TITLE

Lost prisoners of war: `Sold down the river'?

AUTHOR(S)
Nelan, Bruce W.; Hwang, K.C.
PUB. DATE
September 1996
SOURCE
Time;9/30/1996, Vol. 148 Issue 16, p45
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Relates Philip Corso's efforts to make Congress and the United States face the fact that American soldiers had been left behind at the end of the Korean War. Corso's assertion that the soldiers faced death, execution, and are being used as guinea pigs in medical experiments; Bolstering his argument with the 1996 declassification of intelligence reports from inside the Eisenhower Administration; Testimony of Jan Sejna, a former major general in the Czech army.
ACCESSION #
9609237786

 

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