The U.S. 3rd Division Marines aim105 howitzer and practice mock gun drill in Vietnam during the Vietnam War.
Vietnam Date:1967, April 21 Duration:2 min 38 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Activities of the U.S. 3rd Marine Division Corps at Camp Carrol in Vietnam during the Vietnam War. A U.S. Marine without utility cover, no shirt stands next to 105mm Howitzer (HOW) turns elevating crank and gun rises. The rear portion of 105 HOW barrel containing mechanical azimuth indicator tilted down as elevation handle is turned. The marine turns a mechanical azimuth indicator . The marine behind 105 HOW turns elevation control and barrel of the HOW being lowered. A wall of position containing HOW made from empty ammo carets and sandbags. A truck moving over dirt area and mountains in the background. Another marine turns elevator crank on 105 HOW and barrel rises. A hand of a marine pulls lanyard and then straddles trail of HOW with legs. Two marines with utility trousers and one without a shirt and other without utility cover and no shirt stand near 105 HOW and appear to be having gun drill as one marines pulls lanyard and the other marine looks through the sight on HOW . A Marine wearing headset and microphone as he gives firing command. Stacks of empty ammo crate and tents of Camp Carrol in the background. 105 HOW in position at the camp. Shelters made from empty ammo crates and sandbags. Marines carry 105 How rounds as they hold gun drill. One of the marine loads 105 HOW and closes breach while the marine with headset looks through sight on HOW. Another marine pulls lanyard. The gun does not fire. Marines stand at rear and next to 105 HOW. Lanyard being pulled and gun does not fire. One of the marine stands holding fingers in his ears while the other looks through sight. Stacks of ammo boxes in the background. Shell being ejected and thrown out.
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