TIL the famous Saigon evacuation helicopter photo at the end of the Vietnam War was not from the US embassy, but from the roof of an apartment building that housed senior CIA personnel.

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  1. What until you read the full story of the street execution of the Viet Cong Nguyễn Văn Lém in Saigon in ’68. It puts the famous photoigraph in a whole different light.

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