South Vietnam Surrenders

By dawn, communist forces move into Saigon, where they meet only sporadic resistance. The South Vietnamese forces had collapsed under […]

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Operation Frequent Wind Begins

Operation Frequent Wind, the largest helicopter evacuation on record, begins removing the last Americans from Saigon. The North Vietnamese had […]

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Ford Says That War Is Finished For America

At a speech at Tulane University, President Gerald Ford says the Vietnam War is finished as far as America is […]

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Cambodia Falls To The Khmer Rouge

The Khmer Rouge troops capture Phnom Penh and government forces surrender. The war between government troops and the communist insurgents […]

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Operation “Baby Lift” Concludes

The American airlift of Vietnamese orphans to the United States ends after 2,600 children are transported to America. The operation […]

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