April 30, 1975. End of the American Empire

Every Picture Tells a Story – Special Edition.

The historic moment when the America made its final inglorious exit after waging an unjust and genocidal war against the Vietnamese people. As many predicted during the long war, America was chased out of Vietnam from the Embassy rooftop. 44 years later there is nothing commemorating the day in the mainstream American media. Another example of America exorcising its history of oppression against Third World peoples.

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FILE – In this April 29, 1975 file photo, U.S. Navy personnel aboard the USS Blue Ridge push a helicopter into the sea off the coast of Vietnam in order to make room for more evacuation flights from Saigon. The war ended on April 30, 1975, with the fall of Saigon, now known as Ho Chi Minh City, to communist troops from the north. (AP Photo/File)

 

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Vietnamese troops in Saigon

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New York Times – April 30, 1975

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