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30th Anniversary of the Fall of Saigon
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U.S., Vietnam Focus on Mutual Interests
WASHINGTON, April 30, 2005 — Thirty years ago today, the last U.S. helicopter lifted off the roof of the U.S. Embassy in Saigon, South Vietnam, marking the official end of the Vietnam War.

The decade-long conflict left 58,000 Americans and an estimated 3 million Vietnamese dead, and for the next two decades, relations between the United States and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam remained at an impasse.   | Story |
POW/MIA Effort Continues in Vietnam
WASHINGTON, April 29, 2005 — The United States and Vietnam are helping heal wounds left by the war that ended 30 years ago by working together to determine the fate of missing servicemembers in Vietnam, including 1,800 from the United States.

"As we mark the 30th anniversary of the end of the war, we must not forget those on both sides who made the ultimate sacrifice during the terrible conflict," said U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam Michael Marine.  | Story |
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