U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk (CV-63) underway near Yankee Station in Vietnam. A man wears flight gear and helmet and leaves a hatch way. He moves up on a ladder. Man arrives on the flight deck. Chaplain arrives in flight gear. Two Chaplains walk over the flight deck. Aircraft parked on flight deck. U.S. Navy helicopter UH-2C Seasprite parked in the background. Chaplains donning Mae Wests. Both Chaplains have a gold cross on their helmets. Chaplains board the UH-2C helicopter. Pilot seated in the helicopter. Chaplains are lowered on the deck of USS Cone (DD-866) to conduct Easter Services. A Chaplain puts sling around the waist. Gear lowered on the deck. Junior Grade Lieutenant and Chief Petty officer setting up the altar for services. Small congregation seated in the hangar for the services. Chaplain conducts the services. Men look through their song books. Protestant Chaplain shakes hand with several officers. Small altar set for the service.
USS Cone (DD-866) underway near Yankee Station in Vietnam. Altar being prepared for Catholic service aboard the ship. Helicopter parked in the background. Congregation seated for the service in the hangar. Chaplain stands near the altar. Catholic Chaplain conducts the services. Chaplain breaks the host as he stands before the altar. Congregation standing in the background. Chaplains get ready to be lifted by helicopter. The Chaplain dons the flight gear. The Chaplains shake hands with the officers as they prepare to depart from the ship. UH-2C Seasprite helicopter arrives over the stern. Chaplain being hooked up to the sling and being lifted from the deck. Sling being lowered for second Chaplain. Chaplain lifted up from the deck.
USS Gridley (DLG-21) underway near Yankee Station in Vietnam. Chaplains in flight gear disembark from a helicopter on the fantail of the USS Gridley. Easter Services conducted by Chaplains aboard USS Gridley. Chaplain moves up a ladder to prepare services. A Chaplain looks through his case. The Protestant Chaplain sets up the altar for Protestant services. Congregation in the foreground. Protestant Services being conducted. Protestant Chaplain sings as he stands before the podium. Three Armed Forces Hymnal books stacked over each other. Protestant Chaplain and members of the congregation.
USS Gridley (DLG-21) underway near Yankee Station in Vietnam. Open deck hatch of the ship. Signal man unfolds the Church flag. Church flag being snapped onto the Halyards. Church flag hoisted aboard USS Gridley. Halyard secured by the Signal man. ' Gridley' written on the ship. Port bow of the USS Gridley. Catholic Chaplain unpacks some of his equipment. Catholic Chaplain sets up the altar. Catholic Chaplain puts the cinch cord around his waist. Catholic Chaplain talks and dons his robes for the Mass. Chaplain stands gives Communion to some men. UH-2C Seasprite arrives aboard USS Girdley. Chaplains walk towards the helicopter. Chaplains board the helicopter.
Terrier Missile launched from the port battery aboard USS Constellation (CVA-64) at Yankee Station, off Vietnam, in the South China Sea, during the Vietnam War. Flight deck hand standing on flight deck looking towards port side waiting for the missile launches. Cloud of smoke appears as missile is launched. Missile heads to its target in sky. Streak of smoke arises from the missile. Flight deck personnel look towards port side waiting for next launch. CVA-64 and CAG-14 officers and men watch launch from flight deck. Personnel on flight deck. Port launcher after the missile launch. Blast doors are open.
A film on the 1968 Tet Offensive on Saigon, Vietnam during the Vietnam War. Soldiers aboard military vehicles moving along a road. Soldiers aboard tanks. They fire rifles. The enemy attempted to capture the Saigon radio station. When they were not able to capture the radio station, they set fire to the building. Heavy columns of smoke rise from the burning building. A fire fighting squad in action. Firemen douse the fire. Dead bodies and wrecked equipment on a street. Interrogation of Viet Cong prisoners. Captured weapons of Chinese or Russian origin.