By Robert S. Miller
Tens of hundreds of thousands of America's WWII, Korean clash, and Vietnam warfare army servicemen ended up as hostages secretly hijacked into the USSR. at the present time this regrettable saga remains to be one in all America's so much heavily guarded secrets and techniques. As WWII ended Stalin captured all of Germany's jap parts during which tens of hundreds of thousands of captured American POWs have been then being detained by means of Hitler's military. Stalin secretly held them as hostages and denied any wisdom of them because the chilly struggle all started. Their prestige unknown, Washington ultimately declared them lifeless whilst in truth they have been nonetheless alive in captivity. hundreds of thousands extra have been misplaced an identical manner whilst the Korean warfare ended: China and the USSR secretly exploited those hostages for intelligence reasons after which additionally disposed of them. Vietnam observed nonetheless extra held again by way of Hanoi after that clash ended, for a similar purposes back. this present day those deserted sons, some of whom should be alive in captivity as you learn this, are certainly one of Washington's such a lot heavily guarded secrets and techniques. now could be time to show this mystery and finish this unlucky chilly battle saga.
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