Journalist Jim Laurie recalls the looting that took place after the last U.S. helicopters left the American Embassy in Saigon in April, 1975.
Kiem Do, a colonel in the South Vietnamese Navy, remembers the solemn flag-lowering ceremony aboard the U.S.S. Kirk after the fall of Saigon.
With so many South Vietnamese helicopters landing on the USS Kirk, the crew had no choice but to push the helicopters overboard once they'd unloaded their passengers.
Stuart Herrington recalls the struggle of members of the South Vietnamese military who stayed behind to fight while their families were evacuated.