SP5 Steven John Stroub, USA
Executed while a POW
Recounting the fighting near AFVN Hue, one Army trooper was hidden by local Catholic priests. AFVN's Harry Ettmueller [also captured at Hue] writes, "As for the man hid by priests it was John Bagwell an Army E-5 detached from the 1st Cav to AFVN HUE to start radio for the [First] CAV. We were going to become a Class A Station. His bud Steve Stroub was captured with us and then summarily executed while being led out of the area." Sgt. Ettmueller told this author* that Stroub was executed in the street, and in the presence of Sgt. Ettmueller after both had been captured.
Sgt. Ettmueller further recalls that Stroub was attached to AFVN from the First Cav.*
From The Wall database:
General / Personal ---
*Personal communication between Harry Ettmueller and Robert Morecook, August, 2001