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Winter Soldier

Testimony given in Detroit, Michigan, on January 31, 1971, February 1 and 2, 1971

Sponsored by Vietnam Veterans Against the War, Inc.



Don Duncan, M/Sgt., 5th Special Forces (1964 to 1965)


Howard Zinn, Professor of Political Science, Boston University

Stephanie Caldwell, sister of James Warner, Prisoner of War in North Vietnam

Jon Floyd, 24, 1st Lt., VMA 533, Marine Attack Group, 1st Marine Air Wing, 1st Marine Division (February 1967 to July 1968)

Jon Van Dyke, Attorney, worked in State Department in 1966 on POW matters, now Visiting Fellow at the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions in Santa Barbara, California

George Smith (E-6), 5th Special Forces; taken prisoner by the NLF in 1963 and released in November 1965

Dr. Marjorie Nelson, medical doctor, worked in Child Day Care Center, Rehabilitation Center for Civilians, treated prisoners in Vietnam; captured in Hue during the Tet offensive in 1968 (October 1967 to October 1968)

Virginia Warner, mother of James Warner, American Prisoner of War in North Vietnam

Jon Drolshagen, 26, 1st Lt., 25th Infantry Division (1966 to 1967)

Veterans Testifying:

Don Dzagulones, 23, SP/5, 635th Military Intelligence Detachment, attached to 11th Infantry Brigade, Americal Division (January 1969 to December 1969)

Steve Noetzel, 31, SP/4, 5th Special Forces Group Augmentation (May 1963 to May 1964)

Updated Thursday, January 28, 1999

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