President Lyndon B Johnson praises gallantry of marines and airmen at White House, Washington DC.
Washington DC USA Date:1968 Duration:5 min 3 sec Sound:Yes
Battle of Khe Sanh between January 1968 to April 1968. Aerial bombardment by U.S. over North Vietnam position in Khe Sanh. Explosions on ground. Marines fire artillery and move out into surrounding terrain of Khe Sanh. Wounded marines carried on litters. General William Westmoreland arrives to pay tribute to B-52 aircraft pilots for their contribution in Khe Sanh battle. General Westmoreland decorates pilots. President Lyndon B Johnson decorated officers at the White House. Commanding officer, Colonel David E Lownds receives a navy cross. Sergeant Major AW Smith is awarded with bronze star. President Lyndon B Johnson praises gallantry of marines and airmen at the White House. Marines move through jungle. 26th Marines advance on dirt road in Khe Sanh. Trenches deserted in Khe Sanh airfield.
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