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SUBJ/EVALUATION OF SRV ORAL HISTORY INTERVIEW - MR NGUYEN KHAC TINH//
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RMKS/I. REF A DOCUMENTS AN INTERVIEW WITH MR NGUYEN KHAC TINH, A
FORMER DAC LAC PROVINCE PARTY SECRETARY. MR TINH PROVIDED
INFORMATION WHICH PROBABLY CORRELATES WITH REFNO 0011. HE ALSO
    
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PROVIDED THE NAMES OF OTHER POTENTIAL SOURCES WHO MAY HAVE
INFORMATION PERTAINING TO UNACCOUNTED FOR SERVICEMEN.
2. MR TINH DESCRIBED A 1962 INCIDENT INVOLVING THE CAPTURE OF THREE
FOREIGNERS, (ONE FEMALE DOCTOR, ONE MALE PREACHER AND ONE MALE
MECHANIC), FROM THE BUON EA ANA LEPROSARIUM IN DAC LAC PROVINCE.
MR TINH HEARD AN EARLY MORNING (0800-0900) AIR ATTACK NEAR QANG PHU
VILLAGE, (ZU2361) AN AREA SUTH OF THE KRONG K'NO RIVER, REPORTEDLY
KILLED THE THREE CAPTIVES TWO TO THREE DAYS AFTER THEIR CAPTURE. THE
REMAINING MEMBERS OF THE RAIDING PARTY SUBSEQUENTLY BURIED THE BODIES
AND WITHDREW TO DAK PRI.
3. MR TINH CORRECTLY PROVIDED THE NUMBER, SEX AND PROFESSION OF THE
PERSONNEL CAPTURED AT THE BUON EA ANA LEPROBARIUM, AS WELL AS
CIRCUMSTANCES OF THEIR CAPTURE. WITH THE EXCEPTION OF THE SPECIFIC
MONTH, THE EVENTS DESCRIBED CLOSELY CORRELATES WITH THE CIRCUMSTANCES
OF LOSS ASSOCIATED WITH REFNO 0011. JTF-FA FILES INDICATE REFNO 0011
WAS THE ONLY GROUND LOSS INCIDENT INVOLVING THE CAPTURE OF THREE
CIVILIANS IN THE BUON MA THUOT DISTRICT, DAC LAC PROVINCE.
4. FOR SECSTATE: THIS EVALUATION IS FORWARDED FOR APPROPRIATE
ACTION. A SANITIZED COPY OF REF A WILL BE PROVIDED SEPARATELY.
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