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  Fall of Saigon

 

Vietnam

A VC tank (fig.) of the 4th Company, 1st Battalion, 2nd Corp's 203 Tank Brigade carrying a Viet Cong flag (fig.) crashing through the iron gates of the Presidential Palace (fig.) on 30 April 1975, a picture moment that immortalized the Fall of Saigon.

 

After entering the premises, the tank commander and his team went on to the balcony of the Palace's Salon of the Four Cardinal Directions (fig.), where they replaced the flag of the Republic of Vietnam with that of the Provisional Revolutionary Government, i.e. the VC flag.

 

  Fall of Saigon