Hanoi Hilton (Hoa Lo Prison)

The Hoa Lo Prison (Vietnamese: Hỏa Lò) which was later referred to by American prisoners of war (POWs) as the “Hanoi Hilton,” was a prison used by the French colonial Indochina authorities for political prisoners and later by the North Vietnamese for American POWs during the Vietnam War. The prison itself was built by the … Read more