• Short Summary

    THE WEST GERMAN NURSE, RENATE KUHNEN, RELEASED BY THE VIET CONG ON SUNDAY AFTER A YEAR IN CAPTIVITY, FLEW INTO FRANKFURT TODAY FROM VIETNAM.

  • Description

    THE WEST GERMAN NURSE, RENATE KUHNEN, RELEASED BY THE VIET CONG ON SUNDAY AFTER A YEAR IN CAPTIVITY, FLEW INTO FRANKFURT TODAY FROM VIETNAM.

    THE 28-YEAR-OLD NURSE WAS RELEASED OUTSIDE THE CENTRAL HIGHLAND CITY OF KONTUM, WHERE SHE WAS CAPTURED LAST NIGHT WHILE WORKING AT AN AMERICAN HOSPITAL FOR MONTAGNARO TRIBESMEN. PREVIOUSLY SHE HAD WORKED ABOARD THE WEST GERMAN MEDICAL SHIP "HELIGOLARD" ANCHORED OF DANANG.

    REPORTS REACHING SAIGON SAID THAT MISS KUHNEN, FROM SCH??LH, WESTPHALIA, WAS HELD SO LONG BY THE VIET CONG BECAUSE THEY HAD FORCED HER TO WORK AS A NURSE LOOKING AFTER WOUNDED GUERILLAS.

    CATHOLIC AND OTHER AID TRIED TO GET IN-TOUCH WITH A REPORT BY A CAPTURED GUERRILLAS THAT SHE VIET CONG, BUT APART FROM A REPORT BY A CAPTURED GUERILLAS THAT SHE WAS WELL, AND LIVING IN A HUT THREE VIETCONG GIRLS, THE FIRST THEY HEAR O? HER WAS ON FEBRUARY 6TH VIET CONG 'LIBERATION RADIO' SAID SHE WOULD SHORTLY BE RELEASE.

    NURSE KUHNEN WAS INTERVIEWED IN FRANKFURT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6HS9YAMORJDKM5N7TH7AO8WOR
    Media URN:
    VLVA6HS9YAMORJDKM5N7TH7AO8WOR
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/03/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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