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The Vietnam government would have Americans believed that there were no POWs left behind, but indeed there were. Special American Missions (very risky) were sent over to free POWs, but the Vietcong moved them from one place to the other so quickly few were found and most after being tortured or starved probably died. If a few managed to survive they would have either been brain-washed or so use to the conditions in which they lived they stayed in Vietnam. There were a few POWs who made it and they had actually forgotten how to speak English. No one really knows who the last POW was. Both the American and Vietnam Governments cease to admit there are any POWs left. Marcy

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