U.S. troops lay prone on ground next to runway with M-16 rifles during attack of Tan Son Nhut Air Base, Vietnam. One soldier crouches behind soldiers lying on ground. Troops wait for an attack. Soldier takes aim. Tank moves fast at Tan Son Nhut, kicking up dust. Open field, smoke rises from the distant background. C-123 aircraft in flight overhead. Air Force personnel with M-16 rifles pass on runway. Bodies of dead Vietcong along the edge of runway. B-40 rocket on ground. Troops around trucks and trailers. A1-H aircraft bombing enemy. Clouds of smoke rise in the far background from bomb hit. Smoke rises from building in the background. UH-46D helicopter flies by in the background with supplies hanging from sling. Fireball rises up from explosions.
Stream of tracers in the night sky at Tan Son Nhut Air Base in Vietnam. Many white lights dotting area. Morning sky lit up in the background showing reddish glow. Anemometer in silhouette. Aircraft in flight. UH-1B helicopters in revetments. Men work with supplies around helicopters. View of sun in sky and Tan Son Nhut area. Sun begins to set past horizon. Sun sets in the distant background.
An orientation film for United States Air Force personnel assigned to Southeast Asia. A USAF officer speaks. A Pan American aircraft at the Tan Son Nhut Air Base near Saigon in Vietnam. Civilians and U.S. Air Force personnel disembark the plane. A lady airline attendant stands by the air stair. Airmen standing near the plane take notes. Airplanes parked on the runway. An explosion in the background. U.S. airmen direct the new arrivals. Airmen and officers walk out of the Airport and line up at the entrance. A sign reads 'Saigon Tan Son Nhut'.
Different types of aircraft at Tan Son Nhut Air Base in Vietnam during the Vietnam War. Most ot them are civilian aircraft. An Airlift International Airways Boeing 727 parked and then taxiing. Pan American Boeing 707 (cargo version) aircraft, Numerous Douglas DC-3s and one civilian Curtiss C-46 Commando transport aircraft parked. A Thai Airways Caravelle jet taxiing. A Douglas DC-6 with "United States of America" painted on its side. A DHC-4 (C-7A) Caribou aircraft crosses the intersection of a road and taxiway. DC-3s and U-1A Otter aircraft taxi past the intersection. Yellow fuel truck and several vehicles holding short, waiting to cross active runway. Vortac transmitter in grass field beside them.
The city of Saigon and the Tan Son Nhut Air Base in Vietnam. Aerial view of the city of Saigon including hospitals and cemetery. Aerial view of automobile traffic on road. Aerial view of the Tan Son Nhut Air Base. Aircraft parked at the airbase.
An orientation film for United States Air Force personnel assigned to Southeast Asia. Son Nhut Air Base near Saigon in Vietnam. U.S. Air Force officers and airmen lined up at the entrance. The waiting airmen board a bus. A sign on the bus reds 'CBPO Processing'. Airmen in the background walk towards the Air Base entrance. An airman stands by the bus door as the newly arrived airmen line up with their luggage. A board reads '900 area, DEET 1 Billeting'. An airman briefs the seated airmen and officers. Stationary military trucks and buses in the background. Another airman takes over and speaks to the group. Officers and airmen enter the Vietnamese Tan Son Nhut Air Base Dining Hall #3.