Vietnam War: Khe Sanh, Marine Patrol & Bombing Run – 250181-06 | Footage Farm Ltd



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[Vietnam War – 1967, Khe Sanh, Marine Patrol & Bombing Run, 28Jun67]
Slate: 28Jun67 1 Plat. 3rd BN 26th Marine Reg. Operation Crockett.
Marines & gear at end of runway sitting, talking & group looking at magazine. View over shoulder. View of sleeping marines on runway. CU of Clawsen. LS, men putting on packs, camouflage grass in helmets, walk w/ weapons to board large Chinook helicopter from rear. In flight.
05:05:19 Slate. Same. Camera Cpl Hall. Men standing in tall grass on hilltop of ridgeline. Moving thru grass. MCU past camera. CU feet.
05:06:08 Men resting on hillside, others walking past. CUs. Men resting, smoking. CU fitting grenade (?)onto launcher. Marine w/ bazooka barrel. Smoking & relaxing, laughing.
05:08:02 Slate: same. Fighter bombers making passes left-to-right dropping bombs, seen falling & exploding beneath Marines on ridgeline w/ heavy black smoke. Several bombing runs in same place.
05:08:46 Marine watching thru binoculars, others sitting on dirt hillside. CUs. GOOD.
05:09:10 Sniper beside Marine w/ binoculars, firing. View towards enemy position.
05:10:40 Slate: same. Fighter bomber from right to left making bombing run w/ explosions. Multiple passes & explosions. GOOD.
05:12:02 Marines on hillside watching; standing. MCUs. Marine on radiotelephone watching bombing run
Fighting; Battles;
Note: Operation Crockett was Search & Destroy operation. 28Jun was after midnight mortar attack on Khe Sanh. This was probably response on Hill 689 ridgeline, observed from Hill 861.
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