the war in Vietnam was mostly a helicopter and air war there were many jets and helicopters that had been shot down in the enemy controlled areas in the than that a survivor of a one of these crashes were captured they would become a prisoner of war or POW's
Violations of the Geneva Convention occurred in the Vietnam War (1959-1975). Ill treatment of prisoners was brought to light by the Red Cross
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recovery of missing soldiers their reports from 200 up to 2,583 POWs and or people that are MIA or missing in action.
The latest statistics that I found were from April 3, 1997 they read. As of March 31, 1997 1846 the first hand live sightings reported in Indochina have been received since 1975 ; 1782 (96%) have been resolved. 1250 (67%) wore equated you Americans now accounted for(i.e. returning POWs missionaries or civilians detained for violating Vietnamese Codes)http:// members.aol.com/usaheroes/natlf4.htm