History Of The Cold W16

History Of The Cold W16 - History Of The Cold War...

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History Of The Cold War Helicopter Diplomacy: the fall of Saigon A ceasefire was declared in January 1973, with military forces from the U.S., South Korea, Australia, New Zealand, and Thailand leaving the country by the end of March. The Nobel Peace Prize went jointly to North Vietnamese Foreign Minister Lê Đ c Th and U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger. Lê Đ c Th , however, declined the award. Fighting between Vietnamese forces resumed within months. In March-April 1975, the last American Ambassador to South Vietnam and his superiors in Washington recognized that there would soon be no South Vietnam to be Ambassador to . And so, they ordered the evacuation of all remaining Americans and the closure of the Embassy in Saigon, ending twenty-one years of American involvement there. Their South Vietnamese allies and collaborators didn't take it well . Before the last Americans were evacuated from the roof of the closed Embassy they were literately chased up the stairs by desperate South Vietnamese. The
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