Filmmaker says John Robertson, now 76, can no longer speak English, remember his birthday or the names of his American children.
Apr 28th 2013,
A NEW DOCUMENTARY called Unclaimed
claims to introduce the world to former Army Sergeant John Robertson,
lost over Vietnam in 1968 and left behind for over four decades.
The Toronto Star
reports Edmonton filmmaker Michael Jorgenson found Robertson, 76,
living in a rural Vietnam village stooped with age, unable to speak
English, remember his birthday, or names of the children he left behind
in the U.S.
It’s a story difficult to understand considering the US military
places such a priority on bringing every service member home, whenever
Jorgenson told the Toronto Star that he was also skeptical when
Vietnam vet Tom Faunce came to him and explained a man he’d found in
Vietnam was a former “Army brother” listed as killed in action and
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