Thieu’s Prisoners

Hostages of War: Saigon's Political Prisoners

by Holmes Brown and Don Luce

Rescapés des Bagnes de Saigon: Nous Accusons

by Jean-Pierre Debris and André Menras
Not since I started writing about Vietnam in 1955 have I been confronted with a task as urgent and at the same time as complex as the subject of political prisoners in South Vietnam. Both books under review are rich in statistics, case histories, authentic documents, and personal experiences, but …