U.S. soldiers posted in Saigon Vietnam during the Vietnam War. Opening slate reads: "8 Feb 68, After Action (Saigon/Cholon)." UH-1D helicopters off loading U.S. Army soldiers of 199th Light Infantry Brigade. OH-23 helicopter takes off from Phu Tho Racetrack, (It has been suggested that the Commander, 2nd Bn 40th Arty might be aboard.) Soldiers walk across field along with sentry dogs. A formation of UH-1D Huey helicopters lands in the race track center, raising dust. Next, soldiers are seen walking across the field, carrying their weapons and gear. Closeup of one carrying an M67 recoilless rifle. They step over the racetrack railing and walk to the grandstand building. Change of scene shows U.S. soldiers, stripped to the waist, setting up an m29-81mm-mortar.They pause and look up as another formation of UH-1D Hueys lands in the field. One of the mortar crew turns upright, a wooden box and frame, containing a toilet seat. It sits next to another just like it. Troops stream across the field, as they leave their helicopters.
United States Army troops of Battery A, 217th Field Artillery Missile Battalion, 40th Artillery Group (Redstone) conducting annual exercises. They fuel Redstone Missile for launch from White Sands, New Mexico. Two army fueling trucks parked next to the Missile. Trucks and equipment are from 209th Artillery Group (Redstone), 4th Field Artillery, being used to fuel the Redstone missile with hoses from trucks. Troops stand next to the truck.
An American Hospital Train in Souilly, France during World War I. The hospital train arrives at an evacuation hospital in Souilly. Tents set up at the evacuation hospital. Wounded soldiers of U.S. 364th Infantry on litters being unloaded from the train. The soldiers on the litters are carried into a tent.
Major General Alexander Vandegrift, USMC, who, as Commanding General of the 1st Marine Division, also commanded other U.S. military units involved in the invasion of Guadalcanal in World War 2. He discusses those joint U.S. military operations. The U.S. Destroyer, USS Blue (DD-387) seen bombarding Guadalcanal.A B-17 bomber overhead. U.S. Marines decend rope net into landing craft of the attack transport, USS George Clymer (APA-27), later seen with the USS Harry Lee (APA-10) and numerous landing craft around them. A landing craft from the Harry Lee arriving and Marines jumping out. Many U.S. troops wading ashore from landing craft. Troops carrying supplies ashore. Officers salute as American flag is raised on rugged flag pole. Numerous Japanese prisoners of war marching and in outdoor confinement. Japanese prisoners being processed. Japanese soldier using shoe clamps to quickly climb a tall palm tree. Admiral William Frederick Halsey, Jr.decorating a flyer with the Distinguished Flying Cross. View of the medal.Halsey decorating marines, including Major General Alexander Vandegrift, USMC, seen wearing the Navy Cross. Sign on palm tree reading: "Hospital Station C-1-Med." Wounded inside hospital tent. Troops gathered for religious service. U.S. troops dug in and moving along jungle path. Fallen Japanese soldiers on shore of Guadalcanal.Smoke rising from Japanese bombing of Henderson Field and construction continuing with heavy equipment. A B-17 bomber landing on the field. Names on B-17s at the field, including: "Spook," "Leis-Lady,"and "Boomerang." A Douglas SBD Dauntless aircraft taking off from Henderson field. Film concludes with parade of warships and overflight of warplanes (including a biplane).
Wounded soldiers of U.S. and British troops at 42nd field hospital in Saint Mere Eglise France near Normandy after D-Day. Large number of wounded soldiers lie on litters. Field hospital tents can be seen around. Wounded on litters are lifted into a DUKW by group of medics.
95th Evacuation Hospital near Salerno Italy. Several army trucks approaching the hospital tents. Soldiers help U.S. Army nurses get down from the trucks. Nurses walk towards their tents carrying their belongings. Nurses relaxing in the tents.