National Geographic : 1955 Jun
+ Pickaback Boy Proves More than a Handful Refugees flocked first to in land staging areas at Hanoi and Hai Duong (map, page 862). Thence some were flown south; others moved to Haiphong, where this picture was taken, for evacuation by sea. On October 10, 1954, the Communist Viet Minh moved into Hanoi under the cease-fire terms, and 20 days later took over Hai Duong. Refugees con tinued to trickle into Haiphong. Peter Sehmid, I'ix,Inc. Saigon: Gangway + to a New Life Although foreign nations have given substantial aid in food, housing, and medical facilities, South Viet Nam faces a serious problem assimilating its new citizens. Here a truck convoy awaits new arrivals; one of the drivers offers his services as baby toter. Gertrude Sainuels. 'ix, Inc. + "Better Hit It over the Rail, Pal. You're in No Shape to Slide!"