CONFIDENTIAL
KIN
                                Rand stamped [handwritten -W15717]

                                HEADQUARTERS
             UNITED STATES MILITARY ASSISTANCE COMMAND, VIETNAM
            Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff, Intelligence
                            APO US FORCES 96222

MACJ261                                                 12 August 1967
                                BULLETIN No. 6741
                                ENEMY DOCUMENTS


CDEC                    Summary                         Capture data
Doc Log #

08-2092-67*                                             5 Aug 67
(23 page                                                BS345760
original                                                C/2/327,1/101st
handwritten.)                                           US Abn Div.
                                                        Received CDEC:
                                                        12 Aug 67
(A)
                        Bio-Data of A US POW

                   Item #1: Letter, 27 Jun67, signed by T.
                THANG for T.618, requests the Guerrilla Cell of Son
                Dong Vill, [Son Tinh Dist, Quang Ngai Prov], to evacuate a
                a US POW, who was captured by Son Tinh and Binh Son
                Dist's, to T.12 POW Camp in the night of 27 Jun 67.
                Following is the bio-data of this man:

                    -Name          : BON [Possibly Vietnamses phonetic
                                     of Paul]
                    -Date Enlisted : 3 Apr 62
                    -Rank          : US Marine Div in Chu Lai
                    -Position      : Sqd Ldr
                    -Serial No     : 1996608
                    -Date entered RVN: Nov 65
                    -Battles fought: Seven
                    -Date Captured : 24 [Jun 67]
                    -Marital Status: Single
                    -Brother       : Two
                    -Sister        : One

                   Item #2: Letter #01-VP, dated 15 Jul 67, signed
                by NGUYEN KIM DUNG for T.618, introduces HO NGOC CHUONG,
                a cadre of T.12, to Unit V.409. HO NGOC CHUONG was in
                charge of evacuating BON, a US POW, to Z POW Camp.

                   Item #3: Notebook with entries dated from Jan to
                Jul 67, prepared by U/I member[of T12 POW Camp],
                reveals the following:

                   The allowances granted to Allied POW's [other
                than RVNAF] consisted of 21 Kgs of huske rice, 240$00
                for food, 15$00 for cigarettes and 30$00 for other
                necessities, per month, and two sets of local pyjamas
                and two sets of underwear [a year], and a Western white
                suit on their release. Cash entries indicate that
                11,622$00 was spent on good and med supplies in Jan,
                11854$00 in Feb, 12,537$00 in Mar, 10,444$00 in Apr,
                10,472$00 in May , 10,628$00 in Jun, and 13,259$00 in
                Jul 67. BON, [Rank] an American prisoner, received
                one set of clothing and a towel on 28 Jun and on 8 Jul
                67. The camp received 500 Kgs of husked rice and 480
                Kgs of rice substitutes on 7 Jul 67.

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"KIN" IS A VIETNAMESE CLASSIFICATION
EQUIVALENT TO CONFIDENTIAL AND WILL
BE HANDLED ACCORDINGLY.
                                KIN

GROUP 1
EXCLUDED FROM AUTOMATIC
DOWNGRADING AND DECLASSIFICATION


  [stamped] THIS MATERIAL CONTAINS INFORMATION
  AFFECTING THE NATIONAL DEFENSE OF THE UNITED
  STATES WITHIN THE MEANING OF THE ESPIONAGE
  LAWS. TITLE 18 U.S.C., SECTIONS 793 AND 794.
  THE TRANSMISSION OR REVELATION OF WHICH IN
  ANY MANNER TO AN UNAUTHORIZED PERSON IS
  PROHIBITED BY LAW.

DECLASSIFIED PER EXECUTIVE ORDER 12356, SECTION 3.3, NND PROJECT
NUMBER NND921535, BY  RB/VSW, DATE



                   Item #4: Prisoner Record, maintained by an U/I
                person [of T12 POW Camp], lists names of 27 RVNAF POW's
                and one American prisoner, named BON, 23, who were captured
                from Jan to Jul 67.

                   These POW's were evacuated from C12, C33, T18, S2,
                A3 and A4.

                CDEC COMMENT: 1* Full Tanslation of Item #4 follows.

                              2. Attention is invited to CDEC Log
                                 #08-2087-67

                                            (signed Jack Smith for)
                                            TOSHIO NAKANISHI
                                            LTC           GS
                                            Dir, US Elm,CDEC.

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                                   KIN

DECLASSIFIED PER EXECUTIVE ORDER 12356, SECTION 3.3, NND PROJECT
NUMBER NND921535, BY  RB/VSW, DATE 1/26/96