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Vietnam - Air Strikes, Feb-Apr68 R1 Pt. 1 of 2

Reel Number: 221488-01

Color: Colour

Sound: SIL

Year / Date: 1968

Country: USA,Vietnam


TC Begins: 20:00:13

TC Ends: 20:12:32

Duration: 00:12:19

Vietnam - Air Strikes, Feb-Apr68 R1 Pt. 1 of 2 Col. Haynie F-100D no. 406, 28Mar68 416th TFS Mission 3-8537 M-117 dropping & impacting. View of rear tail of plane & small ?? attached to parachutes (?) dropped in mass over jungle & rural area. Note: may be incendiary devices. River nearby. Second release; plane in tight turn, village huts visible. 20:02:13 Same type shot w/ release of large quantity of ?? Road visible below; smoke in jungle beneath. Small explosions in smoke. Low tight turn. 20:04:16 Low pass over road, smoke & napalm exploding as plane pulls up. 20:05:30 clear leader. 20:05:55 Over explosed, strafing run or ? Gun camera ? & sharp pull-up. Dive & strafing run over farmland. 20:07:06 Low over fields & buildings & explosions. 20:07:24 Leader w/ writing. 20:07:43 View past tail of plane w/ MK-82 (?) snake eyes opening & dropping w/ enormous explosions in jungle & cutover areas. Low-level pass over mountains & forest. Bomb craters visible. 20:09:16 Clear leader w/ writing. 20:09:30 Higher pass over mountains & cutover area. Explosions.light clouds. bomb craters. (00:10:58) bomb seen dropping away on right during same pass. Shadow of plane visible over forest. Operations: Cedar Falls, 1967; Jeb Stuart III, 1968; MacArthur, 1967-1969; Pegasus, 1968; Wheeler, 1967. Operations & Projects included: Burlington Trail; ROK; Scotland (Marine ground fighting); Vietnam War; Aerial views; Snake-eye Bombs; Snakeeye;

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