Where can you find the names of American prisoners in the Vietnam War?
Unfortuantely you can't because at the end of the war the Vietnam Government denied there were any POWs. It was said by some that the Vietcong moved the POWs weekly from one rice patty to another. By the time the American Government withdrew their troops out of Vietnam it was difficult to get back in to find any POWs. It has been told that there were some vets who did try to find POWs (secret missions), but as I said before, the Vietcong moved any possible POWs often and none were ever found. I believe there were POWs. Marcy
Finding the names of the 3,403,100 US servicemen who fought in Southeast Asia will prove difficult, but probably not impossible. As would be for the 2,594,000 servicemen who fought "in country" of South Vietnam itself. However, the names of more than 58,000 men and 8 women who died there can be found by going to the Vietnam War Wall Memorial site.
When were the American soldiers held prisoner for years after the Vietnam war released from a Vietnamese village and what happened to them?
I can't give citations, but by and large, all POWs were repatriated after the American withdrawal. Vietnam had too much on its plate to keep up care and maintenance of American prisoners afterwards. All of the rumors of left behind prisoners were found to be just that, however it was popular during the Eighties that there were guys listed as MIAs sighted after the war and kept by the devilish Vietnamese communists. And if anyone refuted the claims, it was popular to brand them as somehow Unamerican. Eventually, it blew over. Now, the thing is to try to find the MIAs with Vietnamese help and bring the remains home, with honors. And that, too, is fading as the parties involved are aging and dying...
Well this is what I'm trying to find out. Well as the Vietnam war was based in Vietnam, there was no destruction on American soil. Also as many Americans were against the Vietnam war, Vietnam veterans of America wre socially excluded for years after the war. After the war there was a mass emigration from Vietnam to mainly the United States hope this helps