ARVN (Army of the Republic of Vietnam) soldiers being extracted by helicopters after Operation Lam Son 719 in Laos during the Vietnam War. U.S. Army Bell UH-1 Iroquois (Huey) parked on a hilltop. and several in flight around Route 9. One chopper on ground with the rotor blades spinning. ARVN soldiers around the chopper. Soldiers seated in the chopper that takes off. Hills in the background. A Huey in flight over military trucks and artillery at a camp. South Vietnamese soldiers in groups at the landing zone. They prepare to evacuate the camp. Soldiers with back packs seated and standing. Three U.S. Army soldiers converse. Military trucks in the background. Vietnamese soldiers with back packs and guns walk in one direction. A Continental tire on a military jeep with a 'Ben Hai' sign and insignia. A South Vietnamese soldier with a military water bottle. A soldier signals a helicopter as it approaches for landing.
U.S. and ARVN (Army of the Republic of Vietnam) soldiers being extracted by helicopters after Operation Lam Son 719 in Laos during the Vietnam War. South Vietnamese soldiers on a hill top around Route 9. U.S. Army Bell UH-1 Iroquois (Huey) in flight over the hills. One chopper approaches the hill for landing. Soldiers seated and standing await evacuation. A South Vietnamese soldiers stands with a portable rocket launcher. Soldiers around the stationary chopper. Soldiers seated in the helicopter.
U.S. soldier lights a green smoke signal as U.S. Army Bell UH-1 Iroquois (Huey) helicopters approach the landing zone. U.S. soldiers direct landing UH-1 Iroquois (Huey) helicopters as they arrive to extract ARVN (Army of the Republic of Vietnam) soldiers from area of Route 9, in Laos, after Operation Lam Son 719 during the Vietnam War. Soldiers signal as the choppers land. Soldiers direct South Vietnamese troops into the choppers. Several more UH-1s approach for landing. ARVN soldiers seated in the helicopters as they take off. Soldiers signal the helicopters as they land. ARVN soldiers board numerous helicopters as they land and take off in rapid succession.
ARVN (Army of the Republic of Vietnam) soldiers assembled for evacuation after Operation Lam Son 719 in Laos during the Vietnam War. South Vietnamese soldiers on a hill top near Route 9. U.S. soldiers signal U.S. Army Bell UH-1 Iroquois (Huey) helicopters for landing. South Vietnamese soldiers hold onto their helmets and board waiting choppers under direction of ARVN officers. U.S. Army crew members assist them in boarding. A Vietnamese officer supervises as a line of soldiers moves along to board the helicopters. Military vehicles at the camp. U.S. soldiers talk to Vietnamese soldiers. ARVN soldiers seated in the UH-1s. U.S. soldiers in protective goggles around the helicopters with rotor blades spinning. Soldiers seated in helicopters as they take off. A military ambulance in the background. A U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook helicopter in flight. A UH-1 on ground. Military jeeps approach the helicopter. The ambulance driven away. An air ambulance helicopter lands on the field. A soldier checks the rotor blades atop the helicopter. U.S. soldiers stand around. Aerial view of the area around Route 9. A convoy moves along Route 9. Tents and military vehicles at the camp. U.S. and ARVN soldiers around stationary choppers. Construction material and dug up patches.
U.S. and Laos leaders meet for discussions on formation of a coalition government in Laos. Map of Laos. Plane comes cargo being unloaded from the plane. U.S. President John F. Kennedy meets Chairman of the council of Ministers of the USSR Nikita Sergeyevich Khrushchev in Vienna, Austria. Prince Souvanna Phouma of Laos disembark. He goes away in a car. Communist head of Laos comes and journalists interview him. The Laos Right Wing Military Chief being interviewed in Laos. Officials confer in a meeting.
Signing of the National Cancer Act of 1971 in the East Room of the White House in Washington DC, United States. U.S. President Richard Nixon walks up to a microphone in the East Room. The President makes remarks. He speaks about the threat of cancer in the United States which killed many people during World War II and after that. He further speaks about the national commitment to the attempt of finding a cure through the National Cancer Act. President Nixon states that the Congress is totally committed to provide funds to ultimately eradicate cancer which is a major cause of death. He speaks that national commitment is different from government commitment because the national commitment involves all voluntary activities. A crowd applauds as President Nixon walks over to a table to sign the National Cancer Act.