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Two Youths 'Captured' In Maneuver

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Two Youths 'Captured' In Maneuver - 33 37 nubll *· BY MISTAKE Two Youths...
33 37 nubll *· BY MISTAKE Two Youths 'Captured* In Maneuver KINGWOOD, W.Va. ( A P -Two teen-agers mistaken for Special Forces troopers elis- guiscd as civilians were taken risoner Tuesday during a mill- ary maneuver in central West Virginia. "They were on top of us before we knew what happened," said David Mayle, son of Tun- nclton Mayor Cordcr Mayle : We were scared to death." Mayle and Larry Harris, 17. also of Tunnelton, said they spotted helicopters and went to investigalc. "But instead of finding them, the;, found us," Mayle explained. The youths were interrogated and confined to a compound Camp Dawson for more lhan hour until they were properly identified. Both were wearing old A r m y fatigues. Mayle wore a green beret. The incident occurred as members of 19th Special Group were attempting lo infiltrate territory defended by Ft. Knox, Ky., Kldieri.

Clipped from The News-Palladium, 12 Jul 1967, Wed,  Page

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