Category: aviation

Lockheed C-130, Saigon, 1972

Lockheed C-130, Saigon, 1972

US Marines debark a Sikorsky H-34 during Operation Virginia, 20…

US Marines debark a Sikorsky H-34 during Operation Virginia, 20 April 1966.

Bell UH-1 Huey armed with rockets, 129th Assault Helicopter…

Bell UH-1 Huey armed with rockets, 129th Assault Helicopter Company, date and location unknown.

Co-pilot of 61st Assault Helicopter Company.From the…

Co-pilot of 61st Assault Helicopter Company.

From the source:

1st Lt. Bailey with gas mask, flying with CW2 Coveney on POW rescue mission called “Bright Light”. Even though he out ranked me I was the Aircraft Commander and made him wear it. How dumb was I since we were the CS gas bird! We dropped about 10 sacks of gas on the LZ just before the slicks landed and inserted the Rangers.

US Army Boeing CH-47 Chinook with silhouettes painted on the…

US Army Boeing CH-47 Chinook with silhouettes painted on the side representing the amount of aircraft recovered, 1967.

Lockheed C-130 in flight over Vietnam

Lockheed C-130 in flight over Vietnam

1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment soldiers loading onto a…

1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment soldiers loading onto a Boeing CH-47 Chinook, circa 1966.

From the source: “A Platoon of ‘A’ Company 1/8 Disembarking a…

From the source: “A Platoon of ‘A’ Company 1/8 Disembarking a Chinook. March, 1968.”

hogramme-zupfth:Photo of what appears to be AVRN troops depart a…

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Photo of what appears to be AVRN troops depart a U.S. Chinook helicopter (Vietnam War)

USMC photograph of ARVN Airborne troops, with a Boeing Vertol CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter in the background, 1966.

Original caption:

The Charge–Army of Republic of Vietnam Airborne troops charge for cover after being lifted into battle by a CH-46A Sea Knight Helicopter from Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron (HMM)-265. The action took place during Operation Hastings.

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From the source:Duc Co Special Forces camp, 1965: Wounded…

From the source:

Duc Co Special Forces camp, 1965: Wounded soldiers crouch in the dust as a U.S. helicopter takes off from a clearing. This was one of many images taken by photojournalist Tim Page that chronicled the Vietnam conflict. TIM PAGE