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This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University; 270-745-6434;


Finding aid, scans of prisoner of war letters, and photo (For scans and photo click on "Additional Files") for Manuscripts Small Collection 444. Correspondence and documentation related to the military career of Kenneth Raymond Fleenor, a native of Bowling Green, Kentucky, whose plane was shot down near Hanoi, Vietnam in 1967. A prisoner of war (POW) for over five years, Fleenor served part of that time at the “Hanoi Hilton.” Collection contains letters written while a POW and subsequent documentation about his POW experience. Also includes photos of celebratory events held after his release in March 1973 and miscellaneous material related to POWs and MIAs (Missing in Action).


Military History | United States History

Jo Fleenor 5.jpg (1491 kB)
Kenneth & Anne Fleenor

MSS 444 FLEENOR Kenneth correspondence.pdf (8322 kB)
Fleenor POW Correspondence