United States ambassador to South Vietnam Maxwell D. Taylor along with other officials and medical staff tours 8th field hospital in Nha Trang, South Vietnam. He speaks with a United States Army nurse. Taylor and other officials leave headquarters of Nha Trang province chief. Luman and others tour the Nha Trang market place. Taylor and party enter and leave the Vietnamese American Association building.
Activities at VNAF air base in Vietnam. Secretary of U.S. Air Force, Robert C. Seamans, along with Gen. Lucius Clay, 7th AF Commander and other officers inspecting training center facilities at the VNAF's Nha Trang Air Base. He is being briefed about the activities at Nha Trang by the VNAF officer. He is also meeting the VNAF personnel and visits the operations room at Nha Trang.
U.S. Military Police (MP) Camp in Vietnam. The Grand Hotel at Camp John F McDermott in Nha Trang, South Vietnam. The Grand Hotel and other buildings around. Rows of tents in the Camp. Various other buildings. Vehicles parked around the Hotel. Military and other equipment at the Camp.
Construction of a runway at theNha Trang Airfield in Vietnam. A crane high up on hillside with scoop, loading a dump truck with rocks at a quarry. The load of rock is dumped into dump truck, crane swings around. A truck dumps asphalt into a spreader at the runway site. The spreader spreads the asphalt. A Vietnamese worker moves along with the truck. The spreader spreads a layer of asphalt. A compactor and steam roller compact the freshly laid asphalt. Vietnamese workers use long rake-like tools to smooth out rough areas on the leveled asphalt. A spreader spreading asphalt. The dump truck pulls away to pick up another load of asphalt, spreader comes to a stop. Asphalt runway being compacted by compactors. Other equipment on the right. A mountain range in the background.
Construction of a runway at the Nha Trang Airfield in Vietnam. A U.S. Air Force Lockheed C-130B Hercules makes a landing approach with wheels down. The aircraft in flight overhead. The C-130B makes a landing on the runway. A water truck sprays water on the runway under construction. A U.S. Army O-1E Bird Dog in flight overhead. The aircraft flies low over the runway. A spreader spreads asphalt. The freshly spread asphalt is compacted. A USMC Sikorsky UH-34 SeaHorse helicopter approaches. The compactor in the foreground. Compactors at work in the foreground. The chopper flies away to the right. A mountain range in the background.
The 8th Field hospital in Nha Trang, Vietnam. A soldier rides a bicycle along the hospital boundary fence. A sign reads '8th Field Hospital'. Hospital buildings and a parked military jeep. A gateway leading into the hospital grounds. A sign board gives directions to the major buildings in the compound. A large completed cement foundation for a building. Buildings in the background.