Indo-china: This Is It! Everybody Out!'

Among the approximately 1,400 Americans and 5,600 South Vietnamese who were evacuated from Saigon just before the last escape routes from the city were cut off last week was TIME Correspondent Roy Rowan. From the U.S.S. Mobile in the South China Sea, he sent this report:

The emergency plan had called for the evacuation of the remaining Americans in three stages—on Tuesday morning, afternoon and evening. But by 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, with Tan Son Nhut air-base under pounding by rockets, mortars and 130-mm. artillery, word came from the American embassy: "This is it! Everybody...

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