40 Years

Today marks 40 years since Cambodia was overtaken by the Khmer Rouge, a period of almost four years where approximately 2,000,000 people (a quarter of the population) were killed. This day is known as ‘Operation Eagle Pull’, was the United States military evacuation by air of Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia. At this time, the Khmer Rouge surrounded Phnom Penh and since it was seen the Khmer Rouge would be victorious, the US government evacuated US nationals and allied  ...

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