Friday, April 30, 2010

Iconic Photo of the Fall of Saigon - 35 Years Ago Today...

35 years ago today the Vietnam War ended after the last Americans scrambled up to the rooftop of the US Embassy to get in the last chopper out of Saigon.

Hugh Van Es, a Dutch photojournalist who covered the Vietnam War and recorded the most famous image of the fall of Saigon in 1975 — a group of people scaling a ladder to a CIA helicopter on a rooftop.

h/t: Michael Moore