Vietnam POWs reunite 40 years after their release

By Peninsula Daily News staff

FORTY YEARS LATER, Vietnam POWs get together for a Memorial Day weekend reunion in California . . .

This is one of the special stories that are part of the PRINT edition of Sunday's Peninsula Daily News.

Our website, www.peninsuladailynews,com, has the highlights — but the print edition has 40 percent more news and photos. And there are two editions — one tailored to Jefferson County readers, the other for Clallam County readers.

This March 17, 1973, photo shows released prisoner of war Lt. Col. Robert L. Stirm being greeted by his family at Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield, Calif.

Taken by AP photographer Sal Veder, it won the Pulitzer Prize for News Photography in 1973.

( And to learn what happened . . . later . . . to this family, click on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burst_of_Joy )

Last modified: May 26. 2013 1:11PM
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