Vietnamese workers construct buildings to expand the 3rd Field Military Hospital facility in Saigon, Vietnam.
Saigon Vietnam Date:1966, March 31 Duration:1 min 39 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Construction work at the 3rd Field Military Hospital in Saigon, Vietnam. A hospital building under construction. Three ambulances parked in the premises. Construction in progress. Traffic moving along busy street on the right. Several vehicles in the foreground. Vietnamese workers wearing typical conical hats (“Non la”) and several in hard hats, work within the foundation of the hospital under construction. A worker uses a hand saw to rip a 2 X 4 piece of wood. A Vietnamese worker smooths cement on a masonry wall. '3rd field hospital' written on a building. A U.S. Army sentry with a rifle guards the entrance. (Note: Expansion of the hospital, which included a modern emergency facility and surgery suite, among other things, was managed by U.S. contractor, Pacific Architects and Engineers. Most of the construction workers on the project were Vietnamese.)
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