Cold War Files: All Units: Events: Airlift Out of Saigon

April 29, 1975
Airlift Out of Saigon

U.S. Marines and Air Force helicopters, flying from carriers off-shore, begin a massive airlift. In 18 hours, over 1,000 American civilians and almost 7,000 South Vietnamese refugees are flown out of Saigon.

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