World: Life with Charlie

A fourth American also gained his freedom last week in Viet Nam. He owed no thanks for it to the Viet Cong, though it must have been a relief for them to have him go. Major James N. Rowe, a 1960 West Point graduate, was captured in the delta in October 1963 while serving as a Special Forces first lieutenant advising South Vietnamese forces. Last week the crew of an American helicopter operating over a clearing near Ca Mau city spotted a bearded figure clad in black pajamas and waving a mosquito net. It was Rowe. He had escaped from his...

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