- Title: CF712
Good cu of helicopter flying towards camera. Int helicopter, two pilots smile at each other. Crew onto Huey. Int cabin as pilot flies over runway. Pilot smiles, black co-pilot makes OK gesture. Helicopter into land on runway. Cu on rotor blades turning. POV of cleared space in forest, helicopter lands in space. Pilot instructor makes OK gesture. POV from helicopter flying over jungle. Maintenance crew work on helicopters. Student helicopter pilots in classroom. Huey helicopter lands in jungle, troops off. Soldiers with fingers in ears as they fire shells. Mcu soldier on field telephone. Cascades of bombs dropping from B-52 bomber. Aerial shot of bombs exploding / carpet bombing. POV shot from bomb bay as many bombs drop. Camera shakes as explosion on ground. Vietcong soldier giving order to fire, shell explosion shakes camera in foxhole as soldiers duck behind sandbags. Injured soldier taken on stretcher. La cu shot of soldier on field telephone. Int helicopter as pilot talks into radio. Air to air shot of B-52 dropping many bombs. Aerial shot of explosions on ground. Ground crew loading bombs onto B-52. Planning meeting with wall map. Cu bomb being fitted onto plane. Aerial shot explosions on ground. Int flight tower with crew on radio, B-52 into land, cu steering B-52, undercarriage shot as wheels fold up. Cu badge on pilots arm reading Vietnam 100 Missions B-52. Air to air shot of B-52 dropping many bombs. Cu bombs dropping out of bomb bay. Smiling pilots.
Parachutes inspected and re-packed. Load of bombs ready for boarding, ground crew prepares the detonators. Bombs loaded onto racks. B-52 takes off. Cu bombs drop out of bay. Aerial shot of bombs exploding in jungle. Carpet bombing. Crew load gear into B-52 bomber, climb into cockpit, close door with foot. Pull out from bombs loaded underneath B-52. Crew in control tower as B-52 taxis along runway. Cu int cabin showing controls. Pilot checks dials. Pilots hands as he moves switches. Air to air shot of B-52. Pilot twiddles with dials. POV shot showing refuelling of B-52 in flight. Aerial shot bombs exploding in jungle. Vs pictures painted onto B-52 bombers. Aerial shot of enormous explosions in jungle below.
- Keywords:USA, VIETNAM, SIXTIES, INFANTRY, SKY CAVALRY, FIRST CAVALRY DIVISION, BATTLE OF IA DRANG VALLEY
- Master Title:CF712