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Vietnamese refugees crowd US Embassy in Saigon day before Fall of saigon April 1975

Crowds of Vietnamese and Western evacuees wait around the swimming pool inside the American Embassy compound in Saigon hoping to escape Vietnam via helicopter before the arrival of North Vietnamese troops. Nearly all were left behind as the evacuation stopped at nightfall and the following day, April 30, NVA tanks rolled into saigon and the Vietnam War officially ended. (Photo by nik wheeler/Corbis via Getty Images)
Vietnamese refugees crowd US Embassy in Saigon day before Fall of saigon April 1975
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Credit:
Nik Wheeler / Contributor
Editorial #:
523984154
Collection:
Corbis Historical
Date created:
January 01, 1975
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Release info:
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Source:
Corbis Historical
Object name:
nw_fallofsaigon_030.jpg
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5268 x 3522 px (17.56 x 11.74 in) - 300 dpi - 10 MB