Native rides elephant and special forces prepare elephant for transporting to aircraft for airlift in Vietnam.
Vietnam Date:1968, April 1 Duration:2 min 42 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Elephant being airlifted from Trang Phuc to Chu Lai Air Base in Vietnam during the Vietnam War. A native rides elephant into a camp and elephant being prepared for loading. A United States Army soldier, Captain John Scott Gantt, pats the elephant. A native controls the elephant on the cargo net. He ties the legs of elephant with a metal chain. Soldiers at controls. Legs of the elephant tied to the forklift. The front legs tied with a metal chain. Elephant tries to pull the metal chain with a trunk. U.S. Army Captain Scott Gantt fires a hypodermic dart (M-99) from air gun.
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