Soldiers board an air-cushion vehicle which moves on land and then onto water in Ben Luc, Vietnam.
Ben Luc Vietnam Date:1970, March 19 Duration:2 min 38 sec Sound:NO SOUND
U.S. 9th Infantry Division, 3rd Brigade troops in Ben Luc, Vietnam during the Vietnam War. Two soldiers in the cockpit of an air-cushion vehicle (ACV). Soldiers push the air-cushion vehicle and turn it around. The air-cushion vehicle moves on land. Soldiers with M16 rifles and M60 machine guns board the air-cushion vehicle. The air-cushion vehicle moves over land and onto water. The soldiers cover their eyes as the air-cushion vehicle moves on water. A river and a shoreline.
(Note: The Navy version of this vehicle was called a Patrol Air Cushion Vehicle or PACV. Only 3 were employed by the Navy and, likewise, only 3 by the Army in the Vietnam war.)
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