Vietnam – 1968, Vietcong Attack on 2nd Field Forces Post – 250079-04



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[Vietnam – 1968, Vietcong Attack on 2nd Field Forces Post & Tan Hit Areas During Tet, 31Jan68]
Slate: 31Jan68 Second Field Forces. Wilhite. Pan w/ soldier walking thru mess of rags, striped marker poles, grenades, bags, knapsacks. (PAVN equipment.)
12:23:48 CU dead; upper part of body, leg; corpse with smashed skull.
12:24:45 Pan, LS of area after sweep. APCs, soldiers walk past. Helicopter flies over wires and poles. Pan continues to wood shacks; a few soldiers run. Smoke in bg. LS, bunker in fg and beyond, flat area with barbed wire, wooden building.
12:26:19 Slate: as above. Soldiers follow M-113 APCs; advance in rubble. Two men w/ soldier who has been wounded slightly. Heavily burning shack. Wounded crawls close to APC.
12:27:21 Soldiers advance across brush; past shacks burning. CUs wounded. APCs past burning shacks. Soldiers between APCs fire rifles. Machine gun fired from APC. Soldiers firing M16 rifles as they follow APC. RV, they advance under cover of M113 APCs.
12:28:49 Slate: illegible. F4 (Phantom) jets (singly) in far distance drop napalm. Explosions. (overexposed).
12:29:44 UH1 helicopter on ground pocked w/ bullet holes.
12:30:17 Wounded Vietcong on ground; pan to other VCs, most of them dead. One sitting up & almost smiling.
12:31:33 Slate: as above. Helicopter over; Vietcong (?) laying on ground outside barbed wire fence. Pan across the post area. Soldiers hugging side of sandbagged bunker during attack. Helicopter over. Shack burning seen thru barbed wire, tank moving & soldiers following as smoke moves in. Pan smoke & helicopters.
12:33:43 Damaged vehicles in motor pool.
12:34:20 Slate: 23Feb68. Camera: Kramer ORDNANCE TEST OF M72 LAW, ROCKET HE 66MM: Longbinh, South Vietnam. Pan, test range. Zoom in on target tank. NOTE: nothing of use seen.
Vietnam War; 1968 Tet Offensive; Horrors of War; Fighting; Battles;
NOTE: Tet Offensive began 30Jan68.
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40 thoughts on “Vietnam – 1968, Vietcong Attack on 2nd Field Forces Post – 250079-04

  1. Fan One piece says:

    Fuck america ( 1945) 😡

  2. Rick Astley Real says:

    My grandpa served in the war

  3. Aries Totle says:

    This should be shown to kids who love and plays Call of Dut or any other War Games

  4. Jerry Winn says:

    People still don't know the consequences of war

  5. Jesse Marcel says:

    Imagine if the rich had to fight their own wars.

  6. Hans Hanss says:

    The scarry things about this, that I don't get disturbed

  7. srinivas lakshman says:

    Vietnam should have been nuked

  8. Ken Rudder says:

    Some things can never be erased from your mind. Real war.

  9. Laras Hati says:

    so glad those Yankees dead.

  10. Toomanypasta says:

    Damn most of these comments are racist as fuck

  11. Nguyễn Minh Tuân says:

    Our Vietnamese heros fought for the nation. for freedom and independence. from the invaders

  12. Alhagie Bobb says:

    The enemies are the Americas

  13. Kahlü Sütve says:

    american democracy

  14. Epixmontages - Montages and More! says:

    War is hell it really is

  15. Mig 9Byninteen says:

    Damn that one dude's head get shellway the dude in the red shirt..

  16. poopy woopy says:

    i hope the guy in the thumbnail survived

  17. Slashy Bashy says:

    According to my grandmother my great great grandfather is somewhere in this footage

  18. Jerome Uriega says:

    DONALD CHUMP Coward

  19. Hxtr3d 666 says:

    I would kill to go kill in the Vietnam war

  20. Horrifying images and footage. This must never happen again. War is hell!

  21. Gandalf der türkise says:

    There you See how the reality is to die as a war hero…

  22. Thomas Torres says:

    Somebody's gotta fight the evil

  23. Why did the guy in the thumbnail look like chris pratt

  24. Nothing glorious about war.

  25. Huy Xuân Nguyễn says:

    American soiders at that time is a big Vietnamese enermy, It was a bad choise to attacked Vietnam, waste life for noting cause amarican still losed at the end.

  26. Light Zero says:

    Jesus Christ is Lord

  27. Laurel Wood says:

    All these Young men, boys……all for what???? For what???

  28. Jacob Farrell says:

    Some of those Vietcong were probably high off of Good Heroin or Opium

  29. Don Holbert says:

    There's no person I respect more than a Vietnam veteran.

  30. Bodohyono says:

    When you drop bomb in their home, this is what you get….. America still droping bomb in foreign country today

  31. herointec says:

    reality of war. i was really high a couple days ago watching this and never in my life have i felt how i felt when i first watched this yeah i watch bestgore and people getting killed in brazil but this takes the cake man i can’t imagine what these kids went through seeing this shit in real life i felt so sick i felt nauseous i almost wanted to throw up i’m currently stuck at 8:01 i don’t think i would be finishing this

  32. Nomad Hawk says:

    1:33 waz hes head blasted by some anti tank rifle???

  33. Phúc Nguyễn says:

    Fuck communist

  34. ASOPOS MythArrow says:

    We people have such potential but never use the potential i want fight with alien's not with human race
    And we.shold.find who created human beings
    And go to other planets make colonies
    War in the world
    Waste a time.
    Please keep your anger and hate for aliens

  35. pRoJect 45 says:

    The fact that there is no sound makes this video even more disturbing

  36. Stanky's Brickfilms says:

    Nightmare fuel
    War is hell, boys.

  37. Junkinoxi38 Al savir says:

    Sadness

  38. This is the war history of the USA. Every conflict America has been in since the Foundation of the country only two wars have been just war's first and second World Wars. The rest have been genocidal war's against civilian populations.

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