todaysdocument: “Mobile Riverine Force. A UH-1D Evacuation…


“Mobile Riverine Force. A UH-1D Evacuation Helicopter comes in for a landing on an ATC which has a Helipad mounted on the deck to pick up two soldiers wounded in an early morning assault. My Tho River, Vietnam.” 


File Unit: Vietnam – Air Traffic Control (ATC), 1963 – 1973Series: Photographs of U.S. Army Operations in Vietnam, 1963 – 1973Record Group 111: Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer, 1860 – 1985

Opening November 10 at the National Archives Museum:
Remembering Vietnam: Twelve Critical Episodes in the Vietnam War


This exhibition presents both iconic and recently discovered National Archives records related to 12 critical episodes in the Vietnam War. They trace the policies and decisions made by the architects of the conflict and help untangle why the United States became involved in Vietnam, why it went on so long, and why it was so divisive for American society.