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A flag of truce to exchange prisoners, Green River, Kentucky, 1862

A flag of truce to exchange prisoners, Green River, Kentucky, 1862

Title from Blood shed in this war by M. Peake. "N.46" upper left corner of sheet. Text on back of sheet and on mat front (source unknown): Flag of truce to R. lines to exchange prisioners. Gen. Johnson, Capt. A... More

Landing where they exchange prisoners, James River, April 1865 (Andrew J. Russel)

Landing where they exchange prisoners, James River, April 1865 (Andrew...

Photograph showing a soldier standing near a wharf on the James River. Title from item.

Viet Cong POWs, one with a Viet Cong flag, stand and sit at the exchange location. They were flown in on USAF C-130 aircraft from Bien Hoa Air Base. They will be exchanged for American and South Vietnamese POWs held by the Viet Cong forces

Viet Cong POWs, one with a Viet Cong flag, stand and sit at the exchan...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Loc Ninh Country: South Vietnam Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Herman Kokojan Release Status: Released to Publ... More

A returned POW steps off the bus and waves to the crowd as he walks to the waiting C-141 Starlifter for the flight to the states. Returned POWs from Hanoi and Loc Ninh were flown to Clark for medical checkups prior to returning home

A returned POW steps off the bus and waves to the crowd as he walks to...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Clark Air Base State: Luzon Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: Sp-5 Logan L. Mcminn Release... More

Former POW and U.S. Air Force LCOL Alan Leslie Brunstrom with his wife, Helen and daughter Kathy. LCOL Brunstrom was captured on 22 Apr 66 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force LCOL Alan Leslie Brunstrom with his wife...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... More

As MGEN Daniel "Chappie" James looks on, former POW and U.S. Air Force 1ST LT William Youl Arcorui (Captured 22 Dec 72) greets his wife after his arrival on the C-141 Starlifter from Clark Air Base. LT Arcorui was in the first group of POWs released by the North Vietnamese government in Hanoi

As MGEN Daniel "Chappie" James looks on, former POW and U.S. Air Force...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... More

Returned POW U.S. Navy LCMDR Everett Alvarez (Captured 5 Aug 64) looks at a letter in his room at the base hospital. LCMDR Alvarez was held longer by the North Vietnamese than any other American POW. He was released on 12 Feb 73 in Hanoi

Returned POW U.S. Navy LCMDR Everett Alvarez (Captured 5 Aug 64) looks...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Clark Air Base State: Luzon Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Eddie P. Boaz Release S... More

Former POW and U.S. LCOL George Grigsby McKnight at the microphone, thanks the crowd and press upon arriving on a flight from Clark Air Base. LCOL McKnight was captured on 6 Nov 65 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. LCOL George Grigsby McKnight at the microphone, th...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... More

Former POW and U.S. Air Force LCOL James Quincy Collins Jr. talks with escorts and other POWs in the passenger lounge after his arrival from Clark Air Base, Philippines. LCOL Collins was captured on 2 Sep 65 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force LCOL James Quincy Collins Jr. talks with...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... More

Former POW and U.S. Air Force LCOL Lewis Wiley Shattuck (Captured 11 Jul 66) salutes the American Flag upon his arrival on the C-141 Starlifter from Clark Air Base, Philippines. In the background MGEN John Gonge, 22nd Air Force Commander and MGEN Daniel "Chappie" James await the next returnee to deplane. LCOL Shattuck was in the first group of POWs released on 12 Feb 73 by the North Vietnamese government in Hanoi

Former POW and U.S. Air Force LCOL Lewis Wiley Shattuck (Captured 11 J...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... More

Former POW and U.S. Air Force MAJ Robert D. Peel (Captured 6 Nov 65) at the microphone talks to the people who came to greet his return. MGEN Cole, Military Airlift Command staff stands to the left. MAJ Peel was released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force MAJ Robert D. Peel (Captured 6 Nov 65) a...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Scott Air Force Base State: Illinois (IL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SG... More

LCOL Daniel James Doughty (Captured 2 Apr 67) at the microphones talks to people who came out to greet the returning POWs on their nighttime arrival at Scott. LCOL Doughty was released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

LCOL Daniel James Doughty (Captured 2 Apr 67) at the microphones talks...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Scott Air Force Base State: Illinois (IL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SG... More

Former POW and U.S.Air Force COL Ronald E. Byrne Jr. (Captured 29 Aug 65) at microphones talks to press and public who were there to greet the returning POWs. On left GEN Robbins, HQ Military Airlift Command, listens. Flanking COL Byrne are unidentified former POW (left) and U.S. Air Force CPT Thomas Joseph Barrett (Captured 5 Oct 65). COL Byrne and CPT Barrett were released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S.Air Force COL Ronald E. Byrne Jr. (Captured 29 Aug ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Scott Air Force Base State: Illinois (IL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SG... More

Overrall view as BGEN Stan McClellan, CHIEF of STAFF Military Assistance Command-Vietnam (MACV), U.S. Army, conducts a press conference, to discuss the details of release of the prisoners of war, for members of the civilian press in a Military Assistance Command-Vietnam (MACV) briefing room at Tan Son Nhut Airbase

Overrall view as BGEN Stan McClellan, CHIEF of STAFF Military Assistan...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Saigon Country: South Vietnam Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Urias Release Status: Released to Public Combined... More

Former POW and U.S. Air Force COL Fred Vann Cherry (Captured 22 Oct 65) waves to the public and press there to greet the plane load of former POWs flown in from Clark Air Base. COL Cherry was released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force COL Fred Vann Cherry (Captured 22 Oct 65...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... More

Former POW and U.S. Air Force CPT Darrel Edwin Pyle is greeted by MGEN John Gonge, Commander 22nd Air Force and BGEN Ralph Saunders after his arrival from Clark Air Base, Philippines. CPT Pyle was captured on 13 Jun 66 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force CPT Darrel Edwin Pyle is greeted by MGEN...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... More

Former POW and U.S. Air Force COL Robinson Risner, (Captured 16 Sep 65) and U.S. Marine LCOL John H. Dunn (Captured 7 Dec 65) answer questions at a press conference. COL Risner and LCOL Dunn was released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force COL Robinson Risner, (Captured 16 Sep 65...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Clark Air Base State: Luzon Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: COL Cox Release Status: Rele... More

Former POW and U.S. Air Force LCOL George Robert Hall salutes and is welcomed to the states by MGEN John Gonge, 22nd Air Force Commander and BGEN Ralph Saunders upon his arrival on the C-141 Starlifter. LCOL Hall was captured by the North Vietnamese on 27 Sep 65 and was released in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force LCOL George Robert Hall salutes and is w...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... More

Released Prisoner of War, U.S. Air Force TSGT Arthur Neil Black, (Captured 20 Sep 65)) salutes MGEN John Gonge, 22nd Air Force Commander and MGEN Daniel "Chappie" James upon his arrival at Travis Air Force Base. TSGT Black was in the second group released by the North Vietnamese on Feb 12, 1973 in Hanoi

Released Prisoner of War, U.S. Air Force TSGT Arthur Neil Black, (Capt...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... More

Former POW and U.S.Navy LCMDR William Michael Tschudy (Captured 18 Jul 65) at the microphone talks to the people who came to greet his return. MGEN Cole, Military Airlift Command staff stands to the left. LCMDR Tschudy was released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S.Navy LCMDR William Michael Tschudy (Captured 18 Jul...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Scott Air Force Base State: Illinois (IL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SG... More

Former POW and U.S. Air Force SMSGT Arthur Cormier (Captured 6 Nov 65) is hugged at planeside by some fellow Pararescuemen who came out to greet the returning former POWs on their nighttime arrival at Scott. SMSGT Cormier was released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force SMSGT Arthur Cormier (Captured 6 Nov 65)...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Scott Air Force Base State: Illinois (IL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SG... More

Former POW and U.S. Air Force MAJ Richard Eugene Bolstad (Captured 6 Nov 65) at the microphone salutes the people who came to greet his return. GEN Paul Carlton, Commander, Military Airlift Command stands to the left and the Honor Guard to the right. MAJ Bolstad and LCOL Doughty were released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force MAJ Richard Eugene Bolstad (Captured 6 N...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Scott Air Force Base State: Illinois (IL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SS... More

Former POW and U.S. Navy CPT Harry Tarleton Jenkins waves as he deplanes on his arrival. CPT Jenkins was captured on 13 Nov 65 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Navy CPT Harry Tarleton Jenkins waves as he deplan...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Naval Air Station, Alameda State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Oper... More

Former POW and U.S. Air Force MAJ Donald Lester Heiliger talks with a lady in the lounge. MAJ Heiliger was captured on 15 May 67 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 18 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force MAJ Donald Lester Heiliger talks with a ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... More

Returned POW U.S. Air Force MAJ Wesley Duane Schierman (Captured 28 Aug 65) talks with Navy artist, Mr. Benton, in his hospital room. MAJ Schierman was released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73 in Hanoi

Returned POW U.S. Air Force MAJ Wesley Duane Schierman (Captured 28 Au...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Clark Air Base State: Luzon Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Eddie P. Boaz Release S... More

Former POW and U.S.Air Force MAJ Norman Alexander McDaniel (Captured 20 Jul 66) express delight at the reception he received from the public and the press on his arrival from Clark Air Base. MAJ McDaniel was released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S.Air Force MAJ Norman Alexander McDaniel (Captured 2...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... More

Former POW and U.S. Air Force SSGT Roy Madden Jr. has a blood sample taken by a medical technician in his hospital bed at the Grant Medical Center. SSGT Madden was captured on 22 Dec 72 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force SSGT Roy Madden Jr. has a blood sample t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... More

Former POW and U.S. Navy LCMDR Everett Alvarez (Captured 5 Aug 64) talks at the microphones to the public and press there to greet the plane load of former POWs flown in from Clark Air Base. LCMDR Alvarez was released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Navy LCMDR Everett Alvarez (Captured 5 Aug 64) tal...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... More

Former POW and U.S. Air Force COL Robinson Risner, (Captured 16 Sep 65) answer questions at a press conference. COL Risner was released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force COL Robinson Risner, (Captured 16 Sep 65...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Clark Air Base State: Luzon Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: COL Cox Release Status: Rele... More

Former POW and U.S. Air Force COL Robinson Risner, at the microphone, express his thanks to the crowd and press upon arriving on a flight from Clark Air Base. COL Risner was captured on 16 Sep 65 and released by North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force COL Robinson Risner, at the microphone, ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... More

Former POW and U.S. Air Force CPT Larry James Chesley is greeted by 22nd Air Force Vice Commander, BGEN William Deitrich and BGEN Ralph Saunders upon arriving on a flight from Clark Air Base. CPT Chesley was captured on 6 Nov 65 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force CPT Larry James Chesley is greeted by 22...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... More

Former POW and U.S. Army SSG Bobby Louis Johnson (Captured 25 Aug 68), is greeted by MGEN John Gonge, 22nd Air Force Commander and BGEN William Deitrich, Vice Commander, 22nd AF upon his arrival on the C-141 Starlifter from Clark Air Base, Philippines. SSG Johnson was in the group of POWs captured in South Vietnam and released on 12 Feb 73 by the Viet Cong at Loc Ninh, South Vietnam

Former POW and U.S. Army SSG Bobby Louis Johnson (Captured 25 Aug 68),...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... More

Ex-POW and unidentified U.S. Navy LT waves to the crowd of well wishers prior to boarding the C-141 Starlifter for the flight to the United States. Standing to the right is 13th Air Force Commander, LGEN William G. Moore Jr., COL John W. Ord, Commander, Clark Hospital and COL Raymond G. Lawry, Deputy Site Commander, Joint Homecoming Reception Center

Ex-POW and unidentified U.S. Navy LT waves to the crowd of well wisher...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Clark Air Base State: Luzon Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Rele... More

Former Prisoner of War, U.S. Navy LT CMDR Edward Anthony Davis, (CAptured 26 Aug 65) carrying his puppy, MACO, talks to the press prior to his departure for the states. The puppy was given toim by a North Vietnamese guard prior to his release in the second group of POWS from Hanoi on February 12, 1973

Former Prisoner of War, U.S. Navy LT CMDR Edward Anthony Davis, (CAptu...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Clark Air Base State: Luzon Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Eddie P. Boaz Release S... More

Former POW and U.S. Navy CPT Harry Tarleton Jenkins Jr. salutes the colors as he walks, accompanied by an unidentified Naval officer, from the C-141 Starlifter to the waiting microphones. CPT Jenkins was captured on 13 Nov 65 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Navy CPT Harry Tarleton Jenkins Jr. salutes the co...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Naval Air Station, Alameda State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Oper... More

Former POW and U.S. Air Force SSGT Roy Madden Jr. in his hospital bed at the Grant Medical Center. SSGT Madden was captured on 22 Dec 72 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force SSGT Roy Madden Jr. in his hospital bed ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... More

Unidentified former POW/U.S. Air Force Captain blows a kiss to the public and press there to greet the plane load of former POWs flown in from Clark Air Base

Unidentified former POW/U.S. Air Force Captain blows a kiss to the pub...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... More

Former POW and U.S. Air Force LCOL Richard P. Keirn (Captured 24 Jul 65) shakes hands with COL Raymond G. Lawry, Deputy Site Commander, Joint Homecoming Reception Center prior to boarding the plane that will return him to the United States

Former POW and U.S. Air Force LCOL Richard P. Keirn (Captured 24 Jul 6...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Clark Air Base State: Luzon Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: Sp-5 Logan L. Mcminn Release... More

Returned POWs U.S. Navy CPT Jeremiah Andrew Denton (on left), (Captured 18 Jul 65) and Navy CPT James Alfred Mulligan, (Captured 20 Mar 66) as they board the C-141 Starlifter for the trip from Clark AB to sthe states. Both Denton and Mulligan were released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73 in Hanoi

Returned POWs U.S. Navy CPT Jeremiah Andrew Denton (on left), (Capture...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Clark Air Base State: Luzon Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Eddie P. Boaz Release S... More

On board a Military Airlift Command's Starlifter, former Prisoners of War, U.S. Navy LT CMDR Edward Anthony Davis, (Captured 26 Aug 65) and LT CMDR Larry Howard Spencer, (Captured 18 Feb 66) after departing Clark Air Base, Philippines. LT CMDR Davis holds the puppy, MACO, that was given to him, by a North Vietnamese guard, prior to his release in the second group on February 12, 1973. LT CMRD Spencer was released with the third group of POWs from Hanoi on February 12, 1973

On board a Military Airlift Command's Starlifter, former Prisoners of ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Clark Air Base State: Luzon Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Larry Wright Release St... More

Former Prisoner of War, U.S. Navy LT CMDR Edward Anthony Davis, (CAptured 26 Aug 65) carrying his puppy, MACO, talks to the press prior to his departure for the states. The puppy was given toim by a North Vietnamese guard prior to his release in the second group of POWS from Hanoi on February 12, 1973

Former Prisoner of War, U.S. Navy LT CMDR Edward Anthony Davis, (CAptu...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Clark Air Base State: Luzon Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Eddie P. Boaz Release S... More

In the Clark AB hospital, released Prisoner of War, U.S. Navy CMDR John Bryan McKamey (Captured 2 June 65) and his escort officer, LT CMDR Gary Stieger share a laugh during the packing of CMDR McKamey's suitcase. CMDR McKamey was in the first group of POWs released by North Vietnam at Hanoi on February 12, 1973

In the Clark AB hospital, released Prisoner of War, U.S. Navy CMDR Joh...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Clark Air Base State: Luzon Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Larry Wright Release St... More

Former POW and U.S. Air Force MAJ Wesley Duane Schierman (Captured 28 Aug 65) hugs his wife, as son and daughter waits, on his arrival. In background MGEN John Gonge, 22nd Air Force Commander and BGEN Ralph Saunders greet another returning ex-POW. MAJ Schierman was released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force MAJ Wesley Duane Schierman (Captured 28 ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... More

Former POW and U.S. Air Force MAJ Hubert Kelly Flesher kisses his wife at the ramp of the C-141 Starlifter, that transported him and fellow POWs from Clark AB, Philippines. MGEN John Gonge, 22nd Air Force Commander, 22nd AF looks on. MAJ Flesher was captured on 2 Dec 66 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 18 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force MAJ Hubert Kelly Flesher kisses his wife...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... More

U.S. Marine MAJ Hansen, a Public Affairs Officer describes the flight to Travis, at the microphone after the arrival of the C-141 Starlifter carrying ex-POWs from Clark Air Base, Philippines

U.S. Marine MAJ Hansen, a Public Affairs Officer describes the flight ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... More

A poster banner, Welcoming Home the ex-POWZs, created by local children on the wall in the Grant Medical Center

A poster banner, Welcoming Home the ex-POWZs, created by local childre...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... More

Former POW and U.S. Air Force COLRobinson Risner, (Captured 16 Sep 65) answer questions at a press conference, in the background a Homecoming status board. COL Risner was released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force COLRobinson Risner, (Captured 16 Sep 65)...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Clark Air Base State: Luzon Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: COL Cox Release Status: Rele... More

Former POW and U.S. Air Force COL David Burnett Hatcher shakes hands with COL Raymond G. Lawry, Deputy Site Commander, Joint Homecoming Reception Center, waiting is COL John W. Ord, Clark Hospital Commander and LGEN William G. Moore, Commander 13th Air Force is on far left. LCOL Hatcher was captured on 30 May 66 and was released in Hanoi by the North Vietnamese on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force COL David Burnett Hatcher shakes hands w...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Clark Air Base State: Luzon Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT H.G. Lee Release Status... More

LGEN William G. Moore, Commander, 13th Air Force, on left, watches as COL John W. Ord, Commander of Clark AB hospital shakes the hand of a former POW as he walks the red carpet to the aircraft that will return him to the states

LGEN William G. Moore, Commander, 13th Air Force, on left, watches as ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Clark Air Base State: Luzon Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: Sp-5 Logan L. Mcminn Release... More

Former POW and U.S. Air Force COL Robinson Risner, at the microphone, waves and thanks the crowd and press prior to boarding the waiting C-141 Starlifter for the flight to the states. Standing behind COL Risner is LGEN William G. Moore, Commander 13th Air Force. COL Risner was captured on 16 Sep 65 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force COL Robinson Risner, at the microphone, ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Clark Air Base State: Luzon Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: Sp-5 Logan L. Mcminn Release... More

Released Prisoner of War, U.S.Air Force LT COL Lewis Wiley Shattuck, (Captured 11 Jul 66) salutes MGEN John Gonge, 22nd Air Force Commander and MGEN Daniel "Chappie" James upon his arrival at Travis Air Force Base. LT COL Shattuck was in the third group released by the North Vietnamese on Feb 12, 1973 in Hanoi

Released Prisoner of War, U.S.Air Force LT COL Lewis Wiley Shattuck, (...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... More

Former POW and U.S. Navy CPT James Bond Stockdale (Captured 9 Sep 65) at the microphones, talks to the crowd of well wishers upon his arrival on the C-141 Starlifter from Clark Air Base, Philippines. CPT Stockdale was in the first group of POWs released on 12 Feb 73 by the North Vietnamese government in Hanoi

Former POW and U.S. Navy CPT James Bond Stockdale (Captured 9 Sep 65) ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... More

Former POW and U.S. Army CWO-2 Daniel F. Maslowski (Captured 2 May 70) waves to the public and press who were there to greet the plane load of former POWs flown in from Clark Air Base. In the background MGEN John Gonge, Commander 22nd Air Force and BGEN William Deitrich, 22nd AF Vice Commander greet former POW and U.S. Air Force SMSGT Arthur Cormier (Captured 6 Nov 65). CWO-2 Maslowski and SMSGT Cormier were released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Army CWO-2 Daniel F. Maslowski (Captured 2 May 70)...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... More

Overrall view as BGEN Stan McClellan, CHIEF of STAFF Military Assistance Command-Vietnam (MACV), U.S. Army, conducts a press conference, to discuss the details of release of the prisoners of war, for members of the civilian press in a Military Assistance Command-Vietnam (MACV) briefing room at Tan Son Nhut Airbase

Overrall view as BGEN Stan McClellan, CHIEF of STAFF Military Assistan...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Saigon Country: South Vietnam Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Urias, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Co... More

Former POW and U.S. Air ForceMAJ Robert Norland Daughtrey in the passenger lounge after his arrival from Clark Air Base, Philippines. MAJ Daughtrey was captured on 2 Aug 65 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air ForceMAJ Robert Norland Daughtrey in the passe...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... More

Former POW and U.S.Navy LMDR Everett Alvarez (Captured 5 Aug 64) talks at the microphones to the public and press there to greet the plane load of former POWs flown in from Clark Air Base. LCMDR Alvarez was released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S.Navy LMDR Everett Alvarez (Captured 5 Aug 64) talks...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... More

Former POW and U.S. Air Force CPT Darrel Edwin Pyle talks with escort officers and other POWs in the passenger lounge after his arrival from Clark Air Base, Philippines. CPT Pyle was captured on 13 Jun 66 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force CPT Darrel Edwin Pyle talks with escort ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... More

A returned POW steps off the bus and salutes the flag before boarding the waiting C-141 Starlifter for the flight to the states. Returned POWs from Hanoi and Loc Ninh were flown to Clark for medical checkups prior to returning home

A returned POW steps off the bus and salutes the flag before boarding ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Clark Air Base State: Luzon Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: Sp-5 Logan L. Mcminn Release... More

Former POW and U.S. Air Force CPT Lynn E. Guenther is x-rayed by a technician in the Grant Medical Center. CPT Guenther was captured on 26 Dec 71 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force CPT Lynn E. Guenther is x-rayed by a tec...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... More

Viet Cong POWs sit on the ramp at Tan Son Nhut Air Base under the watchful eyes of South Vietnamese military police. The POWs will be airlifted to Loc Ninh, South Vietnam for the prisoner exchange between the United States/South Vietnam and North Vietnam/Viet Cong militaries

Viet Cong POWs sit on the ramp at Tan Son Nhut Air Base under the watc...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Saigon Country: South Vietnam Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Herman Kokojan Release Status: Released to Public... More

Former POW and U.S.Navy CMDR James Glenn Pirie walks away from the C-141 Starlifter, that transported him and fellow POWs from Clark AB, Philippines, with MGEN John Gonge, 22nd Air Force Commander, BGEN William Deitrich, Vice Commander, 22nd AF in the background. CMDR Pirie was captured on 22 Jun 67 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 18 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S.Navy CMDR James Glenn Pirie walks away from the C-1...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... More

Former POW and U.S. Army MAJ William H. Hardy talks with escort officers and other POWs in the passenger lounge after his arrival from Clark Air Base, Philippines. MAJ Hardy was captured on 29 Jun 67 in by the South Vietnan and released by the Viet Cong at Loc Ninh on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Army MAJ William H. Hardy talks with escort office...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... More

Former POW and U.S. Air Force COL Robinson Risner, at the microphone, thanks the crowd and press prior to boarding the waiting C-141 Starlifter for the flight to the states. Standing behind COL Risner is LGEN William G. Moore, Commander 13th Air Force. COL Risner was captured on 16 Sep 65 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force COL Robinson Risner, at the microphone, ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Clark Air Base State: Luzon Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: Sp-5 Logan L. Mcminn Release... More

Former POW and U.S. Air Force LCOL Daniel James Doughty (Captured 2 Apr 67) walks to a waiting bus, pass the honor guard, after the nighttime arrival at Scott. LCOL Doughty was released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force LCOL Daniel James Doughty (Captured 2 Ap...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Scott Air Force Base State: Illinois (IL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SS... More

Former POW and U.S. Air Force TSGT James R. Cook salutes the colors from his stretcher as he is carried from the C-141 aircraft. TSGT Cook was captured on 21 Dec 72 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force TSGT James R. Cook salutes the colors fr...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Naval Air Station, Alameda State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Oper... More

On board a Military Airlift Command's Starlifter, former Prisoners of War, U.S. Navy LT CMDR Edward Anthony Davis, (Captured 26 Aug 65) and his puppy, MACO, catch some well deserved rest after departing Clark Air Base, Philippines. The puppy was given to him by a North Vietnamese guard prior to his release in the second group of POWs from Hanoi on February 12, 1973

On board a Military Airlift Command's Starlifter, former Prisoners of ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Clark Air Base State: Luzon Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Larry Wright Release St... More

Former POW and U.S. Navy CMDR Raymond Arthur Vohden (Captured 3 Apr 65) uses his crutches to leave the flight line after his arrival from Clark Air Base, Philippines. CMDR Vohden was in the first group of POWs released by the North Vietnamese government in Hanoi

Former POW and U.S. Navy CMDR Raymond Arthur Vohden (Captured 3 Apr 65...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... More

Former POW and U.S. Air Force MAJ Wesley Duane Schierman (Captured 28 Aug 65) hugs his wife, as son and daughter wait, on his arrival. In foreground fellow ex-POW, LCOL Richard Paul Keirn (Captured 24 Jul 65) walks away from the greeting party. Both MAJ Schierman and LCOL Keirn were released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force MAJ Wesley Duane Schierman (Captured 28 ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... More

Former POW and U.S. Air Force MAJ James Robert Berger walks away from the C-141 Starlifter, that transported him and fellow POWs from Clark AB, Philippines. MAJ Berger was captured on 2 Dec 66 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 18 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force MAJ James Robert Berger walks away from ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... More

Former POW and U.S. Navy CPT Jeremiah Andrew Denton (Captured 18 Jul 65) stands at the microphones and talks to the crowd of well wishers and press upon his arrival on the C-141 Starlifter from Clark Air Base, Philippines. In the background MGEN John Gonge, 22nd Air Force Commander and MGEN Daniel "Chappie" James look on. CPT Denton was in the first group of POWs released on 12 Feb 73 by the North Vietnamese government in Hanoi

Former POW and U.S. Navy CPT Jeremiah Andrew Denton (Captured 18 Jul 6...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... More

Released Prisoner of War, U.S. Air Force Major Kile Dag Berg, (Captured 27 Jul 65)) salutes MGEN John Gonge, 22nd Air Force Commander and MGEN Daniel "Chappie" James upon his arrival at Travis Air Force Base. MAJ Berg was in the second group released by the North Vietnamese on Feb 12, 1973 in Hanoi

Released Prisoner of War, U.S. Air Force Major Kile Dag Berg, (Capture...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... More

Viet Cong POWs, one with a Viet Cong flag, stand and sit at the exchange location. They were flown in on USAF C-130 aircraft from Bien Hoa Air Base. They will be exchanged for American and South Vietnamese POWs held by the Viet Cong forces

Viet Cong POWs, one with a Viet Cong flag, stand and sit at the exchan...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Loc Ninh Country: South Vietnam Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Herman Kokojan Release Status: Released to Publ... More

Former POW and U.S. Navy LCMDR Frederick R. Purrington with Navy officer in the lounge. LCMDR Purrington was captured on 20 Oct 66 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 18 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Navy LCMDR Frederick R. Purrington with Navy offic...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... More

Former POW and U.S. Navy LCMDR Frederick R. Purrington talks on the phone in the lounge. LCMDR Purrington was captured on 20 Oct 66 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 18 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Navy LCMDR Frederick R. Purrington talks on the ph...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... More

Former POW and U.S. Navy CMDR Robert Harper Shumaker (Captured 11 Feb 65) shares a magazine with fellow ex-POW U.S. Navy LCMDR Phillip Neal Butler (Captured 20 Apr 65) in the hospital reading lounge. CMDR Shumaker and LCMDR Butler were released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Navy CMDR Robert Harper Shumaker (Captured 11 Feb ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Clark Air Base State: Luzon Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Phillip Tarbell Release... More

Former POW and U.S. Navy LCMDR Porter Alex Halyburton talks on the phone in the passenger lounge after his arrival from Clark Air Base, Philippines. LCMDR Halyburton was captured on 17 Oct 65 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Navy LCMDR Porter Alex Halyburton talks on the pho...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... More

Former POW and U.S. Navy LCMDR Everett Alvarez (Captured 5 Aug 64) talks at the microphones to the public and press there to greet the plane load of former POWs flown in from Clark Air Base. LCMDR Alvarez was released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Navy LCMDR Everett Alvarez (Captured 5 Aug 64) tal...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... More

Former POW and U.S.Air Force COL Robinson Risner, at the microphone, thanks the crowd and press upon arriving on a flight from Clark Air Base. COL Risner was captured on 16 Sep 65 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S.Air Force COL Robinson Risner, at the microphone, t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... More

Former POW and U.S. Army CPT George K. Wanat Jr salutes the flag after being welcomed by MGEN John Gonge, Commander, 22nd Air Force and BGEN William Dietrich, Vice Commander, 22nd Air Force upon his arrival from Clark Air Base, Philippines. CPT Wanat was captured by the Viet Cong on 30 Apr 72 and was released at Loc Ninh on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Army CPT George K. Wanat Jr salutes the flag after...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... More

Former POW and U.S. Air Force COL Ronald Edweard Byrne Jr. talks to press and well wishes at microphones prior to boarding the C-141 Starlifter for the flight to sthe states. Behind COL Byrne is LGEN William G. Moore, Commander 13th Air Force. COL Byrne was captured on 29 Aug 65 and was released in Hanoi by the North Vietnamese on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force COL Ronald Edweard Byrne Jr. talks to pr...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Clark Air Base State: Luzon Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT H.G. Lee Release Status... More

Returned POWs U.S. Navy CPT Jeremiah Andrew Denton (on left), (Captured 18 Jul 65) and Navy CPT James Alfred Mulligan, (Captured 20 Mar 66) along with 13th Air Force Commander, LGEN William G. Moore approach the microphones on the flight line for a farewell statement prior to board the C-141 Starlifter for the trip from Clark AB to sthe states. Both Denton and Mulligan were released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73 in Hanoi

Returned POWs U.S. Navy CPT Jeremiah Andrew Denton (on left), (Capture...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Clark Air Base State: Luzon Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Eddie P. Boaz Release S... More

Former POW and U.S. Air Force MAJ Richard Eugene Bolstad (Captured 6 Nov 65) is greeted on his arrival, via C-141 Starlifter, by GEN Paul Carlton, Commander, Military Airlift Command. LCOL Daniel James Doughty (Captured 2 Apr 67) at the microphones talks to the people who cames out to greet the returning former POWs on their nighttime arrival at Scott. MAJ Bolstad and LCOL Doughty were released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force MAJ Richard Eugene Bolstad (Captured 6 N...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Scott Air Force Base State: Illinois (IL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SS... More

Overall view of Operation Homecoming debriefing held at Military Assistance Command-Vietnam (MACV) on Tan Son Nhut Airbase. The meeting is co-chaired by BGEN McMull and BGEN Stan McClellan, CHIEF of STAFF, Military Assistance Command-Vietnam (MACV) both from U.S. Army

Overall view of Operation Homecoming debriefing held at Military Assis...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Saigon Country: South Vietnam Scene Camera Operator: SGT Paul D. Boyer Release Status: Released to Public C... More

Former POW and U.S. Navy LT Kenneth H. Higdon is greeted by a loved one on the ramp. LT Higdon was captured on 21 Dec 72 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Navy LT Kenneth H. Higdon is greeted by a loved on...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Naval Air Station, Alameda State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Oper... More

Former POW and U.S. Air Force COL Albert Edward Runyan walks from the C-141 Starlifter to the waiting microphones. COL Runyan was captured on 29 Apr 66 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force COL Albert Edward Runyan walks from the ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Naval Air Station, Alameda State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Oper... More

Former POW and U.S. Army MAJ Raymond Cecil Schrump talks with BGEN William Deitrich, Vice Commander 22nd Air Force in the passenger lounge after his arrival from Clark Air Base, Philippines. MAJ Schrump was captured on 23 May 68 in South Vietnam and released by the Viet Cong at Loc Ninh on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Army MAJ Raymond Cecil Schrump talks with BGEN Wil...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... More

A former POW shakes hands with COL Raymond G. Lawry, Deputy Site Commander, Joint Homecoming Reception Center, waiting is COL John W. Ord, Clark Hospital Commander and LGEN William G. Moore, Commander 13th Air Force is on far left. The POW is flying to the states after a medical checkup at Clark

A former POW shakes hands with COL Raymond G. Lawry, Deputy Site Comma...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Clark Air Base State: Luzon Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: Sp-5 Logan L. Mcminn Release... More

Former POW and U.S. Navy LCMDR Wendell Reed Alcorn shakes hands with BGEN William Dietrich, Vice Commander, 22nd Air Force upon his arrival on the C-141 Starlifter from Clark Air Base, Philippines. LCMDR Alcorn was captured by the North Vietnamese on 22 Dec 65 and was released in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Navy LCMDR Wendell Reed Alcorn shakes hands with B...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... More

Returned POWs U.S. Navy CPT Jeremiah Andrew Denton (on left), (Captured 18 Jul 65) make a farewell statement at the microphones as fellow ex-POW Navy CPT James Alfred Mulligan, (Captured 20 Mar 66) and 13th Air Force Commander, LGEN William G. Moore listens. Both Denton and Mulligan were released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73 in Hanoi

Returned POWs U.S. Navy CPT Jeremiah Andrew Denton (on left), (Capture...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Clark Air Base State: Luzon Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Eddie P. Boaz Release S... More

Former POW and U.S. Air Force TSGT Arthur Neil Black (Captured 20 Sep 65) waves to the crowd of well wishers upon his arrival on the C-141 Starlifter from Clark Air Base, Philippines. TSGT Black was in the first group of POWs released on 12 Feb 73 by the North Vietnamese government in Hanoi

Former POW and U.S. Air Force TSGT Arthur Neil Black (Captured 20 Sep ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... More

A recently released U.S. Navy Prisoner of War, one of the first group to be released by Hanoi, gives the "Peace sign" as he deplanes from a C-141 Starlifter during a refueling stop. The POWs were enroute from Clark Air Base, Philippines to Travis Air Force Base, CA and then to be reunited with their families in the states

A recently released U.S. Navy Prisoner of War, one of the first group ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Hickam Air Force Base State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSG... More

Former POW and U.S.Navy LMDR Everett Alvarez (Captured 5 Aug 64) is lead to the microphones by MGEN John Gonge, 22nd Air Force Commander after his arrival from Clark Air Base. LCMDR Alvarez was released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S.Navy LMDR Everett Alvarez (Captured 5 Aug 64) is le...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... More

Former POW and U.S. Air Force COL Robinson Risner, at the microphone, express his thanks to the crowd and press upon arriving on a flight from Clark Air Base. 22nd Air Force Commander, MGEN John Gonge stands behind COL Risner. COL Risner was captured on 16 Sep 65 and released by North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force COL Robinson Risner, at the microphone, ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... More

In the Clark AB hospital, released Prisoner of War, U.S. Navy CMDR John Bryan McKamey (Captured 2 June 65) packs his suitcase for the trip back to the United States. CMDR McKamey was in the first group of POWs released by North Vietnam at Hanoi on February 12, 1973

In the Clark AB hospital, released Prisoner of War, U.S. Navy CMDR Joh...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Clark Air Base State: Luzon Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Larry Wright Release St... More

Former POW and U.S. Air Force LCOL George Grigsby McKnight is greeted by a loved one on the ramp. LCOL McKnight was captured on 6 Nov 65 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force LCOL George Grigsby McKnight is greeted ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Naval Air Station, Alameda State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Oper... More

Former POW and U.S. Army SP4 Richard Springman (Captured 25 May 70) walks off the flight line with his escort after arriving from Clark Air Base. SP-4 Springman was released by the Viet Cong at Loc Ninh on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Army SP4 Richard Springman (Captured 25 May 70) wa...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... More

Former POW and U.S. Navy CMDR Raymond Arthur Vohden (Captured 3 Apr 65), on crutches, salutes MGEN John Gonge, 22nd Air Force Commander and MGEN Daniel "Chappie" James, upon his arrival on the C-141 Starlifter from Clark Air Base, Philippines. CMDR Vohden was in the first group of POWs released on 12 Feb 73 by the North Vietnamese government in Hanoi

Former POW and U.S. Navy CMDR Raymond Arthur Vohden (Captured 3 Apr 65...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... More

Gonge, 22nd Air Force Commander, at the flight line microphones, welcomes former Prisoner of War, U.S. Navy CPT James Bond Stockdale to Travis. CPT Stockdale was captured by the North Vietnameses on 9 Sep 65 and was released in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Gonge, 22nd Air Force Commander, at the flight line microphones, welco...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... More

Former POW and U.S. Air Force LCOL Armand Jesse Myers looks through a book on Vietnam prisoners of war in the hospital lounge. LCOL Myers was captured on 1 Jun 66 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force LCOL Armand Jesse Myers looks through a ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Clark Air Base State: Luzon Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Rele... More

Former POW and U.S. Air Force CPT Kevin Joseph McManus talks to the press after his arrival from Clark Air Base, Philippines. CPT McManus was captured on 14 Jun 67 and released by the North Vietnamese in Hanoi on 12 Feb 73

Former POW and U.S. Air Force CPT Kevin Joseph McManus talks to the pr...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HOMECOMING Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator:... More

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