Category: helicopters

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.

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

My Dad on the 1st of three tours in Vietnam. This one is 1966 I…

My Dad on the 1st of three tours in Vietnam. This one is 1966 I believe. A co. 101st AVN, 101st Airborne.

He was also with 40th Infantry Division in Korea, and 1st ABN Battlegroup in Beirut Lebanon 1957-58 timeframe.

Submitted by the child of the veteran pictured.

US Army Bell UH-1 Huey of the 61st Assault Helicopter Company,…

US Army Bell UH-1 Huey of the 61st Assault Helicopter Company, circa 1968.