I found it both boring and sad. He was born on April Fool's Day, 1946. At the end of these articles I will provide my own judgment of the Garwood case. However, he did not return to the United States until March 22, 1979. The debriefings of Geill and Braverman also make it clear that Garwood was not planning to make the 1800 run. While some veterans still have strong feelings about the war, one individual stands out and is still very controversial and hotly debated. On 3 March 1966, the contents of the Fellow Soldier's Appeal were broadcast over Radio Hanoi.
Basically what was described in the Charest encounter and the encounter he had while still on Okinawa, before going to Vietnam. At this point of the Garwood report, we need to pause and consider three items: First. From what I learned during the time Robert was a frequent dinner guest my house, and from what Tom knew through his own sources, Robert is fluent with the Vietnamese language and was very tight with this Vietnamese community. Of course, he claims he was Special Forces and Force Recon in Vietnam, as if no one has ever heard of him. He went to Vietnam in 1965 and, at 19 years of age, was a jeep driver when he was captured by Vietcong near Da Nang. Claims that Garwood was captured after a firefight are bogus. His staff is rude , can never answer questions nor will they take any time with you.
I fully believe, even to this day, that Robert worked very hard to get Marilou into his bed and encouraged her to lie to me about their affair long after she would have on her own. As such, there are numerous things about the Vietnam War that stand out today, such as conspiracy theories and black operations, rumors of foreigners fighting against American troops, etc. Information from debriefings of Geill, Braverman, and Smith. You are not permitted to copy, reproduce, distribute, transmit, mirror, frame, scrape, extract, wrap, create derivative works of, reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble any part or aspect of this website. The original report was 90-plus pages, double-spaced, double-sided.
Information on Garwood suggested that he was collaborating with the enemy but such collaboration could not be confirmed. The defense lawyers maintained that their client had for the better part of two years suffered the same torture and deprivation as the other prisoners and that his mental condition had deteriorated further from the experience before the other prisoners saw him. From my contact with the Vietnamese people, they don't want war or do they hate the American people; all they want is or the U. Switzer, ruled out the death penalty. I have known many, many defendants in my day and the first thing they are advised to do by their counsel is to enter rehab or counseling if the offense involved drugs or alcohol and to get a psych evaluation and treatment, if possible, if the crime was—how shall I put it? The were virtually impossible to detect from the air and were difficult to detect on the ground. He had a beautiful small house on the edge of a bayou near the Mississippi Sound built on pilings almost 13 feet above normal sea level.
The American had been captured and the jeep burned. On 3 December 1965, Company I, found a document titled Fellow Soldier's Appeal with Garwood's name on it, on a gate near Da Nang. Garwood's record of trial covered 16 volumes and 3,833 pages of trial record. Avoid this idiot at all costs. Garwood claims he left to pick up an officer at China Beach. Garwood's conviction was appealed through the military appellate system. The project involved a component and Garwood participated in more than eight hours of videotaped interviews.
For this, I feel a large amount of satisfaction. When they left Cris was headed to his last duty assignment before retiring, and I knew that at one time they had planned on retiring in their Gautier house. On the other hand, there is much talk on the post and in the restaurants along the highway that the prosecution of Private Garwood was unnecessary in light of the refusal of the Government to bring to trial other prisoners of war, including several officers, for cooperating with the enemy in a war the country would like to forget. Seduced several neighbors with his god-like status. The thin-haired 34-year-old marine, whose defense was based on a plea of insanity, stood motionless and expressionless while the verdict was read in the cramped courtroom. Citations are provided in the text.
The last I heard, Robert and Marilou are still married. It is likely that Garwood was on an unauthorized trip to a local village, probably to visit a brothel or a girl friend. He retired from active duty in 1996 and went on to build a successful post-Navy career in logistics. This also came from more then one source, but if my memory is correct, it was always in passing. I will publish additional feedback as I receive it, with express permission of the author. The book she was allegedly working on at the time does not seem to have been published, so maybe she did something right after all. Their search efforts also produced no information.
Even though Tom passed my contact information to Monika, with my full permission, she never made an attempt to contact me. It then tells of McKenney's conversion from a would-be assassin into someone who now believes in Garwood's innocence. However, the Assistant Chief Admin. Garwood claims that as he was decided whether or not to return, roughly thirty armed Viet Cong guerrillas surrounded him. If you wish to download the sections for easier reading and printing, please do so but be warned that printing will take 70 - 80 sheets and reading it is a chore. Garwood, the Supreme Court declined to take the case and Garwood, now a civilian, was granted immunity. Their testimony provides further evidence of Garwood's willing collaboration.
Motor pool personnel searched the areas of Da Nang that Garwood was known to frequent, but nothing was found. A hearing on any extenuating and mitigating circumstances in the Garwood case will be convened in the next few days and the same jury will decide on a sentence. However, the evidence accumulated by the military during the search for Garwood. This stuff, it turns out, has been around for years. Their search efforts also produced no information regarding Garwood.