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[Image 1: Photo
courtesy of Capt
Russell R. Thurman, USMC (Ret). First evacuees from the DAO
compound are seen alighting from an HMH-463 Sea
Stallion. HMH-46}
helicopters made up the second wave of security forces to
enter the compound.]

[Image 2: Department
of Defense Photo (USMC) A150965. Marines of BIT 2/4 guard
the perimeter of the DAO Annex landing zones during the first
hours of the evacuation of Saigon. LZs 34 and 35 were located
here and all operations from the Annex were completed before
sunset, which occurred at 1847 on 29 April.]


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