Vietnam War Imagery Continues to Gather Dust

The 1991-1992 Senate Select Committee unanimously recommended that an imagery task force be created to review archived Vietnam War imagery for signs of live POWs. The Defense Department has steadfastly refused to implement that recommendation, despite the fact that symbols discovered by the committee matched names and distress symbols given to missing American pilots. The government claims that vegetation and shadows created the GX2527 and SEREX found in 1992 satellite imagery of Dong Vai prison in northern Vietnam. "GX' and "2527" are the the Escape and Evader symbols AND the four digit authenticator code assigned to missing American Peter Matthes, shot down over Laos in 1969. SEREX is the last name of missing American Henry Serex, shot down in 1972." Colonel Larry Burroughs, former head of the CIA's National Photographic Interpretation Center, went on national television and stated he was 100% certain the symbol GX2527 in June 1992 imagery was man-made and no more than one year old. Burroughs was dying of cancer at the time.
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