History Detectives

A Vietnam Diary’s Homecoming

Clip: Season 10 Episode 6 | 25m 9s | Video has closed captioning.

For 46 years, Bob Frazure has wanted to return the small, red diary he took off a dead Vietnam soldier’s chest. Now Bob has asked Wes Cowan to find the soldier’s hometown and return the diary to his family. The search becomes part of a profound international exchange as U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta gets involved to present the document to Vietnam’s Minister of Defense.

Aired: 10/01/12

Rating: NR

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