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1975: Cambodian communists captured SS Mayaguez.

Friday, May 12, 2023

12 May 1975: the Cambodian Navy seized the U.S. freighter, SS Mayaguez. The battle between the U.S. and Khmer Rouge Cambodian was the last battle of the Viet Nam War. Image is a US Navy photo of Marines boarding the Mayaguez wearing gas masks.


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