The World: The Refugees: Journey Without End

THE refugees who escaped from An Loc last week were the latest to join a swelling multitude of refugees who have fled from every region of South Viet Nam where North Vietnamese and Viet Cong units have been faced off against South Vietnamese soldiers and U.S. air power. Some 500,000 people have been displaced from the northern region occupied by the Communists, and the tide of refugees is still rising in the Mekong Delta provinces in the south. Since the North Vietnamese offensive began in late March, an estimated 1,500,000 civilians have been driven and burned from their homes and condemned...

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