Tuesday , 17 September 2019

Worth A Thousand Words: POWs Returning Home

Photo: Newly freed prisoners of war celebrate as their C-141A aircraft lifts off from Hanoi, North Vietnam, on Feb. 12, 1973, during Operation Homecoming. The mission included 54 C-141 flights between Feb. 12 and April 4, 1973, returning 591 POWs to American soil. (U.S. Air Force photo/Released)

U.S. service members, former prisoners of war, are cheering as their aircraft takes off from an airfield near Hanoi, Vietnam, as part of Operation Homecoming, February 1973. (U.S. Air Force photo/Released)