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Fall of Saigon 40th anniversary

Fall of Saigon 40th anniversary

"The war in Vietnam ended April 30, 1975 as the government in Saigon announced its unconditional surrender to the Vietcong."

I thought they surrendered to the North Vietnamese government.
The USS Midway and Hancock were the two primary Carriers involved in the evac, all planes were taken off and Marine Helos added...

I remember that date well...
To all who served there and have returned...Thank you.
To all who served there , but haven't returned...You are not forgotten.
To all who still return there from time to time, in thoughts and memories...May you get the peace that you truly deserve.
The final battle that "Officially" closed the Vietnam war was the fight on Koh Tang Island, May 15th, 1975, "Echo" Company 2nd Bn, 9th Marines...

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