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Vietnam War - Air Strike missions, SE Asia, 24Nov67 - 04Mar68

Reel Number: 221501-04

Color: Colour

Sound: SIL

Year / Date: 1967,1968

Country: Canada,USA,Vietnam

Location: SE Asia

TC Begins: 19:40:22

TC Ends: 19:52:13

Duration: 00:11:51

Vietnam War - Air Strike missions, SE Asia, 24Nov67 - 04Mar68 24Nov67 Pilot: Lee, A-1G no. 528, 1st ACSF. (soft focus) High over jungle w/ visible bombs dropping & exploding. Red & white smoke, some good explosions. 19:43:05 03Feb68 Lt. Col Hildreth, A-1G, no 865. Detachment 14th ACW. Initial large bomb strike w/ large flames. Several low passes over jungle of mountain ridge towards valley. Good low view of ridge top w/ dense jungle forest foliage, several passes at nearly tree top level. Cluster Bomb Unit-25 bomblets dropping & exploding (some visible under foliage cover). 19:49:00 30Jan68 Pilot: Col Repp, A-1E no. 865, Detachment 1 14th ACW. Operation MacArthur Over dark jungle ridge, smoke from bomb. Low over trees & fires w/ smoke. Large BLU-23 explosions w/ white phosphorus (?). Cluster Bomb Unit-25 bomblets dropping, several passes. Southeast Asia; 1967; 1968 NOTE: A-1E & A-1G were propeller planes. BLU-23 is 500 lb. bomb. 14th ACW is 14th Air Commando Wing.

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