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23/12/1968 The crew of USS Pueblo is released

The capture of USS Pueblo spy ship by North Korean forces was one of the main Cold War incidents. Abuse and torture of the crew increased tensions between the western democracies and the Soviet Union and China. Although the crew has been released, the ship is still held by North Korea.


  • Essentials 

  • Initial operations 

  • ''Pueblo'' incident 

  • Aftermath 

  • Timeline of negotiations 

  • Tourist attraction 

  • Offer to repatriate 

  • Representation in popular culture