Views from an aircraft circling counterclockwise over the large area occupied by elements of the U.S. 25th Infantry Division at Cu Chi, Vietnam. Among the sites seen at the camp are: the C-123 airstrip; CH-47 areas; 1/8 ARTY (1st Battalion, 8th Field Artillery Regiment); 2/77 ARTY; 1/6 ARTY; 3/13 ARTY; 2/27 Infantry; 65th and 554th Engineer Battalions; 125th and 36th Signal Battalions; 12th Medical Evacuation and 25th Medical Battalions; 3/4 Cavalry, 2nd Battalion, 14th Infantry (Golden Dragons) and others.
Aerial view of 25th Infantry Division Headquarters Base Camp in Cu Chi, North West of Saigon, Vietnam. View of 'Tropic Lightning' insignia on ground.
The body of Ho Chi Minh, lying in State, following his death, on September 2, 1969. during the Vietnam War. Recounting scenes of war, revolution and violence associated with Ho Chi Minh's life and struggles. An aircraft in flight drops bombs. A smoke column rises from explosions. People weep. Prisoners executed in a field. Pile of dead bodies, in front of clusters of Christian crosses.
U.S. soldiers fire howitzers at 25th Infantry Division Headquarters in Cu Chi, Vietnam. Use of FADAC (Field Artillery Digital Automatic Computer) in U.S. 25th Infantry Division Headquarters. Battery D, 3rd Battalion, 13th Artillery, 25th Infantry Division fire M-110 SP 8-inch howitzer mounted on tank. A crewman carries canister. Another round is loaded and fired. Two men put shell on loader up to the howitzer. The howitzer is elevated. The crewman tightens fuse on the ground and hands it up on cradle.
Battery D, 3rd Battalion, 13th Artillery, 25th Infantry Division makes use of FADAC (Field Artillery Digital Analysis Computer) at Division Headquarters in Cu Chi, Vietnam. Two soldiers of 25th Infantry Division carry FADAC into an M-577 Command-Post armored vehicle. A computer is set up and connected. FADAC panel in view. A 400-cycle 110 Volt generator. Interiors of the M-577 shows an operator operating the computer.
U.S. 25th Infantry Division makes use of FADAC (Field Artillery Digital Automatic Computer) at Division Headquarters in Cu Chi, Vietnam. A PFC (Private First Class) receives the orders for the fire mission over a radio. A computer operator feeds the information into a computer. View of a computer panel. The operator makes notes. A lieutenant, executive officer, checks mission on the FDC (Fire Direction Center) chart and plots on the chart. A telephone operator talks over a phone.