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.
Republic of Korea (ROK) troops' Rest and Relaxation (R&R) trip to Bangkok. Boats along the canal bank in the city. Men and women wearing coolie hats in boats. Wat Arun or the Temple of Dawn across the Chao Phraya river. The temple and its surrounding grounds. People climb up and down the temple steps. The skyline of Bangkok as seen from the temple. Boats in the canal and houses on the banks.
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.)
Republic of Korea (ROK) troops' Rest and Relaxation (R&R) trip to Bangkok. The Chao Phraya river in the city. Barges and boats in the river. Bridges across the river. Houses along the shore. Palm fringed backwaters. Vegetable and fruit sellers in their boats. Sellers wearing coolie hats.
Republic of Korea (ROK) troops' Rest and Relaxation (R&R) trip to Bangkok. ROK troops boarding a Pan American Douglas DC-6 aircraft. The aircraft in flight. Aerial view of the shoreline from the DC-6 window. The aircraft during approach and landing. The soldiers get off the aircraft, vans arrive to pick them up. A group of soldiers sightseeing. They board a sightseeing boat. Boats and ferries in the water. Soldiers with women in the boat.
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.