463rd Airlift Operations in support of humanitarian and combat operations in South East Asia. C-130 Hercules parked on the ground at Dak To in Vietnam. Propeller and wings on the aircraft. The aircraft taxis on dirt road. AVRN (Army of Republic of Vietnam) troops come out from C-130 aircraft. Vietnamese children watch the troops. C-130 Hercules lands and taxis on runway.
A Refugee Settlement Camp south of Dak To in South Vietnam. Colonel Everrett A. Stoutner, Deputy Commander, U.S. Army 3rd Brigade 25th Infantry Division, and officers at he refugee camp. Major Bong, Chief of Camp, RVN Army, assembles the refugees. Major Bong briefs visiting dignitaries and takes the group around. Children in a line. Montagnard refugees outside their crudely constructed living quarters. Mothers with their children. Soldiers with the children. The visitors and camp workers distribute candy and soap to the refugees. Thin and skinny children stand around the soldiers.
U.S. air strikes in Vietnam during the Vietnam War. M-117 bombs explode near and on road on wooden slopes near river north of Pleiku near Dak To, on 18 August, 1968. USAF (United States Air Force) F-100 Super Sabre jet fighter aircraft drops Mark 82 (Mk.82) high-drag (HD) bombs. The bombs descend and explode on structures in grove of trees near rice paddies 23 miles east of Binh Thuy on 19th August. USAF McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II bomber aircraft drop two Mk.84 HD bombs. The bombs descend and explode near structures in grove of tress in agricultural area 30 miles southwest of Saigon on 19 August, 1968.
A Refugee Settlement Camp south of Dak To in South Vietnam. Colonel Everrett A. Stoutner, Deputy Commander, U.S. Army 3rd Brigade 25th Infantry Division, and officers visit the refugee camp. Major Bong, Chief of Camp, RVN Army, assembles the refugees. Major Bong briefs visiting dignitaries and takes the group around. The visitors and camp workers distribute candy and soap to the refugees. Girl sifting rice. The Camp site with Montagnard refugees showing living quarters of crudely constructed make shift tents.
Review of conflicts involving U.S. from World War Two to 1970. A U.S. soldier with rifle and binoculars, on guard. German Chancellor Adolf Hitler speaks in Germany to mass audience. German mobilization and blitzkrieg. U.S. troops firing small arms on island in Pacific. U.S. soldiers on half-track firing artillery. Explosive destruction of Nazi swaztika and Eagle symbol on top of building in Zeppelin Field, Nuremberg, Germany. General Douglas MacArthur stands as Japanese General signs surrender documents aboard USS Missouri, ending WWII. Times Square in New York City on VJ Day. American troops firing artillery and small arms in Korea. Soviet leader, Nikita Khrushchev speaking at the UN. Newpaper headlines about postwar Berlin Crisis. Soviet missiles on display in military parade in Red Square, Moscow. Soviet General Georgy Zhukov and Nikita Khrushchev,at Kremlin, reviewing the parade. Cuban President Fidel Castro giving a speech.A newspaper headline reading: 'Khruschev orders removal of missiles'. Soviet cargo ship with covered missiles on its deck. Red flag with image of Lenin and message: 'Partido Communista Dominicano'. Chinese people marching with massed flags. Mao Tse-Tung,President of China, waving. A U.S. soldier in,South Vietnam,looks through binoculars. and then walks carrying his M-16 rifle. A map of Vietnam.
VNAF helicopter pilots at Ton Son Nhut Airport. They bid farewell to families and friends inside airport terminal. Officials check boarding passes at terminal gate. Bags of VNAF candidates are also inspected. They board plane. American commercial airplanes, namely Seaboard World and Airlift, taxi down runway and take off. A plane in flight is shown. Ton Son Nhut Airport terminal building appears with flags flying at terminal entrance.