Government, News

Vietnam 2.0

The 1975 fall of Saigon now has company

Photo of C17 Transport by Jonathan Lane, via Wikimedia

The scenes were depressingly reminiscent of April 1975 when Saigon fell. American transport helicopters flew above a city descending into chaos as the enemy invaded, largely unopposed. Terrified nationals feared death from insurgents drunk with the excitement of victory. Smoke rose from the American embassy as diplomats…

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