Operations of Military express air delivery (Red Ball Express) and the Army Medical Service, supporting war in Vietnam
Vietnam Date:1967 Duration:2 min 8 sec Sound:Yes
Air cargo terminal at Travis Air Force Base, California. High priority (Red Ball Express) cargo is loaded onto a Boeing 707 aircraft for delivery to Vietnam. Upon arrival it is sorted for immediate delivery. Computer room of the 14th Inventory Control Center, featuring reel-to-reel tape decks and Hollerith punch card equipment. Aerial views of numerous medical facilities of the Army Medical Service, in Vietnam. A UH-1 Huey medical evacuation helicopter lands and wounded soldiers, on stretchers, are placed aboard, and flown to medical facilities for treatment. Inside an Air Ambulance helicopter, a personnel hoist, upon which a stretcher can be placed, is lowered to the ground. Also shown, is a search and rescue "jungle penetrator" that facilitates rescue of a downed pilot or other person from dense jungle where landing is impossible. The pilot is shown attached to hoist connected to helicopter.
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