Well, I had to plan it for, actually I had to plan it
three times. But I did not make it, because the control of the
Communists in the camp is very tight. And they even have the spies
who's, you know, very around me, who's can be my friend, who will sleep
next to me. So we have to be, it's very secret and very clever in order
to pass the eyes and the ears.
But on the last one that I planned with
one more friend, he's a Special Force man, he was operating in North
Vietnam before. And I was successful. And my friend was you know he was
he was killed.
Because uh, I made a escape on the uh, a rainy night, in
early morning about 5:00 still very dark, during the winter. So I think
he passed the a little pond of water and he fell, and it makes noise
through the water you know, and the guards turn around and shoot him.
was about twenty feet away from him, but I was lucky the guard did not see
me. I remained silent about one minute. And when the guard turned around
to search for the others, or, you know, waiting for another sound, I
start you know crawling and pass the fence.