Colonel Bud Day

A reflection from a Prisoner of War with thoughts on the current torture views…By Colonel Bud Day

“I didn’t expect to be reminded of my treatment some 36 years ago on this holiday weekend but our politicians find it worthy to ignore what some have tried to recount to them, who have actually been there.”

I was shot down over N. Vietnam in 1967.. a squadron commander. After I returned in 1973. I published 2 books that dealt a lot with “real torture” in Hanoi. Our make believe president is branding our country as a bunch of torturers when he has no idea what torture is.

As for me, put thru a mock execution, because I would not respond…pistol whipped on the head…same event… Couple of days later…hung by my feet all day. I escaped and got recaptured a couple of weeks later… I got shot and recaptured. Shot was OK…what happened after was not. Read More……