On June 29, , U. Navy Lt. Dieter Dengler, Air Force 1st Lt. On February 1, , German-born U. Navy pilot Lieutenant j. A day later, while attempting to signal rescuers flying above heavy jungle territory controlled by the Pathet Lao and North Vietnamese Army regulars, Dengler was captured. After he was marched over several days from village to village—managing to escape once before being recaptured—he was finally imprisoned in a jungle-shrouded POW camp guarded by Pathet Lao on February
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On February 1, , the day after the carrier began flying missions from Yankee Station, Lieutenant, Junior Grade Dengler launched from Ranger with three other aircraft on an interdiction mission against a truck convoy that had been reported in North Vietnam. His grandfather was declared a political enemy of the Nazis for being the only citizen in his town who did not vote for Hitler. HistoryNet, LLC. I felt I was floating. Colonel Deatrick downplayed his role in the story, praising Lieutenant Dengler for the fortitude he demonstrated to make it through his ordeal. From that moment on, all my motions became mechanical. Herzog jazzed up the script with a wholly fictitious likeliness of DeBruin, played by actor Jeremy Davies. As the hour approached 4 p. DeBruin was originally supposed to go with Dengler and Martin but decided to go with To, who was recovering from a fever and unable to keep up.