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SUBJ/EVALUATION OF SRV ORAL HISTORY INTERVIEW - MR. PHAM KHAC
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RMKS/1. REF A DOCUMENTS AN INTERVIEW WITH MR. PHAM KHAC (AKA LE
MINH), CURRENT VICE-DIRECTOR OF THE HO CHI MINH CITY
TELEVISION STATION, AND FORMER EMPLOYEE OF THE REVOLUTIONARY
FILM OFFICE. MR. KHAC PROVIDED INFORMATION CONCERNING THE
CONTENT OF SEVERAL COMBAT FILMS PRODUCED BETWEEN 1963 AND
1971, INCLUDING TWO FILMS,  "DONG XOAI IN FLAMES" AND "SUOI DA
BATTLE: VICTORY AT TAY NINH," WHICH CONTAIN FOOTAGE OF DEAD
AMERICANS. MR. KHAC ALSO PROVIDED THE NAMES OF OTHER PERSONS
WHO MAY HAVE INFORMATION CONCERNING UNACCOUNTED-FOR U.S.
SERVICEMEN.

2. PORTIONS OF THE FILM "DONG XOAI IN FLAMES" CORRELATE TO THE
REFNO 0096 INCIDENT. THIS CORRELATION IS BASED ON BY-NAME
IDENTIFICATION OF ONE OF THE SEVEN DECEASED CREWMEMBERS INVOLVED IN
THE INCIDENT. THE FILM ALSO SHOWS THE TAIL NUMBER OF THE REFNO 0096
AIRCRAFT. MR. KHAC DID NOT PROVIDED ANY OTHER INFORMATION RELATING
TO UNACCOUNTED FOR U.S. SERVICEMEN.

3. FOR CDRPERSCOM/TAPC-PED-P: FORWARDED FOR APPROPRIATE ACTION.

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SANITIZED COPIES OF REF A WILL BE PROVIDED SEPARATELY.

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