Restarting the War to the Fall of Saigon

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By which date had all US troops left Vietnam?
April 1973
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How many prisoners did NV release?
600
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When did the fighting between NV and SV restart?
1974
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Why did SV have little support?
There were no US ground troops and congress passed laws preventing the bombing of Vietnamese targets. Financial support was limited.
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Where did NV attack from?
The north, Laos and Cambodia.
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What did this 3-pronged attack do?
Divided SV and split the ARVN, major cities fell to the communists and Hue and Danang were taken with little resistance. SV became demoralized.
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Where the refugees from the north flee to?
Southwards towards Saigon
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When did Saigon fall to northern control?
April 1975
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What happened to those living in Saigon
Many stayed, others escaped further south by air, road or sea
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What happened to the remaining US officials?
They were airlifted from the US embassy to warships
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