Per the request of a reader, I checked and determined that my 2016 article entitled “Bitter Memories: the Fall of Saigon” is still on the internet. You can read it at Bitter Memories: The Fall of Saigon – Atticus Review

Between 1962 and 1975, I spent more time in Vietnam than I did in the U.S. I ended up in 1974 as the chief of a clandestine group working with the South Vietnamese to intercept and exploit the radio communications of the invading North Vietnamese. We foresaw the North Vietnamese assault on Saigon, but the U.S. Ambassador, Graham Martin, refused to accept our warning and call for an evacuation. In fact, he forbade me from evacuating my 43 men and their families. But I did it anyway through lying, cheating, and stealing. I got them all out safely but had to stay until the very end to do it. The article tells that story and how I escaped under fire after the North Vietnamese were already in the streets of Saigon.

If that interests you, read the article and let me know what you think. When you get to the end of the first part, click on the red “2” at the bottom of the screen, and you’ll be taken to part 2. I’ll be glad to answer questions.

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