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Artist or CreatorBernard Cookson
Title or Caption'C'mon it's not so bad, Colonel ... We'll have the camp crammed with prisoners when we recreate it as a Hollywood epic!'
Extent1 item
Published byEvening News
Date25 Nov 1970
Embedded text or transcriptPentagon
Person DepictedNixon; Richard M. (Richard Milhous), (1913-1994)
NotesNews: 25 November: Mr Laird, the American Secretary of Defence, sought to assuage rising indignation in the Senate over the abortive attempt to rescue prisoners from a camp near Hanoi. ... As that camp was found empty of prisoners not much credit was accorded to Mr Laird's claims, except by those trying hard to rally support for the courage and daring of the men who took part in the raid. ...[The Times]
Subjectsmilitary officers
Vietnam War 1964-1973
bombing raids
Presidents USA
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT
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