Saving the Vietnamese Orphans by Marjorie Haun
The Heroes of the Vietnam War: Book Two

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"Operation Babylift was one of the largest humanitarian efforts of the 20th Century. As American troops were pulled out of Vietnam, the vulnerable “bui doi” orphans were left exposed to the dangers presented by the North Vietnamese invasion. These children, many of whom were of mixed race, had nowhere to go and their caretakers in the orphanages were overwhelmed with the tasks of both caring for small children and defending them from the perils of war.

President Gerald Ford made a decision to airlift these innocent children out of Southeast Asia. Would there there be enough time and resources available to get these children out of the country and into the arms of loving, adoptive families?

Saving the Vietnamese Orphans is the true story of this compassionate and dangerous effort on the parts of thousands of military personnel, civilians, and humanitarian workers to rescue
these precious children from the terrible fate that awaited them if
they remained."
 

About Marjorie Haun

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Marjorie Haun is passionate about History and feels compelled to address a branch of America's recent past which is either portrayed inaccurately or ignored completely. Her series, "The Heroes of the Vietnam War," does just that. She is teasing out lost treasures in the form of stories that have been kept silent in hearts and mind of Vietnam Veterans for years. Her goal is to share these stories in the form of compelling, relevant, and true-to-life books for children. Marjorie's vision of establishing a literary body of historical non-fiction about the Vietnam War and its associated events is a long-term venture for her. She regards writing as both a career and a calling. Marjorie has written and maintained the website ReaganGirl.com for two years. Her articles have been published on The Foundry, The American Thinker, The Daily Pamphlet and numerous other websites and print sources. She regularly write news articles and commentaries about local events in Western Colorado. Marjorie Haun has a background in mental health counseling, Special Education, and the performing arts. She's a divorced mommy with four children, three of whom are grown up and one who is preparing to leave the nest. She makes her home in the beautiful and rugged region of Western Colorado.
 
Published September 12, 2012 by AuthorHouse. 51 pages
Genres: History, Travel. Non-fiction

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