Soldiers disembark at Dong Tam river raider camp in Vietnam, during the Vietnam War. Profile of a soldier looking on. Two UH-1D helicopters on the ground. Soldiers debark and carry luggage. CV-7 Caribou aircraft lands and soldiers debark with luggage. The ramp is paved with Marsden pierced steel matting. Sign at the camp reading 'Welcome to Dong Tam River Raider Camp.'
Hospital facilities at Camp Dong Tam. Typical outdoor covered walkway of a military hospital is seen at Camp Dong Tam, in Mekong Delta of South Vietnam, during the Vietnam War. Sign above the walkway identifies it as the 3rd Surgical Hospital. Camera pans sandbagged quonset huts housing elements of the hospital. Outdoor cooling unit with pipes running to provide air conditioning to quonset huts. Closeup of areas between sand bagged quonset huts. The feet of a soldier seen as he raises dust while walking across the barren terrain in the area.
Special Service area in Dong Tam, Vietnam. Board of Reliable Academy. Entry gate of academy Head Quarters. Board of special services recreation Center. Special service area at Dong Tam. Boards of Special Services Library and Dong Tam Library.
A U.S. Navy Riverine Armored Troop Carrier "Tango" Boat (ATC) backing to a dock. It displays American flag. Letters "T-91-7" are stenciled on its stern. Crew members aft, ready to secure it. They secure lines to the dock. A sign on boat reads:"Casrep Seven." A dozen similar boats are tied up in a line at the dock. Camera shifts to a sign on shore reading:"Dong Tam Fleet Landing, Admin boats only." Image stops after TC:01:33 and wild sound only follows to end.
American soldiers nail siding boards into place on the exterior of their new mess hall at the Dong Tam Base Camp in South Vietnam, during the Vietnam War. Lots of hammering is heard from other workers (unseen). A wide strip, of what appears to be fine screening or plastic, has been fastened around the structure, above the top siding boards. Camera moves back revealing the wider construction site, with several men at work. One soldier stands near an M149 (400 gallon) Water Buffalo trailer. Other wooden buildings are seen at the camp.
Dredging operations at U.S. "Brown Water Navy" Base Camp, Dong Tam, South Vietnam, during the Vietnam War. Mud and water flowing out the end of a dredge pipe. A man in shorts, wearing a combat helmet, is monitoring the operation in the background. Closeup of that man standing ankle-deep in mud. Closeup of the high-volume output at the end of the dredge pipe. A caterpillar tractor moves mud to form a berm. Closeup of the tractor blade moving mud. More views of the tractor at work. Closeup of a Vietnamese man at the tractor controls. View at some distance from the dredge pipe and berm.