Vietnam War: 173rd Airborne Brigade – 250029-04 | Footage Farm Ltd



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[Vietnam – Color, 1965, 1965: 173rd Airborne Brigade Activities, 29-30Jul65]
Slate: 29Jul65. American soldiers in full combat gear walk across field to waiting UH1D helicopters. Soldiers board a UH-1D.
08:34:59 Interior. LS, UH-1Ds take off.
08:35:22 Aerials. UH1Ds in flight. Clouds & terrain seen below. GOOD
08:35:54 MS, two Negro / Black soldiers seated in airborne UH1D. Pilot at controls in flight. UH1Ds land in field. Helicopters fly off. V
08:36:19 Soldiers on alert advance thru rice paddies.
08:36:56 Soldier fires M72 light antitank weapon (LAW) into the jungle. Soldiers in rice paddy. Tilt up to formation of UH-1Ds flying over. GOOD.
08:37:27 Slate: 29Jul65. Two soldiers check equipment as they rest in jungle. Troops walk single file thru grass; UH1Ds land.
08:38:05 Soldiers of 1st Bn debark from helicopters, rush across field. UH1Ds take off. GOOD.
08:38:37 Slate: 29Jul65. Helicopters landing, unloading, leaving.
08:39:08 ELS, jet plane zooms in and drops napalm on mountainside. Soldiers in foreground. Helicopter lifts pallet w/ ??
08:39:36 Soldier cleans sight of M16 rifle.
08:39:45 29Jul65. Helicopter lands on mountaintop. Soldiers unload ammunition cases from helicopter.
08:40:16 Flat grassy field, gun crew of 319th Artillery camouflage 105mm Howitzer w/ branches.
08:40:54 30Jul65. Soldier of 2d Brigade, 1st Inf Div seated on 155mm Howitzer & eating tinned ration. LS, 155mm Howitzers in positions.
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NOTE: Very good quality & coverage. Many helicopters!
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