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CIA HQ Saigon 1975

By IainHamer
This is a shot of of a building that what went round the world as a photo of people being evacuated from the US Embassy in Saigon.

It was in fact a block of flats at 18 Gia Long Street, Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City now) where the CIA personnel were housed. I have loaded a copy of the original photo from 1975 as a version
There is a video on YouTube to show the building being evacuated at:

Tags: General Escape Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) eveacuees

Voters: mike9005, SauliusR, ColleenA and 18 more



ColleenA Plus
10 508 11 Australia
28 Feb 2018 10:42AM
I also photographed this when we were there ...have you ever seen the stage play “Miss Saigon”...The helicopter scene is incredible
1 Mar 2018 3:29AM
Can almost here Walter Cronkite in the background ... remember this event from the supper time news when I was. 15 tears old . Nice photo journal work Ian
Chinga Plus
12 120 3 United Kingdom
7 Mar 2018 2:54AM
Amazing reportage images, good work Ian,
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