1968-69 Vietnam Footage (8mm)



Some footage from Hill 55. The Chapel on the morning after being hit by a rocket and air strikes near Hill 55.

Some footage from Da Nang ammo dump explosion near the end of the video.
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3 thoughts on “1968-69 Vietnam Footage (8mm)

  1. Bill Balleza says:

    Still smell those burning shitters

  2. According to official USMC records there were two 140mm rockets that hit the chapel and bunker.

  3. 0:000:19  Hill 55 Chapel on fire after being hit by a rocket the prior night.
    0:202:45  F-4 air strikes near Hill 55
    5:336:16  Some of the guys from  HQ Battery, 1/11
    6:318:21  More Hill 55 Chapel after being hit by a rocket.
    10:2311:10  LOH taking off
    11:1313:25 Scenes from HQ Battery, 1/11 site near Hill 327
    13:2613:48  Some of the earliest footage of the DaNang ammo dump blowing up
    14:0015:40  Vietnamese children
    17:4018:10  First Marine Division HQ with Lt. Hart
    18:5319:02  More early shots of the DaNang ammo dump exploding
    19:1219:33  More early shots of the DaNang ammo dump exploding

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