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[Image 1: Marine
Corps Historical
Collection Company E. Marine Security Guard Battalion forms
in the American Embassy parking lot which
for Operation
Frequent Wind was designated as an evacuation site. The tree
in the center of the photo was felled on 29
April to permit CH-53
helicopters to land.]

[Image 2: Department
of Defense Photo
(USMC) 7718975.
The Vung Tau Light stands out as a prominent landmark signalling
the end of the Vung Tau Peninsula and, for many, the end of
a way of life. Serious consideration
was given by U.S. commanders to conducting a MAB-size amphibious landing at
this site.]

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