This is a short film trailer. To buy the whole 60 minute video, please go to our site at https://militaryvideo.com/. The video contains both told segments and quiet movie clips. The video begins with a brief history of the department’s projects in WWII and Korea, and looks at the training soldiers from the 11th Air Assault Division received at Fort Benning to develop the principle of air mobility. Includes excellent scenes of elements of the 1st Air Cavalry leaving Fort Benning, GA by bus and train for release to Vietnam. Video information the department’s landing in Vietnam in 1965, the airlift to the system’s base camp at An Khe, and the cavalry’s participation in numerous battle operations.
Sectors in the video consist of newsreel video footage of the 1st Cavalry in heavy battle in Bong Son, operations by the 2nd Brigade in July 1967, and the guys of Company D, 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry on a search and damage objective in May 1967. There is likewise a narrated section focusing on 1st Cavalry mechanics repairing helicopters at the Division’s base camp at An Khe. The video consists of sections of Bob Hope’s check outs to the division’s base camp in 1965 and 1967.