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Old 04-01-2003, 07:51 PM   #1
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A POW is rescued and safe!

Just found this on my ISP's headlines. Great news!

U.S. Prisoner of War Rescued in Iraq

Updated 7:57 PM ET April 1, 2003

AS SAYLIYA CAMP, Qatar (Reuters) - A U.S. Army prisoner of war has been rescued in Iraq, a U.S. military spokesman said on Wednesday.

"Coalition forces have conducted a successful rescue mission of a U.S. Army prisoner of war held captive in Iraq, Brigadier General Vincent Brooks told reporters in a prepared statement.

"The soldier has been returned to a Coalition-controlled area."

Brooks gave no further details but said more information would be released as soon as possible.

CNN identified the rescued person as Jessica Lynch, 19, from Palestine, West Virginia. CNN quoted Lynch's father as saying she had been taken to hospital.

It said in an unconfirmed report that Lynch had been rescued from Nassiriya, where five members of the U.S. 507th Maintenance Company went missing and were later shown on Iraqi state television on March 23.

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in the pic they keep showing on tv she looks so young...

this is such wonderful news.

God bless her.


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Old 04-01-2003, 09:54 PM   #3
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she is 19, sometimes prayers are answered.
send lawyers, guns and money...
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Old 04-01-2003, 11:43 PM   #5
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Old 04-02-2003, 07:37 AM   #6
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I saw an interview with her father last week and it made me cry....I was so sure she was not going to make it home,this news made me so happy !!
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Old 04-02-2003, 09:06 AM   #7
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wow...that is nice
I wonder if it was a full fledged special ops rescue mission...
sneaking into camps and whatnot??
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that's great.

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