Let’s see how Saigon looks in 1969 through photos of an American veteran.
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Hai Ba Trung Street at the heart of Saigon. The building on the right is the old drug factory
Freedom Street from the balcony view of Brinks residential property, the home to American military staffs
Bird’s eye-view of Saigon. The centre line in the photo leads to Tan Son Nhat airport
Saigon’s centre in the evening
Le Loi statue on the Cay Go roundabout of Saigon’s gateway
Saigon’s street in the morning
Saigon taxi. This is the Renault 4CV car produced by the French from August 1947 until July 1961
Tan Son Nhat international airport
A Citroen Traction Avant is under repair at national highway No.1. This is an automobile produced by the French manufacturer from 1934 to 1957.
Phu Lam radar base of the American situated at the Southwest, Saigon
The road leading to Phu Lam base
An auto-rickshaw was packed with passengers and goods at the suburb
An armoured personnel carrier of Saigon’s army