An aircraft flies over tress as it prepares to land at Tom le Chom airstrip in Vietnam. Broken branches of trees lie on the ground as the plane approaches the airstrip. Plane lands using at an airstrip filled with water puddles and runs over it.
Thomas Schelling, a Professor of Economics with specialization in arms control at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Close up of clock tower at Harvard. View of Harvard Yard and statue of John Harvard with students nearby. Tom Schelling smokes a pipe while walking through Harvard Yard. Professor Tom Schelling teaching a class at Harvard. View of outside of the Center for International Affairs at Harvard. Tom Schelling compiles newspaper cuttings and goes through papers at the Center for International Affairs. Tom Schelling on a flight. View of airplane wing and propeller through passenger window. Wide shot of Rand Corporation in California. View of Capitol Building in Washington D.C. from a moving car. Wide shots of Pentagon Building in Arlington Virginia as Tom Schelling arrives at the Pentagon parking lot via taxi and climbs the steps to enter the Department of Defense at the Pentagon. As an adviser to the United States, Schelling participates in a meeting with military officers to discuss issues of national defense and arms control. Professor Schelling at his home with his family in Lexington, Massachusetts near the town green where the American Revolutionary War began. Thomas Schelling walks with his wife, Corinne Tigay Saposs, and their four sons, Robert Schelling, Daniel Schelling, Tom Schelling Jr., and Andrew Schelling. At night he is seen recording lectures and articles with the help of a tape recorder.
View of the first three U.S. B-52 bombers (of a force of 15) landing at U-Tapao Airbase, Thailand on April 10, 1967. These bombers hit targets in Vietnam on their way to U-Tapao. (The entire force arrived during the period from April through July, 1967, on temporary assignment from the Strategic Air Command 4433rd Bomb Wing at Anderson Air Force Base, Guam.) The B-52s are under the command of the SAC 3rd Air Division. The aircraft land with wing flaps down and deploy drag chutes to slow their ground rolls.Officers of the 4258th Strategic Wing,and Royal Thai Air Force greet the arriving aircrews. The event is recorded by photographers, along with newsmen from Japan, Thailand, United States and Philippines.
Segment of movie showing activities of Viet Cong during the Vietnam War. It was captured by U.S. and South Vietnam forces during Operation Junction City, in 1967. It shows Viet Cong digging deep trench in the jungle, circa 1965.
Big Picture depicts the U.S. soldiers in Vietnam during the Vietnam War. Paintings of United States soldiers and firing of artillery during the Vietnam War in Vietnam. A CH-47 helicopter lands at hilltop fire base. U.S. troops on patrol First Lieutenant leads a squad. They ignite orange smoke flare to mark landing zone for Huey chopper (Bell UH-1 helicopter) that lands and picks them up. View of squad inside helicopter. U.S. troops sweep for mines. U.S. tanks equipped for mine clearing. Huey chopper fires missiles. Tank fires artillery. U.S. artillerymen fire 155 mm long tom gun. Soldier fires fully automatic hand-held weapon.
U.S. Soldiers of 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, use trenching tools to dig foxholes during Operation Big Spring,February 4, 1967,14 miles North of Chin Hoi, South Vietnam. One soldier takes time out to adjust his socks and boots. Another is seen speaking on a field telephone.