The U.S. Marines and Corpsman eat "C' rations in the field during the Vietnam War.
Vietnam Date:1967, March 28 Duration:2 min 49 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Activities of the U.S. 3rd Marine Corps Division at Camp Carroll in Vietnam during the Vietnam War. Congressman James C. Corman of California with Army type utility and uncovered stands in clearing at the Camp take pictures with home movie camera. A U.S. soldier with utility and covered walks and stands in the foreground. Several other Army personnel with utility and covers stand atop M-107 175mm Self Propelled Field Artillery Gun. They ready the gun for firing. Congressman Corman stands near a parked jeep takes picture with his camera. A Congressman from North Carolina with Army type utility and uncovered stands near rear of 175mm Self Propelled Field (SPF)Artillery Gun. Army personnel stand atop 175mm SPF Artillery Gun as they readying the gun for firing. Lieutenant Colonel R.P. Holden member of 'M' company with utility, cart belt, canteen and branches in camouflage helmet and large purple flowers stick out of his utility jacket. He walks over dirt area in tall bushes. He carry 60mm mortar tube and base plate on shoulders, moves out to reveal other marines. Some other marines carrying mortar rounds and M-14 rifle follow him. The marines with packs as they walk on dirt area. Head and shoulder of Lt. Col. Holden as he stands along the dirt path. He looks towards bushes. Another marine holds M-14 rifle and stands in the background. Several other marines stand on the dirt path and look towards the bushes. Private First Class W. M. Thomas member of 3rd Weapon Platoon seated on ground, uncovered and opens a can of 'C' ration with turn type can opener. Another marine drinks from 'C' ration can near bushes. The hands of PFC removes his 'C' ration from his pack lying on the ground. A marine seated on ground hits can of 'C' ration against his hand to open it. Another marine lights a cigarette. A Corpsman A.S. Jaquer with utility and uncovered seated on ground eat 'C' ration. Marines sit and eat the ration Two other marines one smoke cigarette and other eat the ration near bushes.
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