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Operation Babylift

As the Vietnam war ended and Saigon fell to communist forces, the US tried to fly thousands of orphans out of the country.

As the Vietnam war ended and Saigon fell to communist forces, the US tried to fly thousands of orphans out of the country. One of the planes full of children crashed shortly after take off. Hear from two survivors.

Photo: A North Vietnamese tank rolling through Saigon in April 1975. Credit: AFP/Getty Images

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Wed 3 Apr 2013 07:50GMT

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