Port bow view of a boat filled with Vietnamese refugees, as the guided missile cruiser USS FOX (CG-33) (not visible) comes alongside, 06/01/1982
Called “boat people,” thousands of Vietnamese refugees crowded onto weather-beaten vessels and set out for rough open seas. Many died trying to escape.
Vietnamese refugees move from a French landing ship to the USS Montague during Operation Passage to Freedom in August 1954.
Up to a million refugees left communist North Vietnam during Operation Passage to Freedom after the country was partitioned.
South Vietnamese refugees approach a U.S. war ship to seek refuge from the invading force from the North April 1975 in the South China Sea near Saigon.
Refugees transfer from a French LCT landing craft to British carrier HMS Warrior at the port of Haiphong during the operation 4 September 1954
After an Arduous Journey Emigrating from Vietnam in the '70s, the Author Benefitted from Both Personal Resilience and Public Assistance
With the fall of Saigon inevitable, at-risk Vietnamese climb aboard a barge in Khanh Hoi Saigon Port on the afternoon of April 29, 1975.
... the mass evacuation of approximately 125,000 refugees from Vietnam to the United States. In all, over 2 million Vietnamese left the country after 1975.
South Vietnamese troops wade through water to flush out communist rebels, known as the Viet. Photos: The Vietnam War
Escape boat saved by the Cap Anamur in late April 1984, placed in Troisdorf. Memorial and tribute of Vietnamese refugees ...
Australian-Vietnamese social entrepreneur Yen Siow holding a picture of the Norwegian ship which rescued
Two refugees, having jumped overboard in an attempt to swim to Lamma, are rounded up by Marine Police on March 11, 1979. Picture: SCMP
Australian government officials with two Vietnamese boys, Darwin, November 1977. Michael Jenson/National Library of Australia
... ships built. They were built to be fast and deep-diving. They were the second class behind the Skipjack to be designed with a new streamlined hull that ...
... runaway was a “Crazy American Cowboy" named Gary Ferguson, a Vietnam veteran from Phoenix, Arizona. Gary came to Buton to help the Vietnamese refugees.
Vietnamese boat people scramble to land as their small vessel, packed with 168 refugees, sinks a few metres from the Malaysian shore in December 1978.
A Lutheran church in the small town of Fort Smith sponsored the large family after the Chungs had survived in a Singapore refugee camp for a ...
A large ammo barge loaded with refugees is tied along the starboard side. The barge's dimensions are 250' x 75' and carried about 4,800 people.
A South Vietnamese woman mourns over the body of her husband, which was found with. Photos: The Vietnam War
American military personnel help refugees, including 3-year-old Anne Pham, off a plane at Fort Chaffee, Arkansas, in May 1975. U.S. Army
The Vietnamese Organization to Exterminate Communists and Restore the Nation took credit for killing Duong Trong Lam. Investigators came to believe the ...