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new! Black April (The Fall of Saigon)
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[40-1]Status_Quo
Thu Feb 08 2018, 08:03AM

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DESCRIPTION
HISTORY:

The Fall of Saigon was the capture of Saigon, the capital of South Vietnam, by the People's Army of Vietnam (PAVN)
and the National Liberation Front of South Vietnam (also known as the Viet Cong) on 30 April 1975.

On April 9, PAVN forces reached Xuân Lộc, the last line of defense before Saigon,
On April 20 despite heavy losses, PAVN finally overran Xuân Lộc leaving North Vietnamese front line just 26 miles (42 km) from downtown Saigon.

On the American side, reports came in from the outskirts of the city that the PAVN were closing in.
At 10:48 a.m., US Ambassador Graham Martin relayed to Kissinger his desire to activate 'the FREQUENT WIND' evacuation plan;
Kissinger gave the order three minutes later.
The American radio station began regular play of Irving Berlin's 'White Christmas,' the signal for American personnel to move immediately to the evacuation points.
Under this plan, CH-53 and CH-46 helicopters were used to evacuate Americans and friendly Vietnamese to ships, including the Seventh Fleet, in the South China Sea.

PAVN had occupied the important points of the city and raised their flag over the South Vietnamese presidential palace.
The event marked the end of the Vietnam War and the start of a transition period to the formal reunification of Vietnam under the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.



ABOUT THE MAP:

You are being placed in the point in time when the outskirts of Saigon fell,
PAVN were moving in the city and the Americans began broadcasting a signal for evacuation.

For the attackers, I set PAVN forces and for the defenders, I set the US Marines cause they would be the ones guarding the Embassy!

OBJECTIVE 1:

American Embassy -
The Biggest evacuation point was from the roof of the American Embassy.
Surrounded by traffic jams, Americans have to destroy all the documents, firepower and help evacuate half a city!
Ammo is placed in the iconic POOL BEHIND THE EMBASSY where all who managed to cross the main gate had to drop their weapons and ammunition before they could be evacuated.

OBJECTIVE 2:

Notre Dame Cathedral -
Caught by surprise Americans bunkered them self up at the entrance to Cathedral with a couple of trucks and sandbags
Ammo is in the American improvised bunker, but the area around is wide open leaving attackers lots of space to choose how they want to attack.
They can move through the park, wrecked city ruins, snipe the defenders from rooftops etc.

OBJECTIVE 3:

Pittman Apartments -
Set as one of the evacuation points the Pittman apartments is rather famous for two things:
1.One of the most famous photographs during the fall of Saigon — the one of the helicopter precariously perched atop a building,
with the pilot leaning out to help a long line of refugees scrambling up a steep ladder.
2.The top Apartments was where CIA officers had stayed in Saigon and many believe it was the CIA base of operation.
That's why you'll find the last floor in the map with documents scattered around and burned in every room!
The nearest ammo is at the Cathedral and the Presidental Palace Tunnel entrance.

OBJECTIVE 4 and 5:

Presidental Palace -
Best known for several things:
1.Last point of resistance, once the PAVN entered the palace they TOOK the power (not excepted the surrender of the president) over Vietnam which ended the war!
2.Also one of the famous photographs during the fall of Saigon — the one when a North Vietnamese Army tank crashed through its gates.
You can actually see the Video of it in the main menu of RS2, and also the PAVN waving a flag at the recognizable pillars of Presidental palace.
3.It was a command center for the war, with map rooms etc.
4.It had a secret escape tunnel under the palace.

The attackers have to win 2 points at the same time to clear the objective and win the war!
Presidental Palace Atrium and Presidental Palace Evacuation Point(The roof).
Presidental Palace Atrium is a small space, 1-way entrance bunker with ammo inside, with one vulnerable place...the roof.
So taking Presidental Palace Evacuation Point first should be the attackers' priority.
Ammo is placed in the Atrium, The 4th-floor bedrooms, the basement entrance to the tunnels and at two tunnel exits in the Palace grounds.



creator: Tisa
uploaded: 3-2-2018

SWSlink: http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=1290001575
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ThatsColin
Thu Feb 08 2018, 09:29AM
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From what I've heard its a real life copy but gameplay wise needs some work what I read on the rs2 discord
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BEERMAN
Thu Feb 08 2018, 12:03PM
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I WANT THIS!
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[40-1] Jolek
Thu Feb 08 2018, 01:29PM

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Can't wait for this
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[T40-1] Snail
Thu Feb 08 2018, 02:25PM
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[40-1 wrote ...
Jolek]
Can't wait for this


+1
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[40-1]Amstel's krieg
Thu Feb 08 2018, 03:06PM
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Yea dude looking forward to this
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[T40-1] Snail
Mon Feb 12 2018, 03:35PM
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Had several sever crashes due to this map :(
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[40-1]Status_Quo
Mon Feb 12 2018, 04:21PM

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It has been removed from rotation for now, also sent some feedback to Tisa.

[ Edited Mon Feb 12 2018, 04:29PM ]
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.stalker
Tue Feb 13 2018, 11:30AM
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Oh Really enjoyed this map. Although b or c was hard to attack on.
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