Five Years to Freedom: The True Story of a Vietnam POW Setting & Symbolism

James N. Rowe
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Tan Phu

Described as an isolated fortress, Tan Phu is in the middle of enemy territory and is manned by Special Forces and where Rowe is stationed.

Charlie

The name given to the enemy forces.

Vietnamese

The forces allied with the Americans and Cambodians against the Vietcong.

Vietcong

The forces pitted against the Americans and Vietnamese.

Camau

Where Rocky is stationed, this is the camp that is coordinating information with Tan Phu.

Le Cour

The destination of the operation in which Rocky and Lowe are participating with plans to drive out a newly-established Vietcong post.

Fort Sill, Oklahoma

Where Lowe goes through training prior to being sent to Vietnam.

McAllen, Texas

Where Lowe's parents live.

Tan Son Nhut

Where Rowe and his fellow company members land in Vietnam.

Can Tho

The largest city in the Mekong Delta and Rowe's second stop after arriving in Vietnam. This is where...

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