Rick Bates, former POW, talks about Veteran's Day from his home in unincorporated Parker County, TX. Bates and his friend Jim Latham were shot down in Vietnam in October 1972 and spent five months as POWs until they were released March 29, 1973.
Rick Bates, former POW, talks about Veteran's Day from his home in unincorporated Parker County, TX. Bates and his friend Jim Latham were shot down in Vietnam in October 1972 and spent five months as POWs until they were released March 29, 1973. Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Rick Bates, former POW, talks about Veteran's Day from his home in unincorporated Parker County, TX. Bates and his friend Jim Latham were shot down in Vietnam in October 1972 and spent five months as POWs until they were released March 29, 1973. Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Forty years later, Vietnam vets tell their story of POW days

November 11, 2013 04:49 PM

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