God rest his soul. Tortured with razor-sharp bamboo and fed alive to ants. Navy pilot Dieter Dengler, the longest-held U.S. prisoner to escape during the Vietnam War, weighed 98 pounds at his return in 1966. He had been held captive in Laos for six months. His eyes tell his story. God Bless you, sir! Rest in peace, Dieter. Please don't forget to share this post. Let it reach maximum people. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dieter_Dengler

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Tortured with razor-sharp bamboo and fed alive to ants. Navy pilot Dieter Dengler, the longest-held U. prisoner to escape during the Vietnam War, weighed 98 pounds at his return in He had been held captive in Laos for six months.

On June 29, 1966, U.S. Navy Lt. (j.g.) Dieter Dengler, Air Force 1st Lt. Duane Martin,  Air America crewman Eugene "Gene" DeBruin and four Thai civilian Air America crewmen escaped from Ban Hoeui Het POW Camp, depicted above, located deep in the Laotian jungle. (Baker Vail/adapted from map designed by Suan Sugar)

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Dieter Dengler, best known for escaping a Vietnamese prison camp during the Vietnam War. Click link for more info!

Dieter Dengler, best known for escaping a Vietnamese prison camp during the Vietnam War. Click link for more info!

LT Dieter Dengler

LT Dieter Dengler

Tortured with razor-sharp bamboo and fed alive to ants: The story behind one PoW’s incredible escape from Laos

Dieter Dengler May February was a German-born US Navy pilot on the USS Ranger who, during the Vietnam War, became a POW after taking part in a bombing sortie. He made one of the most incredible escapes of the Vietnam War.

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Dieter Dengler - You need to read everything about him, Air America and Laos

Directed by Werner Herzog. With Dieter Dengler, Werner Herzog, Eugene Deatrick. German-American Dieter Dengler discusses his service as an American naval pilot in the Vietnam War. Dengler also revisits the sites of his capture and eventual escape from the hands of the Vietcong, recreating many events for the camera.

Little Dieter Needs to Fly (1997)

LT Dieter Dengler - USS RANGER (CV-61)  Navy Pilot  -A1H Skyraider -  POW , he escaped from POW camp , rescued by the USAF SAR Team , he was sent to DaNang evacuation hospital to recover.

LT Dieter Dengler - USS RANGER (CV-61) Navy Pilot -A1H Skyraider - POW , he escaped from POW camp , rescued by the USAF SAR Team , he was sent to DaNang evacuation hospital to recover.

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Dieter Dengler just after his rescue. This below is adapted from an article by Zoe Brennan in the Daily Mail, about the ONLY American POW ever to escape from Laos, out of what some people believe w…

Dieter Dengler interview - the truth about "Rescue Dawn" - YouTube

Dieter Dengler interview - the truth about "Rescue Dawn"

Lt Dieter Dengler - VA-145 1966

Lt Dieter Dengler - VA-145 1966

Rescue Dawn (2006) Dieter Dengler is a German-American fighter pilot whose reconnaissance plane was shot down in 1966. Captured by the enemy and held in a Laotian torture camp, Dengler defied death by organizing one of the most daring escapes in the Vietnam conflict.

Rescue Dawn Dieter Dengler is a German-American fighter pilot whose reconnaissance plane was shot down in Captured by the enemy and held in a Laotian torture camp, Dengler defied death by organizing one of the most daring escapes in the Vietnam conflict.

Lt Dieter Dengler - VA-145 1966

Lt Dieter Dengler - VA-145 1966

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