Vietnam War: Saigon Evacuation After Action Report Summary of the evacuation of Saigon, South Vietnam under Operation Frequent Wind:Operations Analysis Group, report no. 2-75. On 29 April 1975, Operation Frequent Wind was executed, and 1373 American citizens,5595 Vietnamese and Third Country Nationals were successfully evacuated by helicopterfrom the American Embassy Saigon and the DAO compound. Status of events, planning,activation, evacuation operations, lessons learned, and after action reports regardingOperation Frequent Wind are all covered in this document. This 16 May 1975 report was declassified on 31 December 1985.