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On this day 43 YEARS AGO (1975) 5) Our front page covered US President Gerald Ford's Operation Babylift which brought six plane-loads of Vietnamese orphans to America to start a new life.
(1) Gregory Ball, USAFR, "Operation Babylift and Frequent Wind," Air Force Historical Studies Office, 2012, http://www.afhso.af.mil/topics/factsheets/factsheet.asplid-19872.
Instead of a contemporary "Operation Babylift," we have New Jersey Gov.
President Gerald Ford authorized "Operation Babylift," a humanitarian initiative to evacuate orphan children from South Vietnam to the U.S.
Like most of the tots on the controversial mission - dubbed "Operation Babylift" - his past was erased on that day without a trace.
1) First letter of the Greek alphabet 2) Reliable 3) Nice little , according to spivs like Arfur Daley 4) Armed robbery 5) Resist an attack Routeword clue: Restored to health 1975: 'Operation Babylift' lands in UK A plane carrying 99 Vietnamese orphans has landed at Heathrow airport.
This true story of Tuyet, a Vietnamese war orphan who was on the Canadian government's Operation Babylift in April 1975 is gripping and sometimes graphic, but most middle school students will not be overwhelmed by it.
But she's talking from personal experience about 'Operation Babylift', a controversial mass evacuation of thousands of children from South Vietnam to the US and other destinations at the end of the Vietnam War in 1975.
Feigelman and Silverman (1979) discuss the criticisms of Operation Babylift, as it became known, which showed that some of the Vietnamese children were not actually 'orphans' but had been placed in orphanages for their protection and were to be collected by their families after the war.
Many American women were killed in a tragic plane crash associated with Operation Babylift during the last days of the war.
The life we were given; Operation Babylift, international adoption, and the children of war in Vietnam.
It became known as "Operation Babylift," and it had profound consequences.
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