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Movement of the 11th Brigade from Hawaii to Vietnam aboard the U.S.S. General William Weigel

Item Number: 1390VI1648
 Moving Image
Language
English
Digital Object Type
Moving Image
Physical Location
D160.1E D160.1E
Number of Media
1
Format
16mm
Time - Hr:Min:Sec
1:58
Digitized in HD?
true

Dates

  • Existence: 07 December 1967

General Note / OCR

Color film of the movement of the 11th Brigade from Hawaii to Vietnam aboard the U.S. Naval Ship General William Weigel (T-AP-119). Footage shows the troopson deck doing calisthenics, playing cards, reading, standing at the railing, etc, while the officers were lounging in deck chairs the officer's area. Copy of the original caption sheets can be found in the archival collection.

'100 feet of footage that I (Chuck Abbott) filed on board the US Naval Ship General William Weigel (T-AP-119). On December 7, 1967 Wendel Garet and I were covering the movement of the 11th Brigade from Schofield Barracks, Hawaii to Vietnam. I had hope to film some additional footage for my own collection, but was very busy covering the activities of the Army and Navy personnel aboard ship. We had the run of the ship and it was quite an experience. The footage shows the troops exercising, playing cards, reading, etc and the Officers lunging in the Officer's area.

Pub Credit Line
1390VI1648, Chuck Abbott Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 04 Aug 2004 [Updated: 16 Oct 2018]