 2 Sep 65 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force LCOL James Quincy Collins Jr. talks with...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S.Navy LMDR Everett Alvarez (Captured 5 Aug 64) is lead to the microphones by MGEN John Gonge, 22nd Air Force Commander after his arrival from Clark Air Base. LCMDR Alvarez was released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S.Navy LMDR Everett Alvarez (Captured 5 Aug 64) is le...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Navy CMDR Raymond Arthur Vohden (Captured 3 Apr 65) uses his crutches to leave the flight line after his arrival from Clark Air Base, Philippines. CMDR Vohden was in the first group of POWs released by the North Vietnamese government in Hanoi

Former POW and U.S. Navy CMDR Raymond Arthur Vohden (Captured 3 Apr 65...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

On board a Military Airlift Command's Starlifter, former Prisoners of War, U.S. Navy LT CMDR Edward Anthony Davis, (Captured 26 Aug 65) and LT CMDR Larry Howard Spencer, (Captured 18 Feb 66) after departing Clark Air Base, Philippines. LT CMDR Davis holds the puppy, MACO, that was given to him, by a North Vietnamese guard, prior to his release in the second group on February 12, 1973. LT CMRD Spencer was released with the third group of POWs from Hanoi on February 12, 1973

On board a Military Airlift Command's Starlifter, former Prisoners of ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Clark Air Base State: Luzon Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Larry Wright Release St... more

Former POWs line up to board the C-141 Starlifter transport for a flight to a base near their homes. They are given best wishes by (Left to Right) BGEN William Deitrich, Vice Commander, 22nd Air Force, BGEN Ralph Saunders and Commander 22nd Air Force, MGEN John Gonge

Former POWs line up to board the C-141 Starlifter transport for a flig...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Released Prisoner of War, U.S. Navy LT CMDR Larry Howard Spencer, (Captured 18 Feb 66)) salutes MGEN John Gonge, 22nd Air Force Commander and MGEN Daniel "Chappie" James upon his arrival at Travis Air Force Base. LT CMDR Spencer was in the third group released by the North Vietnamese on Feb 12, 1973 in Hanoi

Released Prisoner of War, U.S. Navy LT CMDR Larry Howard Spencer, (Cap...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Air Force MAJ Wesley Duane Schierman (Captured 28 Aug 65) hugs his wife, as son and daughter waits, on his arrival. In background MGEN John Gonge, 22nd Air Force Commander and BGEN Ralph Saunders greet another returning ex-POW. MAJ Schierman was released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force MAJ Wesley Duane Schierman (Captured 28 ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Navy LCMDR Everett Alvarez (Captured 5 Aug 64) talks at the microphones to the public and press there to greet the plane load of former POWs flown in from Clark Air Base. LCMDR Alvarez was released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Navy LCMDR Everett Alvarez (Captured 5 Aug 64) tal...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Viet Cong POWs sit on the ramp at Tan Son Nhut Air Base under the watchful eyes of South Vietnamese military police. The POWs will be airlifted to Loc Ninh, South Vietnam for the prisoner exchange between the United States/South Vietnam and North Vietnam/Viet Cong militaries

Viet Cong POWs sit on the ramp at Tan Son Nhut Air Base under the watc...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Saigon Country: South Vietnam Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Herman Kokojan Release Status: Released to Public... more

Former POW and U.S.Air Force COL Robinson Risner, at the microphone, thanks the crowd and press upon arriving on a flight from Clark Air Base. COL Risner was captured on 16 Sep 65 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S.Air Force COL Robinson Risner, at the microphone, t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Navy LT Kenneth H. Higdon is greeted by a loved one on the ramp. LT Higdon was captured on 21 Dec 72 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Navy LT Kenneth H. Higdon is greeted by a loved on...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Naval Air Station, Alameda State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Oper... more

Unidentified former POW/U.S. Air Force Captain blows a kiss to the public and press there to greet the plane load of former POWs flown in from Clark Air Base

Unidentified former POW/U.S. Air Force Captain blows a kiss to the pub...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Air Force TSGT James R. Cook salutes the colors from his stretcher as he is carried from the C-141 aircraft. TSGT Cook was captured on 21 Dec 72 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force TSGT James R. Cook salutes the colors fr...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Naval Air Station, Alameda State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Oper... more

Former POW and U.S. Air Force MAJ Richard Eugene Bolstad (Captured 6 Nov 65) at the microphone salutes the people who came to greet his return. GEN Paul Carlton, Commander, Military Airlift Command stands to the left and the Honor Guard to the right. MAJ Bolstad and LCOL Doughty were released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force MAJ Richard Eugene Bolstad (Captured 6 N...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Scott Air Force Base State: Illinois (IL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SS... more

Former POW and U.S. Air Force MAJ Donald Lester Heiliger talks with a lady in the lounge. MAJ Heiliger was captured on 15 May 67 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 18 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force MAJ Donald Lester Heiliger talks with a ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Air Force LCOL George Grigsby McKnight has his teeth checked by a dentist at the Grant Medical Center. LCOL McKnight was captured on 6 Nov 65 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force LCOL George Grigsby McKnight has his tee...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Air Force LCOL Lewis Wiley Shattuck (Captured 11 Jul 66) salutes the American Flag upon his arrival on the C-141 Starlifter from Clark Air Base, Philippines. In the background MGEN John Gonge, 22nd Air Force Commander and MGEN Daniel "Chappie" James await the next returnee to deplane. LCOL Shattuck was in the first group of POWs released on 12 Feb 73 by the North Vietnamese government in Hanoi

Former POW and U.S. Air Force LCOL Lewis Wiley Shattuck (Captured 11 J...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Viet Cong POWs, one with a Viet Cong flag, stand and sit at the exchange location. They were flown in on USAF C-130 aircraft from Bien Hoa Air Base. They will be exchanged for American and South Vietnamese POWs held by the Viet Cong forces

Viet Cong POWs, one with a Viet Cong flag, stand and sit at the exchan...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Loc Ninh Country: South Vietnam Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Herman Kokojan Release Status: Released to Publ... more

Former POW and U.S. Air Force SSGT Roy Madden Jr. has a blood sample taken by a medical technician in his hospital bed at the Grant Medical Center. SSGT Madden was captured on 22 Dec 72 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force SSGT Roy Madden Jr. has a blood sample t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Air Force MAJ Wesley Duane Schierman (Captured 28 Aug 65) hugs his wife, as son and daughter wait, on his arrival. In foreground fellow ex-POW, LCOL Richard Paul Keirn (Captured 24 Jul 65) walks away from the greeting party. Both MAJ Schierman and LCOL Keirn were released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force MAJ Wesley Duane Schierman (Captured 28 ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Air ForceMAJ Robert Norland Daughtrey in the passenger lounge after his arrival from Clark Air Base, Philippines. MAJ Daughtrey was captured on 2 Aug 65 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air ForceMAJ Robert Norland Daughtrey in the passe...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Navy CPT Jeremiah Andrew Denton (Captured 18 Jul 65) stands at the microphones and talks to the crowd of well wishers and press upon his arrival on the C-141 Starlifter from Clark Air Base, Philippines. In the background MGEN John Gonge, 22nd Air Force Commander and MGEN Daniel "Chappie" James look on. CPT Denton was in the first group of POWs released on 12 Feb 73 by the North Vietnamese government in Hanoi

Former POW and U.S. Navy CPT Jeremiah Andrew Denton (Captured 18 Jul 6...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Air Force COL Robinson Risner, at the microphone, express his thanks to the crowd and press upon arriving on a flight from Clark Air Base. COL Risner was captured on 16 Sep 65 and released by North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force COL Robinson Risner, at the microphone, ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Army MAJ William H. Hardy talks with escort officers and other POWs in the passenger lounge after his arrival from Clark Air Base, Philippines. MAJ Hardy was captured on 29 Jun 67 in by the South Vietnan and released by the Viet Cong at Loc Ninh on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Army MAJ William H. Hardy talks with escort office...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Viet Cong POWs, with caps and towels to protect from the sun, sit at the exchange location. They were flown in on USAF C-130 aircraft from Bien Hoa Air Base. They will be exchanged for American and South Vietnamese POWs held by the Viet Cong forces

Viet Cong POWs, with caps and towels to protect from the sun, sit at t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Loc Ninh Country: South Vietnam Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Herman Kokojan Release Status: Released to Publ... more

Released Prisoner of War, U.S. Navy CPT Jeremiah Andrew Denton (Captured 18 Jul 65) stands behind microphones on the flight line and faces a phalanx of well wisher and media on his arrival. CPT Denton was in the first group released by the North Vietnamese on Feb 12, 1973 in Hanoi

Released Prisoner of War, U.S. Navy CPT Jeremiah Andrew Denton (Captur...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Air Force LCOL George Robert Hall salutes and is welcomed to the states by MGEN John Gonge, 22nd Air Force Commander and BGEN Ralph Saunders upon his arrival on the C-141 Starlifter. LCOL Hall was captured by the North Vietnamese on 27 Sep 65 and was released in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force LCOL George Robert Hall salutes and is w...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Army CPT George K. Wanat Jr salutes the flag after being welcomed by MGEN John Gonge, Commander, 22nd Air Force and BGEN William Dietrich, Vice Commander, 22nd Air Force upon his arrival from Clark Air Base, Philippines. CPT Wanat was captured by the Viet Cong on 30 Apr 72 and was released at Loc Ninh on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Army CPT George K. Wanat Jr salutes the flag after...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Navy LCMDR Everett Alvarez (Captured 5 Aug 64) talks at the microphones to the public and press there to greet the plane load of former POWs flown in from Clark Air Base. LCMDR Alvarez was released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Navy LCMDR Everett Alvarez (Captured 5 Aug 64) tal...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Air Force TSGT Arthur Neil Black (Captured 20 Sep 65) waves to the crowd of well wishers upon his arrival on the C-141 Starlifter from Clark Air Base, Philippines. TSGT Black was in the first group of POWs released on 12 Feb 73 by the North Vietnamese government in Hanoi

Former POW and U.S. Air Force TSGT Arthur Neil Black (Captured 20 Sep ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Released Prisoner of War, U.S. Air Force TSGT Arthur Neil Black, (Captured 20 Sep 65)) salutes MGEN John Gonge, 22nd Air Force Commander and MGEN Daniel "Chappie" James upon his arrival at Travis Air Force Base. TSGT Black was in the second group released by the North Vietnamese on Feb 12, 1973 in Hanoi

Released Prisoner of War, U.S. Air Force TSGT Arthur Neil Black, (Capt...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Air Force COL Albert Edward Runyan walks from the C-141 Starlifter to the waiting microphones. COL Runyan was captured on 29 Apr 66 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force COL Albert Edward Runyan walks from the ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Naval Air Station, Alameda State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Oper... more

Former POW and U.S. Air Force COL Robinson Risner, at the microphone, waves his thanks to the crowd and press upon arriving on a flight from Clark Air Base. 22nd Air Force Commander, MGEN John Gonge stands behind COL Risner. COL Risner was captured on 16 Sep 65 and released by North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force COL Robinson Risner, at the microphone, ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Air Force COL Robinson Risner, at the microphone, express his thanks to the crowd and press upon arriving on a flight from Clark Air Base. 22nd Air Force Commander, MGEN John Gonge stands behind COL Risner. COL Risner was captured on 16 Sep 65 and released by North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force COL Robinson Risner, at the microphone, ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Navy LCMDR Frederick R. Purrington talks on the phone in the lounge. LCMDR Purrington was captured on 20 Oct 66 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 18 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Navy LCMDR Frederick R. Purrington talks on the ph...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Navy CPT Harry Tarleton Jenkins waves as he deplanes on his arrival. CPT Jenkins was captured on 13 Nov 65 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Navy CPT Harry Tarleton Jenkins waves as he deplan...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Naval Air Station, Alameda State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Oper... more

In the Clark AB hospital, released Prisoner of War, U.S. Navy CMDR John Bryan McKamey (Captured 2 June 65) and his escort officer, LT CMDR Gary Stieger share a laugh during the packing of CMDR McKamey's suitcase. CMDR McKamey was in the first group of POWs released by North Vietnam at Hanoi on February 12, 1973

In the Clark AB hospital, released Prisoner of War, U.S. Navy CMDR Joh...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Clark Air Base State: Luzon Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Larry Wright Release St... more

A poster banner, Welcoming Home the ex-POWZs, created by local children on the wall in the Grant Medical Center

A poster banner, Welcoming Home the ex-POWZs, created by local childre...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Army MAJ Raymond Cecil Schrump talks with BGEN William Deitrich, Vice Commander 22nd Air Force in the passenger lounge after his arrival from Clark Air Base, Philippines. MAJ Schrump was captured on 23 May 68 in South Vietnam and released by the Viet Cong at Loc Ninh on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Army MAJ Raymond Cecil Schrump talks with BGEN Wil...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Navy LCMDR Bradley Edsel Smith waves to the crowd of well wishers upon his arrival on the C-141 Starlifter from Clark Air Base, Philippines. LCMDR Smith was captured by the North Vietnamese on 25 Mar 66 and was released in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Navy LCMDR Bradley Edsel Smith waves to the crowd ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S.Air Force MAJ Norman Alexander McDaniel (Captured 20 Jul 66) express delight at the reception he received from the public and the press on his arrival from Clark Air Base. MAJ McDaniel was released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S.Air Force MAJ Norman Alexander McDaniel (Captured 2...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Air Force CPT Darrel Edwin Pyle talks with escort officers and other POWs in the passenger lounge after his arrival from Clark Air Base, Philippines. CPT Pyle was captured on 13 Jun 66 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force CPT Darrel Edwin Pyle talks with escort ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Air Force MAJ Richard Eugene Bolstad (Captured 6 Nov 65) is greeted on his arrival, via C-141 Starlifter, by GEN Paul Carlton, Commander, Military Airlift Command. LCOL Daniel James Doughty (Captured 2 Apr 67) at the microphones talks to the people who cames out to greet the returning former POWs on their nighttime arrival at Scott. MAJ Bolstad and LCOL Doughty were released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force MAJ Richard Eugene Bolstad (Captured 6 N...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Scott Air Force Base State: Illinois (IL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SS... more

Former POW and U.S.Navy LMDR John Heilig (Captured 5 May 66)waves to the public and press there to greet the plane load of former POWs flown in from Clark Air Base. LCMDR Helig was released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S.Navy LMDR John Heilig (Captured 5 May 66)waves to t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

A recently released U.S. Navy Prisoner of War, one of the first group to be released by Hanoi, gives the "Peace sign" as he deplanes from a C-141 Starlifter during a refueling stop. The POWs were enroute from Clark Air Base, Philippines to Travis Air Force Base, CA and then to be reunited with their families in the states

A recently released U.S. Navy Prisoner of War, one of the first group ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Hickam Air Force Base State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSG... more

Overrall view as BGEN Stan McClellan, CHIEF of STAFF Military Assistance Command-Vietnam (MACV), U.S. Army, conducts a press conference, to discuss the details of release of the prisoners of war, for members of the civilian press in a Military Assistance Command-Vietnam (MACV) briefing room at Tan Son Nhut Airbase

Overrall view as BGEN Stan McClellan, CHIEF of STAFF Military Assistan...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Saigon Country: South Vietnam Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Urias Release Status: Released to Public Combined... more

Former POW and U.S. Marine LCOL Edison Wainright Miller (Captured 13 Oct 67) is greeted by MGEN John Gonge, Commander 22nd Air Force and BGEN William Deitrich, 22nd AF Vice CO on his arrival from Clark Air Base. LCOL Miller was released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Marine LCOL Edison Wainright Miller (Captured 13 O...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Navy LCMDR Joseph Charles Plumb Jr. talks on the phone in the lounge. LCMDR Plumb was captured on 19 May 67 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 18 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Navy LCMDR Joseph Charles Plumb Jr. talks on the p...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

On board a Military Airlift Command's Starlifter, former Prisoners of War, U.S. Navy LT CMDR Edward Anthony Davis, (Captured 26 Aug 65) and his puppy, MACO, catch some well deserved rest after departing Clark Air Base, Philippines. The puppy was given to him by a North Vietnamese guard prior to his release in the second group of POWs from Hanoi on February 12, 1973

On board a Military Airlift Command's Starlifter, former Prisoners of ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Clark Air Base State: Luzon Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Larry Wright Release St... more

Former POW and U.S.Navy LMDR Everett Alvarez (Captured 5 Aug 64) talks at the microphones to the public and press there to greet the plane load of former POWs flown in from Clark Air Base. LCMDR Alvarez was released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S.Navy LMDR Everett Alvarez (Captured 5 Aug 64) talks...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

In the Clark AB hospital, released Prisoner of War, U.S. Navy LT CMDR Ralph Ellis Gaither, (Captured 17 Oct 65) on the phone with his loved ones in the states. LT CMDR Gaither was in the first group of POWs released by North Vietnam at Hanoi on February 12, 1973

In the Clark AB hospital, released Prisoner of War, U.S. Navy LT CMDR ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Clark Air Base State: Luzon Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Larry Wright Release St... more

Former POW and U.S. Air Force COL Fred Vann Cherry (Captured 22 Oct 65) waves to the public and press there to greet the plane load of former POWs flown in from Clark Air Base. COL Cherry was released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force COL Fred Vann Cherry (Captured 22 Oct 65...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Former POW and U.S. Air Force LCOL George Grigsby McKnight is greeted by a loved one on the ramp. LCOL McKnight was captured on 6 Nov 65 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force LCOL George Grigsby McKnight is greeted ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Naval Air Station, Alameda State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Oper... more

Former POW and U.S. Navy CPT Harry Tarleton Jenkins Jr. salutes the colors as he walks, accompanied by an unidentified Naval officer, from the C-141 Starlifter to the waiting microphones. CPT Jenkins was captured on 13 Nov 65 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Navy CPT Harry Tarleton Jenkins Jr. salutes the co...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Naval Air Station, Alameda State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Oper... more

Overrall view as BGEN Stan McClellan, CHIEF of STAFF Military Assistance Command-Vietnam (MACV), U.S. Army, conducts a press conference, to discuss the details of release of the prisoners of war, for members of the civilian press in a Military Assistance Command-Vietnam (MACV) briefing room at Tan Son Nhut Airbase

Overrall view as BGEN Stan McClellan, CHIEF of STAFF Military Assistan...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Saigon Country: South Vietnam Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Urias, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Co... more

Former POW and U.S. Army CWO-2 James Hardy Hestand talks with escorts and other POWs in the passenger lounge after his arrival from Clark Air Base, Philippines. CWO-2 Hestand was captured on 17 Mar 71 in Cambodia and released by the Viet Cong at Loc Ninh on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Army CWO-2 James Hardy Hestand talks with escorts ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

The Viet Cong delegation at the Four Party Joint Military conference. The conference held at Tan Son Nhut Airbase will finalize details on the release of prisoners of wars held by the four parties

The Viet Cong delegation at the Four Party Joint Military conference. ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Saigon Country: South Vietnam Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Herman Kokojan Release Status: Released to Public... more

Overall view of memebers of the Four Party Joint Military delegations in a conference room. The South Vietnamese delegation with backs to camera, the U.S. delegation on left, the Viet Cong delegation facing the camera and the North Vietnamese delegation on the right. The conference held at Tan Son Nhut Airbase will finalize details on the release of prisoners of wars held by the four parties

Overall view of memebers of the Four Party Joint Military delegations ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Saigon Country: South Vietnam Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Herman Kokojan Release Status: Released to Public... more

The North Vietnamese delegates attending the Four Joint Military conference. The conference held at Tan Son Nhut Airbase will finalize details on the release of prisoners of wars held by the four parties

The North Vietnamese delegates attending the Four Joint Military confe...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Saigon Country: South Vietnam Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Herman Kokojan Release Status: Released to Public... more

The U.S. military delegates at the Four Party Joint Military conference. MGEN Woodward (center) heads the delegation. The conference held at Tan Son Nhut Airbase will finalize details on the release of prisoners of wars held by the four parties

The U.S. military delegates at the Four Party Joint Military conferenc...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Saigon Country: South Vietnam Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Herman Kokojan Release Status: Released to Public... more

Ex-POW U.S. Army CWO-2 James Hardy Hestand (Captured 17 Mar 71), (Center of photo) listens as member of U.S. military talks to him after his release by the Viet Cong to the American Military. He is one of the twenty eight American POWs released by Viet Cong on February 12, 1973

Ex-POW U.S. Army CWO-2 James Hardy Hestand (Captured 17 Mar 71), (Cent...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Loc Ninh Country: South Vietnam Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Herman Kokojan Release Status: Released to Publ... more

Surrounded by Viet Cong medical personnel, injured American POW, CPT David Earle Baker, (Captured 27 June 72) sits in the hospital tent prior to being turned over the American authorities. CPT Baker was one of the 27 American POWs released during the exchange of POWs by the Four Power Joint Military Commission

Surrounded by Viet Cong medical personnel, injured American POW, CPT D...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Loc Ninh Country: South Vietnam Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Herman Kokojan Release Status: Released to Publ... more

The location, with tents and helicopters parked, where the exchange of American and South Vietnamese prisoners for Viet Cong (VC) and North Vietnamese (NVA) prisoners took place

The location, with tents and helicopters parked, where the exchange of...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... more

Viet Cong soldiers carry a litter with injured American POW, CPT David Earle Baker, (Captured 27 June 72) from the hospital tent to the release point. American and South Vietnamese prisoners were exchanged for Viet Cong (VC) and North Vietnamese (NVA) prisoners

Viet Cong soldiers carry a litter with injured American POW, CPT David...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Loc Ninh Country: South Vietnam Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Herman Kokojan Release Status: Released to Publ... more

Viet Cong POWs stand in formation, two of their members carry the Viet Cong flag, after being flown in from Bien Hoa. They will be exchanged for American and South Vietnamese POWs held by the Viet Cong forces

Viet Cong POWs stand in formation, two of their members carry the Viet...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Loc Ninh Country: South Vietnam Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Herman Kokojan Release Status: Released to Publ... more

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