Vietnam War: Operation Market Time – 250029-08 | Footage Farm Ltd



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[Vietnam – 1966, Operation Market Time, 17Apr66]
Slate: 17Apr66. Crew members of USS LOYALTY (MSO457 / MSO-457) on the fantail; men getting ready to fire small arms for practice. CU Crewman picking up a rifle & inserting a clip. Several crew members on fantail. MS Man firing a rifle from stern of MSO.
09:24:11 CU behind man firing the rifle. MS Officer tossing a can over side of ship. CU Crewman firing the rifle, rapid fire out over stern of ship. MS Crewman firing a submachine gun, SMG, out over stern.
09:25:08 MS Tin can in the wake, bullets striking the water nearby. MS Tin can being hit by a bullet in wake of ship, very good shooting.
09:25:59 CU Crewmen watching the firing. CU Telephone talker on deck, talking into his phone as he looks out over the water; pan to face of another crewman standing on deck. CU Man with a clipboard on fantail taking score of the men while they are firing. CU Photographer with a movie camera shooting over the right shoulder of one of the crew firing a rifle.
09:27:01 MCU Crewman firing a machine gun out over the wake. HA MS Looking out over fantail, showing several of crew w/ backs to camera looking out over the wake. HA MCU Looking down over men on fantail w/ one man firing a 45 cal. pistol.
09:28:33 CU Crewman firing a 30 Cal. Machine gun mounted on rail of ship. MCU Crewman belting Machine gun, pulling back the lever & turning gun over to another man; man commences firing the Machine gun. CU Machine gun at the ship’s rail. CU Looking down over ammo on a drum; men are loading clips.
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