Two iconic images clicked 45 years apart

Two iconic images clicked 45 years apart

15 August 2021

 

Two iconic images clicked 45 years apart.

The US Embassy staff fleeing from Saigon and Kabul 

Never trust a friend who leaves you saying he’ll be back” – Old Vietnamese saying.

 

Top photo : US embassy staff evacuate via helicopter as the PAVN & Viet Cong capture of Saigon, Vietnam (1975)

Bottom photo : US embassy staff evacuate via helicopter as the Taliban enter Kabul from all sides. Afghanistan (2021)  

 

A combination picture of a CIA employee (most likely O.B. Harnage) helping Vietnamese evacuees onto an Air America helicopter from the top of 22 Gia Long Street, a half mile from the U.S. Embassy, Saigon, Vietnam, April, 1975 and a U.S. Chinook helicopter flying over the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, Aug. 15, 2021. 
A combination picture of a CIA employee (most likely O.B. Harnage) helping Vietnamese evacuees onto an Air America helicopter from the top of 22 Gia Long Street, a half mile from the U.S. Embassy, Saigon, Vietnam, April, 1975 and a U.S. Chinook helicopter flying over the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, Aug. 15, 2021.