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Brian Barron reports from Vietnam

The former BBC correspondent Brian Barron has died aged 69 after battling against cancer.

In the 1970's Brian Barron reported on the Vietnam war and saw the last helicopter leaving the roof of the US embassy in Saigon.

Against orders, he decided to stay. This is how he reported the fall of Saigon in 1975.

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