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BN2982.CD References: CDEC 03-2045-67 and CDEC 03-3046-67. Undated and Unsigned Notebook providing guidance for political indoctrination and training of recruits. Release of RVNAF and American Prisoners. Mentions "CO LUA" (phonetic), formerly a mechanic in an American auto factory and "SMITH", a clerk in a business firm, who were captured in the battle of Hiep Hoa (date unspecified), and released 21 Dec 65.
George E. "Smitty" Smith - USA Released 11/28/65 Cambodia
BN6450.CD References: CDEC 07-3510-67 and CDEC 07-3511-67. Subject; Handling of US KIA, Mr. V. Specifies that VC/NVA are forbidden to kill US POWs, and a great effort was needed to make [US Authorities] believe that the individuals concerned were still alive. Directs that corpses of US KIA that are recovered from the battlefield be secretly buried after removing all personnel papers. Further directs that graves should be marked for future recognition. Also contains misc. signed appreciation letters by VC/NVA commanders
BN6859.CD References: CDEC 08-2578-67 and CDEC 08-2579-67. Dtd 1966, Subject; VC Policy Concerning Treatment of US and Third Country POW and KIAs. Specifies that corpses of US and third country personnel should be secretly buried to facilitate "FUTURE POLITICAL OFFENSIVES". Also references names of VC/NVA Cadre.
BN6741.CD References: CDEC 08-2032-67. Dtd 27 Jun 67, Subject; Bio-Data on a US POW captured by Son Tinh and Binh Son Districts and moved to the T-12 POW Camp on same date. POW is named "BON" (possible viet phonetic of Paul), USMC Serial # 1996608 as well as other personal data. Other entries include names of Cadre assigned to evacuate "BON" to a POW Camp, and allowances granted to Allied POWs (other than RVNAF).
BN7131.CD References: CDEC 09-1133-67, CDEC 09-1134-67, CDEC 01-1135-67 and CDEC 09-1136-67. Subjects; MRII Rear Service Staff Report, VC Certificate of Commendation, Policy toward US POW's (mentions what American soldiers fear most, grave site, personal property etc. of US POW's who die must be recorded. Mentions that US POW's are important and must be kept as hostages for eventual exchanges of POW. Personal data on VC Cadre.
BN7239 .CD References: CDEC 09-1593-67 and CDEC 09-1594-67. Subjects; Minutes of VC Meeting, VC "FLASH" classified "SECRET" outlining military proselyting tasks to be assumed by subordinate Agencies of D-X.
BN50066.CD References: CDEC 09-1108-72. Two VC Directives, dtd 5 Apr 72 and 8 Jun 72. Subject; Directives on Military Proselyting Requirements by the Current Affairs Committee of Do Son, aka the VC Region 6 Party Committee.
BN50146.CD References CDEC 09-1193-72. Dtd (possibly 1971). Subject; Political Report Presented by Pham Van Dong, Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, before the NVN National Assembly.
BN50735.CD References: CDEC 11-1179-72. Dtd between 21 Jan and 2 May 72. Subject; Instructions for the Handling and Indoctrination of Prisoners of War by the Military Proselyting Section of the VC Quang Da Special Zone Party Committee, VC Region 5. Consists of four circulars on the classification of POW's.
BN50736.CD References: CDEC 11-1180-72. Subject; Instructions for the Handling of Prisoners of War by the Military Proselyting Section, VC Quang Da special Zone, VC Region 5. dtd 1 May 72, outlines treatment of POW's, work details, discipline and measures taken in the event of airstrikes or ground attacks.
BN50784.CD References: CDEC 11-1129-72. Subject; Plan for the Handling of RVNAF Prisoners of War and Defectors by the Military Proselyting Section, VC Region 5 Party Committee. Includes classification of prisoners, and their possible use in (VC) combat units, road construction crews, etc.
BN50785.CD References: CDEC 11-1230-72. Dtd between Feb and Sep 72, Titled; Subordinate PW Camps of the Military Proselyting Section, Binh Dinh Province Party Committee, VC Region 5. Lists orders, names, activity reports etc. of VC/NVA personnel running the POW camp.
BN8117.CD References: CDEC 11-2193-67, CDEC 11-2194-67. Dtd (possibly) 22 Aug 67. Subject; New VC Policy on Treatment of US, RVNAF, and Third-Country Prisoners. Mentions that "US and satellite POW's constitute excellent hostages, contribute greatly to the implementation of our (VC) delaying tactics". Also mentioned POW's as "Political Assets". Misc Letters of VC 309th Bn, D2 Regt, MR3.
BN8186.CD References: CDEC 11-2480-67. Dtd 13 Sep 66. Subject; POW handling procedures by MR 1. Outlines US POW morale and ideology, and that POW's are "Assets". Also mentioned that no attempt will be made to capture seriously injured soldiers unless they can yield vital information. List