Vietnam War - Fall of Saigon
The war comes to an END
Air lifting out of Saigon begins
1 April 1975 the North Vietnamese
were advancing through South Vietnam and the Americans realized Saigon
would fall next. On 1 April an Evacuation control Centre
was ready to evacuate American personnel and South Vietnam inhabitants.
This plan was coded "Talon Vice"
or "Frequent Wind". The
sealift was from Saigon via Vung Tau.
The final group of air lifting out of Saigon
air lift out of Saigon and the end of the Vietnam War
000 sorties were flown
during April 1975. Only three aircrafts were
lost. Those helicopters that brought US troops into Vietnam
at the start of the war were the same ones that carried the last soldiers
out of Vietnam 10 years later.
Daring attacks, secret negotiations at the Paris Peace talks, B-52 bombing raids, U.S. troops withdraw, and more!