TITLE

Only 149 Americans

PUB. DATE
May 1953
SOURCE
Time;5/4/1953, Vol. 61 Issue 18, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents an update on the prisoner exchanges in Panmunjom, Korea. It mentions the prisoner exchange of 100 United Nations prisoners (UN) for 500 North Korean prisoners of war (PW) during the previous week. The article also confirms that North Korea has only released 149 out of 2,365 wounded and captured U.S. soldiers since the war began in 1950. The UN liaison group noted that North Korea has not been meeting the agreed release quota by keeping many more U.S. and allied prisoners in stockades.
ACCESSION #
54171969

 

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