Posts tagged vietnam.
G.I. using hand signals to guide a landing UH-1 “Huey” helicopter.
Paratroopers of the U.S. 2nd Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade hold their automatic weapons above water as they cross a river in the rain during a search for Viet Cong positions in the jungle area of Ben Cat, South Vietnam on Sept. 25, 1965. (AP Photo/Henri Huet)
Bell UH-1B “Huey”
The UH-1B performed primarily gunship duties earlier in the war, before being replaced by the Bell AH-1 “Cobra”.
A Bell UH-1D helicopter piloted by Major Bruce P. Crandall climbs skyward after discharging a load of U.S. infantrymen on a search and destroy mission
“Road runner… Beep beep!”
Dog tags of the 58,211 American service personnel who died in the Vietnam War, hang from the ceiling of the National Vietnam Veterans Art Museum. Photo Credit: Charles Rex Arbogast.