A Perfect Landing

Conflict: Vietnam

As South Vietnam fell to the North in April 1975, desperate South Vietnamese tried to escape their collapsing country by any means possible. Major Buang-Ly of the South Vietnamese air force was one of those trying to get his family … Continue reading

Operation Babylift Tragedy

Conflict: Vietnam

In early April 1975, as Americans were evacuating from Vietnam to escape the advancing North Vietnamese army, the U.S. government approved Operation Babylift, which would get thousands of Vietnamese orphans out of the collapsing country. Unfortunately, on April 4, the … Continue reading