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POW MIA

Many of these records concerning Vietnam-era prisoners-of-war and missing-in-action were located, reviewed and released as a result of requests from next-of-kin and other interested parties concerning specific individuals in this category. Most of the records, however, were located and released as a result of Executive Order 12812, dated July 1992, which required all executive branch agencies of the government to review, declassify and release relevant documents pertaining to American POWs and MIAs missing in Southeast Asia. In accordance with this order, CIA conducted a thorough and exhaustive search of its operational files, finished intelligence reports, memoranda, background studies and open source files. CIA's compliance with the executive order was completed on 9 November 1993. This collection also contains a limited number of documents created after that date, most notably a National Intelligence Estimate entitled "Vietnamese Intentions Capabilities, and Performance Concerning the POW/MIA Issue (April 1998)" and the Joint Report of the Inspectors General of the Department of Defense and Central Intelligence Agency entitled "A Review of the 1998 National Intelligence Estimate on POW/MIA Issues and the Charges Levied by 'A Critical Assessment' of the Estimate (29 February 2000)." Certain material was withheld from the records released based on the continuing need to protect sources and methods, negotiations on foreign policy issues such as the normalization of relations, or privacy issues related to returnees and the families of POWs and MIAs.

Documents in this Collection

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FOIA

1. AMERICANS REMAINING IN SAIGON AND REPORTED CAPTURE OF TWO AMERICANS N EAR VU

Document Number: 0000023355
Pages:
12

FOIA

1. AMERICANS REMAINING IN SAIGON AND REPORTED CAPTURE OF TWO AMERICANS N EAR VU

Document Number: 0000009441
Pages:
8

FOIA

1. CAPTURE OF AMERICAN PILOT IN XIENG KHOUANG PROVINCE IN MID-1970 2. O BSERVA

Document Number: 0000021515
Pages:
9

FOIA

1. CONSTRUCTION OF PRISON CAMP BUNKERS FOR TWO AMERICAN PILOTS CAPTURED IN THE

Document Number: 0000009926
Pages:
3

FOIA

1. ENEMY PRISONS AND CIVILIAN MORALE IN EASTERN SAVANNAKHET PROVINCE 2. BOMB

Document Number: 0000009687
Pages:
3

FOIA

1. LOCATION OF AMERICAN PRISONER OF WAR COMPOUND IN HANOI CENTRAL 2. NOR TH VIE

Document Number: 0000013214
Pages:
4

FOIA

1. LOCATION OF AN ABANDONED PRISON IN A KARST FORMATION SOUTH OF BAN THA PACHON

Document Number: 0000009859
Pages:
3

FOIA

1. LOCATION OF PRISON FOR AMERICAN PILOTS IN HAIPHONG 2. AMERICAN PILOT S DOWN

Document Number: 0000009917
Pages:
4

FOIA

1. LOCATION OF PRISON HOUSING AMERICAN INMATES SOUTHEAST OF THE ROUTE 91 1/9113

Document Number: 0000009870
Pages:
3

FOIA

1. MID-1970 SIGHTING OF FOUR CAPTURED AMERICAN PILOTS IN A NORTH VIETNAM ESE CO

Document Number: 0000009813
Pages:
6

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