Tet Offensive Attack On Tan Son Nhut AFB – 250191-02 | Footage Farm Ltd



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[Vietnam War – Color, 1968: Tet Offensive Attack On Tan Son Nhut AFB, Saigon 31Jan-02Feb68]
Aerial of heavy black smoke thru windshield of UH-1B flying over city of Saigon, showing fire & smoke rising from the Vietcong position after being attacked by gunships. Returning & circling over Tan Son Nhut AFB. End slate: 02Feb68 Camera: McCawley.
02:08:49 Slate: 01Feb68 Camera: Maucher. MS Dead Vietcong / V.C. at end of Tan Son Nhut runway; LS troops fanning out in field at Tan Son Nhut, smoke rising from a small fire in grass; men look for dead. ARVNs & GIs look at rocket on the ground. MCU rocket.
02:09:23 MS & MCU Dead Vietcong lying in grass.
02:09:32 MS ARVN w/ grenade; MCU ARVN laying grenade on dead vietcong. LS ARVN soldiers in field.
02:09:49 MLS CH-47C helicopter landing, kicking up dust.
02:10:19 MCU Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal man / EOD man stripping a dead vietcong as army photographer in FG takes pictures. MCU.
02:10:40 CU Looking down on Communist B-40 rocket & other weapons laying on grass. 24) CU Hand grenades laying near the body as EOD members strip a V.C.
02:10:54 MS EOD member carrying rockets & putting them in a pile. CU Pile of captured rockets & grenades.
02:11:08 Soldiers off army bus; relieve men in field who return to bus.
02:11:43 Slate: same. MS UH-1B taking off from Tan Son Nhut, moving off to right. Group of armed soldiers walking past.
02:12:05 MS Medics carry wounded man from UH-1B on stretcher. MCU Wounded GI lifted from UH-1B & put on stretcher. MCU Two ambulances, drive off to right.
02:12:38 MCU GIs w/ bandoliers & rifles walk past camera on tarmac. MCU UH-1B landing. Walking wounded hurried off. CU UH-1B being refueled.
02:13:55 CU Man re-arming UH-1B, CU long ammo belt put into UH-1B for waist guns. CU Men move box from ‘copter. UH-1B lifting off, moving back slowly.
02:14:36 LA LS A-1H Skyraider over Tan Son Nhut making bombing passes at V.C. positions at end of runway; PAN, showing explosions going off at far end of runway, fires are also burning.
02:15:03 Night, lights of UH-1B returning.
02:15:42 ELS Explosions at far end of runway, red ball of fire from A-1H attacks on V.C. positions: lights of another ‘copter into scene. LS Two points of light looking towards far end of runway in otherwise complete darkness..
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