When a South Vietnamese helicopter was too large to land on the US Navy ship, the USS Kirk, the family on board had to make a leap of faith.
After the shelling of Tan Son Nhut Airport by North Vietnamese troops, the U.S. Ambassador was left with only one evacuation option—a helicopter evacuation.
Watch Last Days in Vietnam with Vietnamese subtitles.
Gerry Berry was a marine helicopter pilot during the fall of Saigon in 1975.