Authors > Jan K. Herman

Jan K. Herman served as the historian of the Navy Medical Department and as special assistant to the Surgeon General for thirty-three years. He also produced an hour-long documentary, The Lucky Few, which has gained international acclaim since its premiere at the Smithsonian in 2010. He is the author of Battle Station Sick Bay and lives in Takoma Park, MD.

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The Lucky Few

As the Vietnam War reached its tragic climax in the last days of April 1975, a task force of U.S. Navy ships cruised off South Vietnam's coast. Their mission was to support the evacuation of American embassy personnel and military advisers from Saigon as well as to secure the safety of the South Vietnamese whose lives were in endangered by the North Vietnamese victory.

Year: 2015     Genre: Fall of SaigonVietnam War


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2015The Lucky Few
The Fall of Saigon and the Rescue Mission of the USS Kirk
Vietnam War, Fall of Saigon, Asia, Non-Fiction




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