Posted for the research of anyone interested in the Vietnam War. Compiled by a member of the 2nd Infantry Division Korea War Veterans Alliance and hosted at the veterans of G Company, 8th Cavalry Regiment (Infantry) web site.
South China Sea....A Vietnamese Refugee with his belongings secured in between his teeth, climbs a cargo net to the deck of the combat store ship USS White Plains, AFS-M. The ship is picking up twenty-nine refugees from a 35 Foot wooden Boat. Photo taken 07/30/1979.
Jimmy Carter and Max Cleland unveil a memorial to Vietnam Veterans during veterans day ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery. Photo taken 11/11/1978.
South China Sea....A refugee woman cares for three small children on the replenishment oiler USS Wabash, AOR-5. Twenty-eight boat people were picked up from their wooden boat by a whaleboat from the oiler. Photo taken 08/05/1979.