U.S. 1st Air Cavalry Division armed with M-16 rifles advance in a grassy area of Ankhe, South Vietnam, during a training mission. Soldiers aim with their rifles and advance. Soldiers descend from a hovering CH-47 helicopter using a rope ladder.
A U.S. Army 1st Air Cavalry Division soldier equipped with an E63 personnel detector manpack, advances through a jungle area during training in Ankhe, South Vietnam. He signals to his buddy, that his E63 is malfunctioning. He assumes an alert defensive posture, as his buddy opens the manpack and checks its internal components. Interior view of the E63 shows air transport fan and chemicals.
Aerial views of the U.S. Army 1st Cavalry Division area at Ankhe in South Vietnam. View of the runway on Ankhe Airfield. An aircraft taxied near the runway. View of inflated rubber tanks, Hong Kong Mountain, tents, other structures and several military vehicles.
OV-1 plane takes off from the Ankhe Airfield of U.S. 1st Cavalry Division in South Vietnam. View of control tower of Ankhe Airfield. C-130 taxis to unloading area. 1st Cavalry Division's welcome sign on airfield.
Operation Thayer II by First Air Cavalry Division of United States Army in Ankhe, South Vietnam. A CH-54 helicopter of United States flies with surgical pod near hills. Agricultural farms and village as seen from the helicopter in flight. Crewmen work on another helicopter at the base. The CH-54 during its flight seen from another helicopter. The CH-54 lands.
Operation Thayer II by First Air Cavalry Division of United States Army in Ankhe, South Vietnam. Soldiers of Fire Support Center dig ground nearby their camp. Soldiers discover fragments of Viet Cong mortar shells from wet quagmire and collect them. Bullet holes in conex containers. Soldiers dig with shovel and army knife. Cabins, jeeps and other soldiers at the base.