On 23 January, the USS Pueblo and its 83-man crew were seized in the Sea of Japan by North Korean armed forces. The crew was released on 22 December.
Richert, Lucas Paul. "USS Pueblo attacked by North Koreans". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2008
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