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Helicopters During Operation Frequent Wind, Fall of Saigon, April 1975

Helicopters During Operation Frequent Wind, Fall of Saigon, April 1975

Taken on 1975-04-29

US helicopters prepare to evacuate American and South Vietnamese citizens from Saigon.

Source: Wikipedia

Uploaded by northway on 2014-08-24

US Naval Task Force Off Coast of South Vietnam, Operation Frequent Wind, April 1975

US Naval Task Force Off Coast of South Vietnam, Operation Frequent Wind, April 1975

Taken on 1975-04-29

US naval forces await evacuees during the Fall of Saigon, safe from North Vietnamese attack.

Source: US Marine Corps

Uploaded by northway on 2014-08-24

South Vietnam Air Vice Marshal Ky Seeks Refuge on USS Midway, Operation Frequent Wind, April 1975

South Vietnam Air Vice Marshal Ky Seeks Refuge on USS Midway, Operation Frequent Wind, April 1975

Taken on 1975-04-29

Many South Vietnamese evacuees were high ranking government officials such as Vice Marshall Ky.

Source: history.navy.mil

Uploaded by northway on 2014-08-24

US Military Helicopters Prepare to Evacuate Saigon, Operation Frequent Wind, 1975

US Military Helicopters Prepare to Evacuate Saigon, Operation Frequent Wind, 1975

Taken on 1975-04-29

US helicopters in Saigon, waiting for civilians to evacuate.

Source: Department of Defense

Uploaded by northway on 2014-08-24

South Vietnamese Refugee Families Escape Saigon Via US Military Helicopter, Operation Frequent Wind,

South Vietnamese Refugee Families Escape Saigon Via US Military Helicopter, Operation Frequent Wind,

Taken on 1975-04-29

Operation Frequent Wind saw thousands of South Vietnamese refugees flee Saigon with only what possessions they could carry.

Source: US Marine Corps

Uploaded by northway on 2014-08-24

US Helicopters Return to USS Midway Bearing Evacuees, Operation Frequent Wind, April 1975

US Helicopters Return to USS Midway Bearing Evacuees, Operation Frequent Wind, April 1975

Taken on 1975-04-29

US helicopters carry South Vietnamese refugees to US ships during Operation Frequent Wind.

Source: US Navy

Uploaded by northway on 2014-08-24

South Vietnamese Evacuees Unload From Helicopters to USS Midway, Operation Frequent Wind, 1975

South Vietnamese Evacuees Unload From Helicopters to USS Midway, Operation Frequent Wind, 1975

Taken on 1975-04-29

Operation Frequent Wind sought to evacuate American personnel and at-risk South Vietnamese to US ships during the Fall of Saigon.

Source: US Navy Photo

Uploaded by northway on 2014-08-24

Refugee Child Passed to USS Durham, South China Sea, April 1975

Refugee Child Passed to USS Durham, South China Sea, April 1975

Taken on 1975-04-03

Entire families were uprooted in the upheaval that followed the fall of South Vietnam's government to communist North Vietnam.

Source: National Archives and Records Administration

Uploaded by northway on 2014-08-24

Ruins of Saigon Following Tet Offensive, South Vietnam, 1968

Ruins of Saigon Following Tet Offensive, South Vietnam, 1968

Taken on 1968-03-15

Being far removed from North Vietnamese troops did not insulate Saigon from attack. Viet Cong insurgents engaged in a fierce attack on the city during the Tet Offensive of 1968, resulting in the destruction of many neighborhoods. Following the Tet Offensive, date unknown.

Source: Wikipedia

Uploaded by northway on 2014-08-22

Residents Flee the Battle of Quang Tri, Tet Offensive, South Vietnam, 1968

Residents Flee the Battle of Quang Tri, Tet Offensive, South Vietnam, 1968

Taken on 1968-01-31

Civilians were often in harm's way during the Tet Offensive, as Viet Cong attacked throughout cities and towns throughout South Vietnam.

Source: Wikipedia

Uploaded by northway on 2014-08-22

Refugees Flee DPRK Forces, Korea, Fall 1950

Refugees Flee DPRK Forces, Korea, Fall 1950

Taken on 1950-09-01

Hundreds of thousands of Koreans fled before DPRK forces, including refugees from DPRK territory. UN troops feared rumors that there were North Korean infiltrators in their midst. The long-term result of this exodus was one wherein families saw themselves split by the eventual demarcation line of the DMZ.

Source: USDD/USDD

Uploaded by northway on 2014-07-23

Muslim Refugee Encampment at Delhi's Old Fort, India, 1947

Muslim Refugee Encampment at Delhi's Old Fort, India, 1947

Taken on 1947-09-27

'Photograph from the Manchester Guardian, 27 September 1947, "A crowd of Moslems at the old fort of Purana Kila outside Delhi." The Purana Qila (Old Fort) area had been converted into a vast camp for Muslim refugees waiting to be transported to Pakistan.'

Source: Manchester Guardian/Wikipedia

Uploaded by SamiGoat on 2014-08-25

Muslims Refugees Suffering during Indian Partition, 1947

Muslims Refugees Suffering during Indian Partition, 1947

Taken on 1947-06-30

'Photograph, 1947, Margaret Bourke-White. An aged and abandoned Muslim couple and their grand children sitting by the roadside on this arduous journey. "The old man is dying of exhaustion. The caravan has gone on," wrote Bourke-White.'

Source: Wikipedia

Uploaded by SamiGoat on 2014-08-25

Sikh Refugees during Indian Partition, 1947

Sikh Refugees during Indian Partition, 1947

Taken on 1947-06-30

'Old man carrying his wife. Margaret Bourke-White. 1947. Over 10 million people were uprooted from their homeland and travelled on foot, bullock carts and trains to their promised new home.'

Source: Wikipedia

Uploaded by SamiGoat on 2014-08-25

Australian Soldiers Meet Civilians on Labuan (Malaysia); WWII; June 1945

Australian Soldiers Meet Civilians on Labuan (Malaysia); WWII; June 1945

Taken on 1945-06-16

"Australian soldiers and local civilians on Labuan Island, Borneo. The soldier on the right is armed with a US M1 Carbine, which was not normally issued to Australian soldiers." The Battle of Labuan was an engagement fought between Allied and Japanese forces on the island of Labuan off Borneo during June 1945. It formed part of the Australian invasion of North Borneo, and was initiated by the Allied forces as part of a plan to capture the Brunei Bay area and develop it into a base to support future offensives.

Source: Unkown, via Wikipedia

Uploaded by SamiGoat on 2015-06-10

US Marines Share a Foxhole with Okinawa Orphan, Japan, April 1945

US Marines Share a Foxhole with Okinawa Orphan, Japan, April 1945

Taken on 1945-04-15

"Two U.S. Marines share a foxhole with an Okinawan war orphan in April 1945." Exact date unknown.

Source: Wikipedia

Uploaded by northway on 2014-09-07

Ansel Adams - Manzanar War Relocation Center for Japanese Americans, World War II

Ansel Adams - Manzanar War Relocation Center for Japanese Americans, World War II

Taken on 1943-10-01

Ansel Adams visited the Japanese American internment camps at Manzanar in 1943, capturing photos of the everyday lives of their inhabitants. Exact dates unknown.

Source: Library of Congress

Uploaded by northway on 2014-08-22

Greek and Armenian Child Refugees Near Athens, 1923

Greek and Armenian Child Refugees Near Athens, 1923

Taken on 1923-01-01

Greek and Armenian children near Athens, following their expulsion as part of the Turkization of Anatolia. Date unknown.

Source: Library of Congress

Uploaded by northway on 2014-08-16

Armenian Children Evacuated from Turkey to Syria and Greece, 1922

Armenian Children Evacuated from Turkey to Syria and Greece, 1922

Taken on 1922-01-01

Charity organization Near East Relief evacuated 5,000 Armenian children from orphanages in Turkey in 1922-23. Date unknown.

Source: Story of Near East Relief

Uploaded by northway on 2014-08-16

Refugees at the Armenian Relief Eye Hospital, Aleppo, 1920

Refugees at the Armenian Relief Eye Hospital, Aleppo, 1920

Taken on 1920-01-01

Armenian refugees remained displaced in 1920, following the end of hostilities in the First World War. Date unknown.

Source: George R. Swain/University of Michigan Expedition

Uploaded by northway on 2014-08-16

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