2nd Battalion (Airborne), 503rd Infantry, 173rd Airborne Brigade (Sep) on an operation in South Vietnam.
Vietnam Date:1965, June 24 Duration:2 min 45 sec Sound:NO SOUND
2nd Battalion (Airborne), 503rd Infantry, 173rd Airborne Brigade (Sep) on an operation in South Vietnam. Paratroopers advance through rice paddy fields and thick forest area. Officer speaks over radio phone on field. Next, soldiers are seen standing where they have popped a yellow smoke grenade to mark a landing zone.. More views of the troops making their way to the landing zone. Scene shifts to a group of Bell UH-1 Iroquois (Huey) helicopters approaching and landing in trail formation. The soldiers are dispatched in groups to board the choppers. After all are aboard, the helicopters take off in formation and depart. View from one of the helicopters as it is leaving. Soldiers are seen on the ground below. Glimpse of a helicopter pilot inside a cockpit. View of another helicopter flying above. View of helicopters flying in formation. Closeup of one flying nearby with door open.
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