An LCU (Landing Craft Utility) and LVTPs (Landing Vehicle Tracked, Personnel) land marines on the White Beach in Cap Batangan.
Cap Batangan Vietnam Date:1965, September 7 Duration:2 min 11 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Operation Piranha in Cap Batangan, Vietnam. A U.S. Marine Corps UH-1E helicopter flies low over a beach area. An LVTP-5 moves towards the beach. Photographers in the foreground shoot movies. A marine on the top of an LVTP-5 with an M-14 rifle. LVTP-5s on the beach. LCU-1477 (Landing Craft Utility) heads onto the beach. Marines in surf head towards the beach area from the LCU-1477. A group of marines disembark on the double from an LVTP-5. The marines advance inland on the double over the beach area. LVTP-5s move through surf towards the beach. The marines up on a hill facing a wooded area. Some of the marines advance inland. An LVTP-5 with a grader on its front moves along a pathway. The marines come up in the background. The LVTP-5 on the hill side moves inland towards the trees.
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