United States airmen from Takhli RTAFB sightseeing in Bangkok, Thailand during the Vietnam War. United states Air Force personnel on R&R in Bangkok. They visit temple Wat Arun which is located on the bank of the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok. They take pictures. They climb up the stairs of Wat Arun temple. Boats in the river with the temple in the foreground. Tourists sightseeing around the temple.
Japanese forces entering Thailand, December,1941, in World War 2. Views of trucks filled with Japanese troops making their way through the countryside and into the capital, Bangkok. Japanese flags are visible many places. Japanese troops take up positions throughout the city. A Japanese soldier distributes leaflets to a crowd of local people. Among landmarks seen in the capital, Bangkok, are the Democracy monument and the American Consulate. (Note: Thailand declared war on the United States,January 25, 1942. After brief incarceration, the U.S.Ambassador, Willys R. Peck, left Thailand on June 29, 1942.)
Places in Nha Trang and Bangkok. The street of Nha Trang, Vietnam. Local Vietnamese women with children. Women in coolie hats sell goods on the roadside. The vegetable market. Pedestrians and cyclists on the street. Buildings and stores in the commercial district. A jewelry store. Republic of Korea (ROK) troops' Rest and Relaxation (R&R) trip to Bangkok. The streets of Bangkok. A temple and ground in the city. Soldiers click pictures. Shrines and statues in temples. New hotels including the Ra-Jah Hotel and the Nana Hotel. Cars parked at the entrance to the hotels.
Premier of the movie 'The Ugly American' in Bangkok, Thailand. Hollywood star Marlon Brando and producer-director George Englund arrive in Bangkok for the premier of the movie. They get off a plane and are being welcomed as photographers take pictures. President Milton Rackmill and Vice President Americo Aboaf of the Universal Pictures at the airport. A large number of distinguished guests at the premier of the movie. King Bhumibol and Queen Sirkit arrive for the premier.
Citizens in Bangkok, Thailand. View of a street in Bangkok. Buses and vehicles on road. Soldiers douse the fire caused by American bombing. Soldiers and citizens fight fire.
United States Army Air Force B-29 Superfortress bombers in action in Thailand during World War II. Men work in a plant in the United States as they manufacture B-29 bombers. Men work on the body of the aircraft. In China, fuel barrels being loaded onto an aircraft for transporting. Chinese troops roll the barrels and pile them up at an air base for refueling B-29 aircraft. Fuel being unloaded from the barrels into a huge storage tank. Piled up barrels. A B-29 aircraft takes off and in flight. The Rama VIII Bridge in Bangkok, Thailand being bombarded by the B-29s. Bombs impact and billows of smoke rise up.