Category: Army

todaysdocument: “Operation ‘Rang Dong.’ A column of UH-1D…

todaysdocument:

Operation ‘Rang Dong.’ A column of UH-1D helicopters prepare to disembark members of Co “C”, 3rd Bn’s, 7th Inf, 199th Light Inf Bde, for a combat assault.” 11/22/1967

File Unit: Vietnam – Aviation-Helicopters-UH-1D [Huey], 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


Now open at the National Archives Museum:
Remembering Vietnam: Twelve Critical Episodes in the Vietnam War

Explore 12 critical episodes in the Vietnam War through National Archives records which 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.

Find more records, information, and resources on the Vietnam War from the @usnatarchives at the Vietnam War Research Portal.

uss-edsall: July 26, 1968. Two 1st Cavalry Division LRP teams,…

uss-edsall:

July 26, 1968. Two 1st Cavalry Division LRP teams, Quang Tri, Vietnam.

todaysdocument: “Staff Sergeant Hugh L. Maple Playing with a…

todaysdocument:

“Staff Sergeant Hugh L. Maple Playing with a Vietnamese Child , 11/10/1967″

Series: Color Photographs of Signal Corps Activity, 1944 – 1981Record Group 111: Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer, 1860 – 1985


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

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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.

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

todaysdocument:

“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.” 

10/31/1967

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

image

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.

slidesworthseeing: US Army medics swimming, Vietnam, developed July 1969

slidesworthseeing:

US Army medics swimming, Vietnam, developed July 1969

soulvacancy666:My Grandfather (far right) serving the 4th…

soulvacancy666:

My Grandfather (far right) serving the 4th Infantry Division during the Vietnam War around 1967.

US Army 11th Armored Cavalry soldiers, circa 1968.

US Army 11th Armored Cavalry soldiers, circa 1968.

US Army 11th Armored Cavalry

US Army 11th Armored Cavalry

soldiers-of-war: SOUTH VIETNAM. August 6, 1963. Vietnamese…

soldiers-of-war:

SOUTH VIETNAM. August 6, 1963. Vietnamese airborne rangers, their two U.S. advisers, and a team of 12 U.S. Special Forces troops set out to raid a Viet Cong supply base 62 miles northwest of Saigon. As the H-21 helicopters hovered six feet from the ground to avoid spikes and wires and under sniper fire, the troops jumped out to attack.

Photograph: Horst Faas/AP

Bell AH-1 Cobra, 1969

Bell AH-1 Cobra, 1969