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Vietnamese Boat People, South China Sea, 1984

Vietnamese Boat People, South China Sea, 1984

Taken on 1984-05-15

Thousands of Vietnamese took to the sea in whatever could float, fleeing the communist takeover of the south.

Source: defenseimagery.mil

Uploaded by northway on 2014-08-24

Nong Samet Refugee Camp, Thailand, 1984

Nong Samet Refugee Camp, Thailand, 1984

Taken on 1984-05-01

Refugees' gardens are visible on the left, with their semi-temporary, thatched huts on the right. Exact date unknown.

Source: Cameron Macauley/Wikipedia

Uploaded by northway on 2014-08-24

Market Stalls at Nong Samet Refugee Camp, Thailand, 1984

Market Stalls at Nong Samet Refugee Camp, Thailand, 1984

Taken on 1984-05-01

Nong Samet Refugee Camp took on a more permanent character, evidenced by the above market stalls. Exact date unknown.

Source: Cameron Macauley/Wikipedia

Uploaded by northway on 2014-08-24

Cambodian Medics at Nong Samet Refugee Camp, Thailand, 1984

Cambodian Medics at Nong Samet Refugee Camp, Thailand, 1984

Taken on 1984-05-01

US relief agencies played an active role in Nong Samet. Exact date unknown.

Source: Cameron Macauley/Wikipedia

Uploaded by northway on 2014-08-24

Nong Samet Refugee Camp, Thailand, 1984

Nong Samet Refugee Camp, Thailand, 1984

Taken on 1984-05-01

Nong Samet Refugee Camp, on the Thai-Cambodian border, largely held refugees from Cambodia with a smattering of Vietnamese mixed in. This proved a crucial staging ground for communist incursions into Cambodia. Exact date unknown.

Source: Cameron Macauley/Wikipedia

Uploaded by northway on 2014-08-24

South Vietnamese Helicopter Is Pushed Overboard Off the Coast of Vietnam, Fall of Saigon, 1975

South Vietnamese Helicopter Is Pushed Overboard Off the Coast of Vietnam, Fall of Saigon, 1975

Taken on 1975-04-29

Operation Frequent Wind represented a massive evacuation effort by US forces during the Fall of Saigon. US and South Vietnamese forces attempted to destroy military materiel that could not be evacuated so as to prevent it from falling into communist hands. Exact date unknown.

Source: tecom.usmc.mil

Uploaded by northway on 2014-08-24

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