Recreation activities at the United Service Organizations (USO) in Chu Lai, South Vietnam during the Vietnam War. Entrance of the USO building. Sign boards reads: 'Welcome', 'USO Chu Lai'. Few soldiers enter and leave the building. Interior of the building. Soldiers relax in a lounge. Other soldiers relax and enjoy at a beach. A helicopter in flight over the beach. Some soldiers at the USO snack bar on the beach. Water tower marked with 'USO'. U.S. Army Motion Picture cameraman filming the beach.
Activities of the American 1st Cavalry Division in Chu Lai, South Vietnam during the Vietnam War. M113 Armored Personnel carriers (APCs) with soldiers atop in rice paddy. They move out on the rice paddy. M113s cross the paddies and approach a tree line. Smoke arises on the field.
Recreation activities at the United Service Organizations (USO) in Chu Lai, South Vietnam during the Vietnam War. Soldiers relax and enjoy at the beach. Some soldiers play in surf. Other soldiers relax on the beach and watch the soldiers play. A sign board reads: 'Sorry No'.
Activities of the American 1st Cavalry Division in Chu Lai, South Vietnam. The United States Army UH-1D Iroquois helicopter being signaled to land in the rice paddy. Soldiers rush towards the helicopter and unload mermite food container mail and other supplies from the helicopter. The helicopter takes off. Soldiers carry off the supplies. Mail being distributed to the soldiers.
Elephant being airlifted from Trang Phuc to Chu Lai Air Base in Vietnam during the Vietnam War. 463L loader rolls up to the a United States Ari Force Lockheed C-130E Hercules aircraft at the Chu Lai Air Base. Pallet, with drugged elephant wrapped in cargo net and secured with straps, being unloaded from the aircraft onto the loader. The loader being driven away. Soldiers walk on the air base. A United States Marine Corps (USMC) CH-53A Sea Stallion flies in toward the loader.. The aircraft flies away with elephant on the pallet, suspended underneath.
Elements of three U.S. Marine Battalions land at Chu Lai in Quang Tin Province, South Vietnam during the Vietnam War. Vietnamese soldiers with Vietnam flag on top of an Armored Personnel Carrier (APC). Marine on one knee holding a rifle. A marine smokes a pipe as he walks with a rifle. Marines walk inland. Lieutenant Commander John P Byrnes of 4th Marines Division, 2nd Battalion talks to a marine officer. Landing Craft Utility (LCU) off shore. Marine walks in water carrying flags.