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Tet Offensive Phan Rang Airbase to Saigon February, 1968

Item Number: 2460VI3216
 Moving Image
Language
English
Digital Object Type
Moving Image
Physical Location
I007.0 I007.0
Number of Media
1
Format
Super 8mm
Time - Hr:Min:Sec
13:25
Digitized in HD?
true

Dates

  • Existence: February 1968

General Note / OCR

Footage shot during the 1968 Tet Offensive shows flares floating in the night sky, smoke over the city, base and road activity (truck, jeep, motorcycles), planes in flight, helicopters taking off and landing at air base, Chinook carrying sling load (5:50), off duty soldiers, helicopter (Huey) flight line skimming palm trees and landing on base (9:20), aerial views, ambulance bus and truck (10:40), 2 fighter jets flying over, aerial views from fixed wing aircraft of base and countryside.

Pub Credit Line
2460VI3216, Skip Tannery Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 05 Jun 2012 [Updated: 01 Feb 2018]