American UH-1C Huey Gunships in action during Tet Offensive in the Vietnam war
Saigon Vietnam Date:1968, January 31 Duration:3 min 34 sec Sound:NO SOUND
View from atop a tall building, of Saigon, Vietnam, during the Tet Offensive by North Vietnamese and Vietcong forces. U.S. ambulances race down a street. A helicopter flies overhead. Camera pans over tops of buildings. U.S. Army UH-1C Huey Gunships (helicopters) from the 191st Assault Helicopter Company, attached to the 9th Infantry Division, fly back and forth over buildings. Scene shifts to an aerial view of the city from open door of a UH-1C Huey Gunship. Smoke rises from an area that the chopper approaches. View of the Huey's gun firing from an open door. view from inside cockpit of the gun ship. Three pairs of rockets are fired from the chopper into the area of smoke. A fighter jet flies overhead toward the area. Heavy smoke rises. A chopper flies high above as sun sets on horizon. View of rooftops in twilight, with smoke still rising in background and a UH-1C Huey Gunship flying very low over rooftops toward the smoke. Explosion and flame seen in center of the smoking area, followed by a heavy explosion. a fighter jet overhead and another explosion from the combat area.
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