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40th Anniversary of Pueblo Crew Release

On this date in 1968, the imprisoned crew of the USS Pueblo (AGER-2) was released, exactly 11 months after being captured and held as prisoners of war by the North Koreans.

Watch a video of the U.S. Navy account of the incident – according to official U.S. Navy records.

Leave your memory or tribute to the crew at the Navy Log USS Pueblo community page and add to the records in the Navy Log by creating a service profile for a USS Pueblo crew member.

The Pueblo Incident Chronology and History

On January 23, 1968, the USS Pueblo was captured by North Korean forces in international waters. This is the U.S. Navy’s account of the event at that time.


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