Helicopters take off and artillery set up on Fire Support Base Ripcord, and bombing of bunker base in South Vietnam.
South Vietnam Date:1970, July 8 Duration:2 min 53 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Operations of the U.S. Army at the Fire Support Base Ripcord in South Vietnam during the Vietnam War. The interior of the U.S. Army UH-1 Iroquois (Huey) helicopter. Aerial view of the Fire Support Base Ripcord. The chopper pad on the Fire Support Base. The helicopter comes in atop a heli-pad. The helicopter leaves the Fire Support Base. 155 artillery setup. Jet bombing mountain next to the Fire Support Base. Setting up of claymores for night defense. Continuation of the bombing on bunker complex. View of the Fire Support Base. An officer talks on telephone. Artillery set up manned by Battery U.S. 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Battalion. Loch on ground which was dropped by Boeing CH-47 Chinook helicopter. The Huey helicopter takes off. The Boeing CH-47 Chinook helicopter comes in with supplies. Men load into the Huey Helicopter. The Chinook helicopter takes off. Bombing of a bunker complex on a nearby mountain.
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