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Vietnam POW Ted Gostas

Vietnam POW Ted Gostas
Vietnam veteran Ted Gostas had five days left in his tour of duty. He was captured at the start of the Tet Offensive. Five days turned into more than five years as a prisoner of war in a North Vietnamese POW camp.

April 1967 Ted Gostas had just five more days before that tour of duty in Vietnam was up. He was stationed at the province just south of the DMZ. Gostas was working late at his office in Hue City when he heard gunfire. It was the beginning of the North Vietnamese Tet Offensive. Gostas was captured and spent over 5 years in a North Vietnamese POW camp. Ted Gostas recently passed on. In his honor we are re-broadcasting his interview.