Communist Massacre in Hue, Vietnam. Atrocities by the Viet Cong on the residents of Hue following the 1968 Tet offensive. Machine guns fire and bomb explosions. People flee Hue during siege of the city. Refugees with belongings run as city is bombed. Houses burn and woman cries. Civilians flee across pontoon bridge laid across boats next to wrecked Truong Tien steel bridge. Carts, rickshaws, and vehicles abandoned in the streets.
Scenes of Vietnamese people as they flee Hue during communist siege of the city in 1968 Tet offensive during the Vietnam War. Refugees with belongings run as city is bombed. Houses burned. Woman cries after crossing remains of a destroyed bridge over river. Scenes changes to one year later: Long line of Vietnamese on way to newly discovered mass grave on March 25, 1969. Vietnamese civilians dig and on March 27, 1969 they begin to uncover bodies in the sand which show signs of torture. Locals try to identify dead. Second mass grave uncovered. Dead bodies and body parts. Third mass burial uncovered. Men at local authorities meeting. Assembly point for hundreds of coffins. Incense burning. Mourners at coffin. Coffin opened and woman looks at remains. Flowers and incense burning on coffins. Buddhist ceremonies shows coffins prepared for procession. Women grieve. Shrine at cemetery.
After discovering mass grave in Hue. Grieving women and shrine at meeting point for hundreds of grave. Mourners near coffins. Coffins prepared for procession. Incense and flowers burn on coffin. Bamboo sticks tied with coffin. Women cry. Mourners in coolie hats. Coffins carried by men. Funeral procession moves ahead. Procession on its way to cemetery. Mourners wear coolie hats in procession. Procession extends for miles. Procession arrives at cemetery. Shrine in cemetery. Civilians and military authorities at cemetery. Burial begins.
Activities during the Vietnam War of United States Marines in Hue, Vietnam during the 1968 Tet offensive. United States Marines prepare to fire a 106mm M40 recoilless rifle. The marines fire a 3.5" M20 rocket launcher. A marine in a flak vest kneels down on the ground and inspects a M29 81mm Mortar. A marine bent over the M29 81mm Mortar assists him. Other marines with camouflaged helmets look at nearby building. A damaged building. Columns of smoke rise from the building. The M29 81mm Mortar team fires a mortar. A marine sticks a ramrod down the tube of the mortar and then pulls it out. A marine places a 106mm recoiless rifle on the tripod. He adjusts the 106mm RR for firing out of a window. A marine stacks fallen lumber. Trees in the background. Marines carrying M16 rifles stand near a brick wall. A dirt road in the foreground. The barrel from a 106mm m40 recoiless rifle moves. A building in the background.
Vietnamese civilians walk along road, carrying their belongings. AVRN (Army of the Republic of Vietnam) soldiers on road. Sign on side of the building reads, 'HUE MACV COMPUND'. Many marines stand and walk in area. Jeeps and trucks near Hue MACV Compound building. The U.S. flag on a building. View above MACV Compound. Trees in area. The U.S. flag and white smoke rises in the background.
A damaged house during the battle of Hue in Vietnam. Soldiers running. Piled sacks near a wall. Soldiers with guns. A soldier talk on radio set. People fleeing Hue. People crossing a bridge. People go on bicycles. A board reads "BO-TU-LENH-SU-DOAN". Soldiers walk on road. AARVN counter attack on the citadel with F-4 close air support. Dead bodies of Viet Cong soldiers and their weapons in rubble.