This silent, raw footage from the Vietnam War shows U.S. Army and South Vietnamese troops examining a large cache of arms captured from the Viet Cong. At :29, an African American soldier shows off an RPG round. The weapons shown at :45 include many wrapped for storage underground. At 1:12, boxes of ammunition are shown off, many of the boxes look Chinese or Soviet in origin. At 1:34 an African American soldier writes a report. At 1:50 belts of ammunition are shown along with what appear to be cooking supplies. At 2:30, an American armored personnel carrier is shown on the move. More weapons at 2:47. At 2:58 the opening of a Viet Cong tunnel is shown; another is shown at 3:12 and another at 3:24. More boxes of ammunition are visible.At 3:35, large artillery type rounds are removed from an underground cache. At 3:53, captured weapons are loaded onto a Huey helicopter. At 4:09 the helicopter takes off. At 4:19, troops including an African American soldier examine the weapons. At 4:30, large caliber weapons including .50 caliber machine guns are shown off. At 5:40 RPG type cannons. At 5:55 what might be det cord is visible. At 6:40 a Chinook comes in for a landing. Troops pose with enemy flags at 7:46, including a Communist flag at 8:01. At 8:10, South Vietnamese journalists film the cache.

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