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Obtain the book: "Journey Into Darkness", by (LTC) Philip E. Smith & Peggy Herz; published in 1992. ISBN 067-1728-237. While on a combat mission near North Vietnam, LTC Smith's F-104 STARFIGHTER was shot down in aerial combat by a Red Chinese MIG-19 (J-6 version) after straying too close to their border. This book might answer some of your questions.

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Most of the POWs in North Vietnam were airmen who had been shot down during bombing missions.

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