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INFO WHITE HOUSE NATIONAL SECURITY COUNCIL WASH DC
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CDRUSkCILHI HICKAM AFB HI//TAPC-PED-H//

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MSGID/SYS.RRM/CDR JTF-FA//

SUBJ/EVALUATIQN OF SRV ORAL HISTORY INTERVIEW - MR CAO NANG/

REF/A/SYS.RRM/CDR JTF-FA/221822ZJUN93//

RMKS/1. REF A DOCUMENTS AN INTERVIEW WITH MR. CAO NAN, A RESIDENT
OF HUE CITY. ANALYSIS OF THE INFORMATION PROVIDED BY MR. NAN
INDICATES A CORRELATION TO THREE RESOLVED CASES: 1031-l-01`
[XXXX][XXXXX],1031-1-02,[XXXX][XXXX], AND 1563-1-01, SERGEANT
[XXXX][XXXX][XXXX]. MR. NAN ALSO PROVIDED THE NAME OF ANOTHER
INDIVIDUAL WHO MAY HAVE INFORMATION PERTAINING TO UNACCOUNTED
FOR, U.S. SERVICEMEN.

2. MR. NAN RECALLED THE CIRCUMSTANCES SURROUNDING TWO FEMALES
WHO WERE CAPTURED DURING THE BATTLE OF HUE IN 1968. MR. NAN SAID
ONE FEMALE STATED SHE WAS A TEACHER ([XXXX], AND THE OTHER SAID
SHE WAS A DOCTOR ([XXXX]). JTF-FA FILES INDICATE REFNO 1031 IS
THE ONLY INCIDENT INVOLVIN6 TWO WOMEN CAPTIVES THAT OCCURRED IN
THE VICINITY OF HUE CITY IN 1968.

3. MR. NAN ALSO RECALLED THE CIRCUMSTANCES SURROUNDING A 19
YEAR OLD U.S. MARINE PRIVATE, CAPTURED AFTER BEING SEPARATED
FROM HIS UNIT IN QUANG TRI PROVINCE. THE MARINE WAS DESCRIBED
AS A CAUCASIAN WITH REDDISH BROWN HAIR, APPROXIMATELY FIVE
FEET SEVEN

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INCHES IN HEIGHT AND WEIGHING ABOUT 160 POUNDS. MR. NAN RECALLED
THE CAPTIVE'S NAME IS["[XXXX]" MR. NAN'S DESCRIPTION OF THE
MARINE PRIVATE. AND THE CIRCUMSTANCES SURROUNDING HIS
CAPTURE IS CONSISTENT WITH JTF-FA RECORDS CONCERNING SGT
[XXXX][XXXX][XXXX], REFNO 1563. JTF-FA FILES INDICATE REFNO 1563
WAS THE ONLY GROUND INCIDENT INVOLVING A U.S. SERVICEMAN NAMED
IN THE QUANG TRI PROVINCE.
EVAL: [XXXX] //

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J1(1) J032(3) J03(1) CDO(1)

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