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March 31, 1988
A March 14 attack by Chinese warships on Vietnamese freighters in the Spratly Islands left three dead, 21 wounded and 74 missing, Radio Vietnam reported. Hanoi charged that six Chinese warships set ablaze three Vietnamese freighters, sinking two of them. The Chinese vessels then fired mortar rounds in front of lifeboats flying Red Cross flags that attempted to rescue those in the sea, Hanoi said. The Beijing government has said that some of its troops were wounded in the fighting.
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March 31, 1988
A March 14 attack by Chinese warships on Vietnamese freighters in the Spratly Islands left three dead, 21 wounded and 74 missing, Radio Vietnam reported. Hanoi charged that six Chinese warships set ablaze three Vietnamese freighters, sinking two of them. The Chinese vessels then fired mortar rounds in front of lifeboats flying Red Cross flags that attempted to rescue those in the sea, Hanoi said. The Beijing government has said that some of its troops were wounded in the fighting.
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May 2, 1992 | CHARLES P. WALLACE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
One of the most enduring riddles of the Vietnam War is: Did the Vietnamese release all their American prisoners, and if not, why not? The question of whether American POWs remained behind has become the source of a vast body of literature and popular legend, ranging from books such as "The Bamboo Cage" to movie dramas such as "Rambo." The Atlantic Monthly devoted its cover story last December to an essay entitled "The POW/MIA Myth."
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