Dale, can you give us the man's name and if is story has ever been told in print, local newspaper, magazine, or mentioned in a book?
This fella being taken POW twice in the same war in two different theaters reminds of the book review I read earlier this year about a Japanese man that witnessed by Hiroshima and Nagasaki. He fled Hiroshima thinking there would be more destruction to come for what he thought would be the safety of Nagasaki only to see more of it.
"What are they going to do, send me to Vietnam?"
A oft heard GI refrain in Vietnam in '68.