P.O.W.S: Plantation Memories

The order is set forth clearly in The U.S. Fighting Man's Code, which is issued to all U.S. servicemen. An American prisoner of war must "continue to resist by any means available," and "obey the lawful orders" of senior U.S. officers in the P.O.W. camp in which he finds himself imprisoned. Last week the senior officer at one of those camps in North Viet Nam, Air Force Colonel Theodore W. Guy, filed charges with the Defense Department calling for courts-martial of eight former P.O.W.s —none of them from the Air Force, and...

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