Man Living In Vietnam Claims To Be Missing Prisoner Of War

The Escape

On June 29, 1966, the group waited until the exact second when it was time to hatch their plan. Dieter loosened the hut’s poles and climbed out the opening. He went over to the guard tent and managed to get his hands on three machine guns which he took along with a few extra magazines. While everyone else was making their calculated movements around the camp, the guards realized something was wrong.

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They all began scrambling and one even shot at Dengler. Dengler managed to kill five guards while one got away. Now, they had to abandon their plan of a quiet escape and grab whatever supplies they could and run through the jungle.

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