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 - 36 'Escaped' 257 More American Prisoner Dead...
36 'Escaped' 257 More American Prisoner Dead Revealed WASHINGTON, Aug. 14 (UP) The Defense Department today made 1 public the names of 257 more Americans listed by the Communists as having died in Korean prison camps along with 36 others said to have "escaped." The department is about a third of the way through its heartbreaking heartbreaking task of informing the wives and parents of 1,022 servicemen that the Reds report their men died in prison. The first list, Issued Thursday, contained 121 names. The second and third lists, issued issued today, contained 257 names. All were from the Armyexcept for six Air Force men. The new lists included 15 officers and 242 enlisted enlisted men. Military officials said this ratio was "about right." None of the 36 men listed by the Reds as "escaped" ever reached friendly United Nations lines. The. Communists have identified 147 Americans in all as having escaped since the fighting started in June, 1950. None ever got back. The latest list raised the total of names to 358. The latest names Included:. ALABAMA Cpl. James E. Carter, son of Tom Carter, Flomaton. Pvt. Thomas R. Cork, son of (Continued on Page 4. Col, (

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  1. The Palm Beach Post,
  2. 15 Aug 1953, Sat,
  3. Page 1

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