The Fall of Saigon

Date taken: April 30, 1975
Location: Saigon, Vietnam

Photographer: Hubert van Es

Historical Events

  • 1975-04-29 Vietnam War: US begins to evacuate it's citizens from Saigon in Operation Frequent Wind in response to advancing North Vietnamese forces, bringing an end to US involvement in the war
  • 1975-04-30 Last US helicopter leaves US embassy grounds, Saigon surrenders

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