1967 Operation Cedar Falls 250221-08 | Footage Farm



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[Vietnam War – Color, 1967, USA: Operation Cedar Falls, 09-11Jan67]
Slate: illegible. Soldier looking into tunnel entrance.
15:02:51 Armored personnel carrier (APC) moving at edge of dirt road, following camera car. Uncovered tank trap. CUs. CU box of mines. Soldier at tunnel entrance moves foliage aside.
15:03:35 Flash slate: 09Jan67 Camera: Dawson. APCs & troops passing Vietnamese on dirt road. Helicopter overhead. POV passing parked APC & ??. Tanks & APC in underbrush; troops standing / walking around them on narrow lane.
15:03:55 Troops moving thru underbrush; removing bicycle & bottles from tunnel & searching bushes. CUs.
15;04:45 Camera problem.
15:05:05 LS Tunnel entrance; explosion.
15:05:27 Slate: 10Jan67 Dawson, R3 11th Arm Cav. Soldier preparing charge for detonation & in tunnel entrance. Troops relax on top of armored personnel carriers; helicopter overhead & lands.
15:07:05 POV from APC moving thru underbrush & field.
15:07:30 Slate: PFC Krajacich ( ?) Jan67. (out of focus of armored personnel carriers. Men sitting on top of M48 Patton tank; Slate: Dawson. 10Jan67. POV from APC leaving base camp, helicopter overhead. Vehicles passing. Parked M48 w/ crew on top, CU ace of spades.
15:09:33 Slate: Pfc Krajacich Jan67. Soldier wearing armored vest sitting on top of tank, POV thru brush. parked APC ? or M48 tank w/ track damage.
15:10:30 Leader.
15:10:24 Rear of APC & ?? in metal box. CU across parked tank w/ helmets on top. LS bulldozer backing over muddy field behind artillery. APC column & M48 tanks past on narrow road leaving base camp, parked equipment under trees in background. Soldier cleaning / oiling M60 machine gun w/ paint brush.
15:12:21 Slate: Roll 11 11Jan67. POV passing soldiers on top of tank; LS huts burning at edge of forest. MS burning house. POV past destroyed buildings. Vietnamese sitting smoking beside APC w/ open door.
15:13:12 APC past on narrow dirt road. Slate PFC Krajacich. Roll 10-12. POV from vehicle, troops on APCs in field. Troops sleeping inside APC.
15:14:29 Aerial of battle area, smoke rising. Low over small village, APCs parked. Farm fields. Smoking craters in forest.
15:16:29 Troops on & around M48 tank with track damage, CU of broken track.
15:16:43 APC thru woods, pan to broken ??. Soldiers working around broken tank, attaching tow bar. CU destroyed track.
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