TITLE

Black Heroes Among Iraq War's POWs, Missing And Casualties

PUB. DATE
April 2003
SOURCE
Jet;4/14/2003, Vol. 103 Issue 16, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
As allied forces progress in operation Iraqi Freedom, thousands of families across the nation await the safe return of their loved ones. Earlier this month Specialist Shoshana Johnson, a cook with the 507th Maintenance Co., became a prisoner of war (POW) and her situation, as well as four other members of the company, remains uncertain. Made up mostly of mechanics and support staff, the 507th is a rear guard unit that maintains the Army's heavy machinery. The company drove in Nasiriya without an armored escort and their convoy came under attack by a tank. Some members of the unit were taken captive while others were killed during the skirmish..
ACCESSION #
9489511

 

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