• VIETNAM COMBAT OPERATIONS – 1965

    VIETNAM COMBAT OPERATIONS – 1965 A chronology of Allied combat operations in Vietnam This volume is the first in a series of chronologies of Allied combat operations conducted during the Vietnam War from 1965 to 1973, interspersed with significant military events and augmented with a listing of US and FWF units arrival and depar-

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  • 40 years ago: Vietnam War ends with massive airlift - CNN

    Apr 29, 2015 · 100 choppers, 7,000 people, and 24 hours to get out: The largest helicopter airlift in history took off 40 years ago today.

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  • Combat Search and Rescue in Southeast Asia National Museum

    May 18, 2015 · DAYTON, Ohio - The Combat Pararescue in Vietnam exhibit in the Southeast Asia War Gallery at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. In this exhibit, (counter clockwise from the flag) an Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Service flag, an HGU-26/P aircrew helmet, a C-1 "emergency sustenance" vest and M-1952 "flak" vest, an LPU-10/P underarm life preserver, a medical kit, fighting and survival

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  • Evacuating Saigon – Minnesota Remembers Vietnam

    I was one of the pilots. It was April 1975 and stormy. South Vietnam was near total collapse. The Saigon Airport area was surrounded by North Vietnamese forces. Many flights of several types of aircraft were being used to evacuate people out of the airport. Each member of our C-141 Starlifter flight crew was issued a 38 pistol with extra

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  • The Last Helicopter: Evacuating Saigon

    U.S. Navy personnel aboard the U.S.S. Blue Ridge push a helicopter into the sea off the coast of Vietnam in order to make room for more evacuation flights from Saigon on April 29, 1975.

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  • Vietnam: A look back in pictures at the Fall of Saigon 40

    Apr 30, 2015 · People try to scale the 14-foot wall of the U.S. Embassy in Saigon, trying to reach evacuation helicopters, as the last of the Americans depart from Vietnam, April 29, 1975.

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  • List of power stations in Vietnam - Wikipedia

    General contractors are Sharp Corporation (Japan) and Hawee Construction and Industry JSC (Vietnam). Truong Thanh Quang Ngai High Technology and Energy JSC was established by Vietnam Joint Venture Group and Sermsang Power Corporation (Kingdom of Thailand). AMI Khanh Hoa Cam An Nam commune, Cam Lam district, Khanh Hoa province Khanh Hoa 47.5

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  • Joseph L. Mankiewicz - Wikipedia

    Joseph Leo Mankiewicz (/ ˈ m æ ŋ k ə w ɪ t s /; February 11, 1909 – February 5, 1993) was an American film director, screenwriter, and producer.Mankiewicz had a long Hollywood career, and set a record by winning a pair of writing and directing Academy Awards two years in a row.

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  • Eyewitness Describes the U.S. Evacuation of Saigon | US News

    Apr 30, 2015 · South Vietnamese civilians scale the 14-foot wall of the U.S. Embassy in Saigon, trying to reach evacuation helicopters as the last Americans depart from Vietnam on April 29, 1975.

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  • Remembering The Fall of Saigon And The Climactic Evacuation

    Fifty five years ago the War in Vietnam came to an ignominious end. The streets of Saigon were engulfed in chaos. The human drama that took place at the American Embassy that day, April 29-30, 1975, was like a scene out of Dante’s Inferno. The North Vietnamese were on the outskirts of Saigon.

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  • Vietnam readies mass evacuation as Typhoon Molave looms

    Oct 27, 2020 · Vietnam readies mass evacuation as Typhoon Molave looms. Vietnamese authorities are preparing to evacuate 1.2 million people as the powerful typhoon bears down on the countrycentral coast. The storm has already battered the Philippines, causing flooding and landslides. Vietnam was preparing the evacuation of more than 1.2 million people on Monday as it braces for Typhoon Molave.

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  • Vietnam Evacuation 1975 | Military.com

    Footage of actions taken aboad a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier during the American evacuation of Vietnam in 1975 where millions of dollars of aircraft and material were dumped overboard.

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  • USN 711644 Evacuation of South Vietnam, 1975

    A Vietnamese Air Force HU-1 helicopter is pushed over the side to clear space for other helicopters to land, aboard USS BLUE RIDGE (LCC-19) on 29 April 1975. 15 Vietnamese helicopters landed on the ship with military personnel and their families during the evacuation. Note doors stripped off to ensure sinking.

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  • US Marines release video for 45th anniversary of Saigon

    Apr 29, 2020 · The evacuation mission saw the last U.S. personnel and at-risk Vietnamese citizens carried out of South Vietnam amid the fall of Saigon. The evacuation lasted from April 29 through April 30, 1975, as U.S. Marines formed a security force to protect the evacuation flights, which carried on through the night to evacuate thousands of people.

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  • 1949 Press Photo Actors Tyrone Power Wanda Hendrix in "The

    1949 Press Photo Actors Tyrone Power Wanda Hendrix in "The Prince of Foxes" This is an original press photo. Hendrix, Wanda (Films). Tyrone Power and Wanda Hendrix begin second week today at the Fifth Avenue as stars of "The Prince of Foxes," made in Italy.Photo measures 6.75 x 9.5inches. Photo is dated 12-31-1949. PHOTO FRONT PHOTO BACK

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  • Why the US ditched helicopters during withdrawal from Vietnam War

    By March 1975, the North Vietnamese were in South Vietnam. On April 1, the US Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps began camping out in Saigon’s Defense Attaché Office (DAO) compound to prepare for the evacuation. That was the signal for other embassies to get their citizens out.

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  • Vietnam Ready To Evacuate 1.3 Million People As Typhoon

    Vietnam is preparing to evacuate nearly 1.3 million people as it braces for the impact of typhoon Molave, which lashed the Philippines overnight causing flooding, landslides and leaving at least a

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  • The history-making, chaotic evacuation of Saigon

    May 04, 2017 · South Vietnamese civilians scaled the 14-foot wall of the US embassy in Saigon, trying to reach evacuation helicopters as the last Americans departed from Vietnam on April 29, 1975. (AP file photo) Thick crowds jammed the gates, some holding papers claiming they had worked for the Americans.

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  • Vietnam ready to evacuate 1.3m people as typhoon approaches

    Vietnam is preparing to evacuate nearly 1.3 million people as it braces for the impact of typhoon Molave, which lashed the Philippines overnight causing flooding, landslides and leaving at least a dozen fishermen missing on Monday.

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  • Information on helicopter or incident 66-00613

    SYNOPSIS: On September 3, 1968 Sgt. Frazier was a crewman aboard a UH1C helicopter (tail #66-66613) which crashed and exploded in South Vietnam. The site was inspected within 8 hours of the crash. All personnel aboard are accounted for except for Sgt. Frazier.

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  • USAF Helicopter Crew Losses - 911gfx.nexus.net

    Dec 20, 2007 · Republic of Vietnam, while assigned as a Pararescue Crew Member, Detachment 6, 38th Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Squadron. On that date, Airman Pitsenbarger was aboard a rescue helicopter responding to a call for evacuation of casualties incurred in an ongoing firefight between elements of the United States Army’s 1st Infantry Division

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  • At WarEnd, U.S. Ship Rescued South VietnamNavy : NPR

    Sep 01, 2010 · On April 30, 1975, the Vietnam War officially ended. U.S. Navy ships involved in evacuating Americans and Vietnamese were steaming away from Vietnam — except one.

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  • End of the Saga - United States Navy

    hand. The Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN) numbered 650,000 regular and regional soldiers, with most units well equipped with American weapons. The Vietnam Air Force (VNAF) was, by some estimates, the fourth largest in the world. The Vietnam Navy (VNN), in terms of sheer numbers of combatant ships (97), ranked among the top ten

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  • 8 Historic Photos That Capture The Chaotic U.S. Withdrawal

    On April 29, 1975, one day before the fall of South Vietnam, members of the U.S. Navy push a helicopter off a U.S. command ship and into the sea. The helicopter was discarded in order to make room for more evacuation flights out of Saigon. (AP Photo/File)

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  • Home - Naval Helicopter Association Historical Society

    Home - Naval Helicopter Association Historical Society

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  • Navy Support Activity – Danang List – The Mobile Riverine

    Cargo Handling Battalion – 2 Naval Communication Facility K-9 Security Unit-1 (Navy Sentry Dog Unit) Det Cua Viet 1st Naval LARC Division. Detachment Chu Lai – 1964 – 1971 Detachment Cua Viet – 1967 – 1970 Detachment Dong Ha – 1967 – 1970 Detachment Hue – 1965 – 1970 Detachment Nha Trang – 1965 – 1971 Detachment Phu Bai

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  • Vietnam’s battalions of ‘cyber-armies’ silencing online

    Jan 17, 2020 · Vietnam’s battalions of ‘cyber-armies’ silencing online dissent ‘Force 47’, thought to be 10,000-strong, seen as government’s online enforcers as new cybercrime law takes effect.

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  • More than 3,000 Chinese evacuated from Vietnam after violence

    May 18, 2014 · More than 3,000 Chinese nationals have been evacuated from Vietnam, state news agency Xinhua said on Sunday, following deadly rioting that stemmed from an outpouring of rage over Chinese oil

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