U.S. incurs casualties and dispatches troops to South Vietnam in 1965
Vietnam Date:1965 Duration:1 min 40 sec Sound:Yes
First scene shows a U.S. Army UH-1 helicopter flying over South vietnam. Next, American soldier is seen firing at Viet Cong who are running toward a downed helicopter. U.S. soldiers seen climbing out of the helicopter, which is turned on its side. They rush away under fire from the Viet Cong. A ward in a U.S. military hospital in vietnam, where wounded soldiers being treated. Closeups of some of the patients. A flat bed truck carrying flag-draped coffins of fallen American soldiers drives past a U.S. C-130 aircraft with number 54375 on its tail. A contingent of U.S. servicemen, including sailors in whites and others in Khakis, at parade rest, near a C-130 aircraft. They begin to carry the coffins to the rear loading door of the aircraft. Closeups of Vietnamese people. U.S. soldiers jamming the side railings of
a troop ship arriving in Vietnam. One soldier hurries down the gangplank. Then a soldier carrying a unit flag, with numeral one on it, descends the gangplank, followed by two officers. Next, troops are seen assembled with American flag and another one carried by soldiers.
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