Sept. 17 (UPI) -- The only son of Gen. James A. Van Fleet, who commanded the U.S. Army during the Korean War, may have died in Russia after being captured during the conflict, according to a family member.
Joe McChristian Jr., president of the Van Fleet Foundation, said Wednesday he has knowledge that his uncle, U.S. Air Force Capt. James A. Van Fleet Jr., a B-26 bomber pilot during the 1950-53 war, was taken to the Soviet Union, South Korean news agency Yonhap reported.