Category: huey

uss-edsall:Photograph of a UH1D Helicopter Landing at the…

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Photograph of a UH1D Helicopter Landing at the Battalion Command Post, 9/6/1967. NARA 66953625 

uss-edsall:Photograph of UH1C Gun Ship Air Lifted and Evacuated,…

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Photograph of UH1C Gun Ship Air Lifted and Evacuated, 10/19/1967. NARA 66620965 

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

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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.

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

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“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

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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.

US Army 281st Assault Helicopter Company in flight, circa 1969.

US Army 281st Assault Helicopter Company in flight, circa 1969.

US Navy Bell UH-1 Huey landing on USS Garrett County. The Huey…

US Navy Bell UH-1 Huey landing on USS Garrett County. The Huey is a Seawolf of Helicopter Attack (Light) Squadron 3. Date unknown.

Bullwhip Squadron (1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry) leaving a hot…

Bullwhip Squadron (1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry) leaving a hot landing zone, 1970.

A “hot LZ” is one under enemy fire.

“Troop carriers in LZ” – Five Hueys visible in the center of the…

“Troop carriers in LZ” – Five Hueys visible in the center of the photograph, with four more down and to the right. (1969)

3rd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division…

3rd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division troops en route to a new patrol location, circa late 1967.

Huey crew chief of the 25th Aviation Battalion, date and…

Huey crew chief of the 25th Aviation Battalion, date and location unknown.