Significant events and happenings in the year 1966. Seven nation summit conference on Vietnam in Manila. Pope Paul meets with the Archbishop of Canterbury in Rome. Wedding of the year in which President Lyndon Johnson's daughter, Luci Baines Johnson weds Patrick Nugent. Rescue workers take out victims of floods and land slides in various parts of world. American people cast their votes in the elections.
Activities of United States Army 173rd Airborne Infantry Brigade during the Vietnam War in Vietnam.
Helicopter UH-1D of U.S. Army flies over rice paddies. Views of rice paddies. E/17 Trooper wades knee deep in mud of paddy. Other troopers of E Troop 17th. Cavalry follow. Soldiers of Company B, 3rd Platoon, search a suspected Vietcong farmhouse. Sergeant questions a woman. 5th January1966: Soldier walks with Vietcong suspect across a paddy. Two Vietcong suspects being questioned. Old man being interrogated. Sergeant searches in a brush near a tree. Vietcong suspects being questioned. They are blindfolded and their hands are tied. Prisoners being led away. Woman and children being led out of a farmhouse.
Activities of the U.S. 3rd Marine Corps Division in Vietnam during the Vietnam War. A sign in grassy area reads 'Camp Carroll'. The Camp Carroll dedication sign reads ' Camp J. J. Carrolls Dedicated November 1966 in Honor of Captain James Joseph Carroll, USMC, Company "K" 3rd BN 4th Marines". The grassy and dirt fields, dirt road , large tents and sandbag psns at Camp Carroll. A USA 175mm gun in psn. The hardback buildings, sandbags psns and marine stand and walk at Camp Carroll.
U.S. Air Force General John P. McConnell at Takhli Royal Thai Air Base in Thailand during the Vietnam War. A sign reads ' Briefing for General McConnell '. A Silver Star, two Distinguished Flying Crosses, Airmen's Medal and Air Force Commendation Medal on a pillow. General John P. McConnell pins the medals on four officers. (The second officer is Captain Mike Gilroy. The third in line is Lieutenant Ed McCaffery.) A Chief Master Sergeant in the 355th TFR Wing headquarters briefing room. Commander of 7th Air Force, Lieutenant General William W. Momyer; Commander of 13th Air Force, Lieutenant General James W. Wilson; and Commander of 13th Air Force, Major General Charles R. Bond, Jr. are present. (The officer handing the medals to General McConnell is Colonel Robert Scott, who assumed command of the 355th Tactical Fighter Wing , on August 4, 1966.)
Meeting of the Eighteen-Nation Committee on Disarmament (United Nations) on January 27, 1966, at the Palace of Nations, Geneva, Switzerland. Seen among others are: William Forster, U.S. representative; Soviet chief negotiator, S.K.Tsarapkin; and British representative, Lord Chalfont (Alun Arthur Gwynne Jones, Baron Chalfont). Views of the meeting starting with Mr. Tsarapkin as the Chair. Camera pans interior of the Palace of Nations. View of the outside of the building. Press briefing with closeup of Mr. Tsarapkin as he voices the USSR support for discussion of draft treaties to stop the spread of nuclear weapons. Closeups of U.S. delegate William Forster standing by a lake as narrator speaks of the hope for progress. Different sequence shows Joan Baez singing her song "Last night I had the strangest dream," at a rally near the Washington Monument, in Washington, DC, on November 15, 1969. This gathering of hundreds of thousands in peaceful protest, was organized by the National Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam.
U.S. Navy F-4B aircraft of Carrier Air Wing 9 (CVW-9) being launched from deck of USS Enterprise (CVAN-65) in 1966. F-4B on catapult. F-4B launched. Steam rolls down catapult track. Blast fence lowered. Another F-4B taxis onto catapult. Personnel in background. F-4B being launched with after burners. Signal man in dungarees sending message on signal light. F-4B making recovery. F-4B on deck after recovery. Signal man sending message on signal light from rim of signal bridge. Red shirts wheeling bombs under aircraft. Activity on flight deck. Group of red shirted men. Island seen in far background. A-4C aircraft of Heavy Attack Squadron Four (VAH-4), Carrier Wing Five (CVW-5), taxiing over deck. Tow bars stacked. A-4C on deck. Tractor moves by. Aircraft being launched. Men leaving deck. Switch to the personnel on catapult. Steam rolling down the track. Green shirted men and red shirted men watch aircraft recover. Aircraft zips into the scene. F-4B's being lowered on deck edge elevator. Personnel and aircraft on flight deck.