Page last updated at 12:02 GMT, Wednesday, 16 September 2009 13:02 UK

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.


Story Tools


Sign in

BBC navigation

Copyright © 2016 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific