U.S. Air Force C-130 airdrop operations in 1968, during Vietnam War. C-130 aircraft in flight. View of supplies being airdropped. View from inside cabin of a C-130, as South Vietnamese paratroopers jump from the aircraft. A heavy pallet of supplies being pulled onto a runway by parachutes, from the rear of a low-flying C-130. Scene shifts to October 14, 1973,at Lod International Airport, Tel Aviv, Israel, where a U.S. Air Force Military Airlift Command C-5 aircraft is unloading 186,200 pounds of military assistance cargo, at the start of the U.S. "Nickel Grass" airlift operation. Pallets of ammunition are seen being offloaded, followed by a 175mm self-propelled gun, covered with wooden cargo boxes. Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir and other observers watch stand on the airport ramp. Golda Meir meets and greets members of the U.S. Air Force crew.
An airlift operation in Lod, Tel Aviv, Israel. Israelis offload cargo from a United States Air Force C-141A Starlifter aircraft onto a K-loader. Soldiers stand and talk.
An airlift operation in Lod, Tel Aviv, Israel. United States Air Force C-141A Starlifters parked on Lod Airport. Trailer trucks parked on a flight line. The trailer trucks carry ordnance. An Israeli stands and talks. Activities on the Lod Airport in the background. A C-141A Starlifter taxis.
An airlift operation in Lod, Tel Aviv, Israel. Israeli soldiers in the front seat of a vehicle. A military truck carrying crates is driven. Vehicles driven on a road. Trucks enter Lod Airport. Soldiers check the trucks and make entries.
An airlift operation in Lod, Tel Aviv, Israel. A United States Air Force Lockheed C-5 Galaxy transport aircraft parked on Lod Airport. The ramp of the aircraft is lowered and an M60 tank is taken out of the aircraft. Airmen stand near the aircraft. An airman talks over a radio device.
An airlift operation in Lod, Tel Aviv, Israel. A United States Air Force ( USAF ) Lockheed C-5 Galaxy transport aircraft in flight. The aircraft lands. The landing is obscured by construction material and buildings at the airport. The aircraft taxis to a parking line. Another aircraft parked at the airport. Trailer trucks parked on the flight line. A USAF C-141 Starlifter taxis and takes off. A C-141 Starlifter lands at the airport.