Vietnam War – Operation Ranch Hand Pt2/2 221489-02 | Footage Farm



Footage Farm is a historical audio-visual library. The footage in this video constitutes an unedited historical document and has been uploaded for research purposes. Some viewers may find the archive material upsetting. Footage Farm does not condone the views expressed in this video.
For broadcast quality material of this clip or to know more about our Public Domain collection, contact us at info@footagefarm.co.uk Footage Farm is a historical audio-visual library. The footage in this video constitutes an unedited historical document and has been uploaded for research purposes. Some viewers may find the archive material upsetting. Footage Farm does not condone the views expressed in this video.
If you wish to acquire broadcast quality material of this reel or want to know more about our Public Domain collection, contact us at info@footagefarm.co.uk
04-17Apr68
Air to air UC-123B in flight; landing (V. Dark).
Silhouetted planes in distance spraying defoliant over ridge.
22:11:27 High angle distant shot of planes spraying over dark forest of A Shau Valley. Leader.
22:13:49 Slate. Vietnamese military men fill 55 gallon drums in back of truck w/ Herbicide Butyl (name visible on drums) from storage tanks. Truck leaves. US army man working pump & valves.
22:15:57 Hose pulled over to UC-123B by two men. Leader.
22:16:28 Aerial of UC-123B ahead of camera plane towards mountains. Closer view descending, LS F-100 flying cover.
22:17:15 UC-123B low towards mountain ridge & releasing spray, making run over ridge line w/ spray drifting onto windshield of camera plane. Higher angle of spraying. Leader.
/a>