List of allied military operations of the Vietnam War (1975)

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This is a list of known military operations of the Vietnam War in 1975, conducted by the armed forces of the United States.

Date duration Operation name Unit(s) – description Location VC-NVA KIA's Allied KIA's
Apr 3 – 26 Operation Babylift[1] Mass evacuation/airlift of orphans from South Vietnam to the United States and other countries Tan Son Nhut
Apr 12 Operation Eagle Pull[2] Evacuation of US citizens, "at-risk" Cambodians and 3rd country nationals Phnom Penh
Apr 29 – 30 Operation Frequent Wind[3] Helicopter evacuation of U.S. and South Vietnamese citizens and 3rd country nationals before the fall of Saigon Saigon 2
May 15 Mayaguez Incident[4] Rescue of SS Mayaguez and crew Koh Tang Island, Cambodia 60+ Khmer Rouges 21
Apr 3 - Sep 3 Operation New Life[5] Resettlement of over 110,000 refugees from Indochina

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  1. ^ "Operation Babylift - Vietnam Adoption Airlift 1975". 1975-04-05. Retrieved 2010-07-31. 
  2. ^ Dunham, George R (1990). U.S. Marines in Vietnam: The Bitter End, 1973–1975 (Marine Corps Vietnam Operational Historical Series). Marine Corps Association. pp. 102–124. ISBN 978-0-16-026455-9. 
  3. ^ Dunham, p.178-201
  4. ^ Dunham, p.239-263
  5. ^ ""Operation New Life", Guam, 1975". United States Army Center of Military History. Retrieved 2007-05-10. 


  • John M. Carland (2000), Combat Operations, 430 pages
  • Marvin E. Gettleman (1995), Vietnam and America, 560 pages

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