"What Would Happen to Them?"
Clip | 2m 20s
After the Fall of Saigon, Dam Pham and other South Vietnamese soldiers wondered what fate awaited them. "Last Days in Vietnam" airs April 28, 2015 on PBS American Experience.
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The heroic efforts to help evacuate 135,000 South Vietnamese during the fall of Saigon.
Executive Producer Mark Samels talks about "Last Days in Vietnam." Premiering 4/28 on PBS.
In April 1975, the North Vietnamese Army was closing in on Saigon. Premieres 4/28 on PBS.
Gerry Berry was a marine helicopter pilot during the fall of Saigon in 1975.
In 1975, Dam Pham was a South Vietnamese Army Officer Lieutenant.
Col. Stuart Herrington helped evacuate his Vietnamese counterparts. Premieres 4/28 on PBS.
In April 1975, the US Ambassador was left with just one evacuation option. Premieres 4/28.
South Vietnamese citizens arrive at the US Embassy, desperate to escape. Premieres 4/28
The USS Kirk escorted thousands of refugees to the Philippines. Premieres 4/28 on PBS.
The flight deck of the USS Kirk could only fit one helicopter at a time. Premieres 4/28
In April 1975, chaos had descended on the US Embassy in Saigon. Airs April 28 on PBS.