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June 14, 1991 | From Times Wire Services
A former POW in the Persian Gulf War, Jeffrey Zaun, said the reality of combat and captivity tempered his feelings about war. But, he added, if he had to, he could get back in his plane and bomb Baghdad. "There's times for peace and there's times for war," the Navy flier said in a telephone interview with the Associated Press from this training base. "We did what we had to do," he said of American pilots and ground troops who crushed Iraq.
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June 14, 1991 | From Times Wire Services
A former POW in the Persian Gulf War, Jeffrey Zaun, said the reality of combat and captivity tempered his feelings about war. But, he added, if he had to, he could get back in his plane and bomb Baghdad. "There's times for peace and there's times for war," the Navy flier said in a telephone interview with the Associated Press from this training base. "We did what we had to do," he said of American pilots and ground troops who crushed Iraq.
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June 10, 1991 | From Associated Press
The American POW whose bruised and swollen face was seen on television during Operation Desert Storm says he now has second thoughts about war. "It made me rethink (my job)," Lt. Jeffrey Zaun said. "I don't ever want to kill anybody again. This country didn't get to see the cost of the war. I did . . . but they didn't see the Iraqi mothers get killed."
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June 10, 1991 | From Associated Press
The American POW whose bruised and swollen face was seen on television during Operation Desert Storm says he now has second thoughts about war. "It made me rethink (my job)," Lt. Jeffrey Zaun said. "I don't ever want to kill anybody again. This country didn't get to see the cost of the war. I did . . . but they didn't see the Iraqi mothers get killed."
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January 24, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Two captured allied pilots appeared on Iraqi television and said they had been afraid to fight Baghdad, Iraqi Radio said in a broadcast monitored in Cyprus. The radio said U.S. Navy pilot Lt. Jeffrey N. Zaun and Capt. Maurizio Coccioline of the Italian air force were interviewed in the second such televised display by Iraq. Captives were earlier shown reading anti-war statements that were apparently prepared by their captors.
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January 18, 1991
The Pentagon today announced the names of U.S. military personnel officially listed as missing in action. Hometowns were not given. Lt. Cmdr. Michael S. Speicher, 33, who was flying in a single-seat F/A-18 Hornet. Lt. Robert Wetzel, 30, who was flying in a two-seater A-6E Intruder. Lt. Jeffrey N. Zaun, 28, who was flying in a two-seater A-6E Intruder with Wetzel.
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January 19, 1991
The Pentagon announced these U.S. military personnel as missing in action. Some hometowns and other information was not disclosed. Lt. Cmdr. Michael S. Speicher, 33, of Jacksonville, Fla., who was flying in a single-seat F/A-18 Hornet. Lt. Robert Wetzel, 30, from a two-seater A-6E Intruder. Lt. Jeffrey N. Zaun, 28, in a two-seater A-6E Intruder with Wetzel. Air Force Major Thomas F. Koritz, 37, F-15 Eagle fighter-bomber. Air Force Major Donnie R.
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January 24, 1991 | Reuters
Two captured allied pilots appeared on Iraqi Television Wednesday and said they had been afraid to fight Baghdad, Iraqi Radio said. The radio said U.S. Navy pilot Lt. Jeffrey N. Zaun and Italian air force Capt. Maurizio Coccioline were interviewed in the second such televised display by Iraq of its allied prisoners of war. "Myself and the other pilots talked about what interest the United States has for going to war," the radio quoted Zaun as saying. "We could not find one.
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January 19, 1991 | CHARLES P. WALLACE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The initial mood of jubilation among air force crews returning from attacks against Iraq became more subdued Friday as Iraqi ground fire began to take a toll among allied aircraft. Total American warplane losses numbered four. Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf, allied commander in the Persian Gulf, told a news conference in Dhahran that allies' losses at midday Friday had risen to seven aircraft: three from the United States, two from Britain, and one each from Kuwait and Italy.
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January 21, 1991 | From Associated Press
Here are excerpts from interviews with men identified as allied soldiers captured by Iraq. The interviews were broadcast on Iraqi television. The men, three Americans, two Britons and an Italian pilot, responded to questions in English by an Iraqi interrogator. A seventh POW, identified as a Kuwaiti, was interviewed in Arabic. His interview was unavailable. * Marine Corps Lt. Col. Clifford M.
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January 25, 1991 | WALLACE MATTHEWS, NEWSDAY
Maybe it's the lagging economy. Perhaps it's concern over the war in the Persian Gulf. Could be it's just plain New York City apathy about professional boxing, which once owned this town but in recent years has been reduced to an occasional diversion for a cult audience. Whatever the reason, the interesting Feb. 9 fight between Sugar Ray Leonard and Terry Norris at Madison Square Garden for Norris' WBC junior middleweight title has yet to catch fire.
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