- Title: CF795
Operation Harrison – March 1966 – Vietnam War. 1st Brigade Long Range Patrols prepare for Operation Harrison (Hackworth’s Division) – men applying camouflage makeup – UH-1D helicopters in action – Soldier is helped on with his large pack. Soldiers walk to helicopters. LS, UH-1Ds take off at sunset. UH-1D helicopters arrive to pick up regular troops of the 2nd Bn, 502d Infantry Troops move off. Men set up 8lmm mortar. Two UH-1Ds drop M-274 mechanical mules from slings. GIs march through jungle.
Soldiers setting fire to roof of hut – Vietnamese family led out - sitting by the side of the road - Soldiers fill canteens at stream – Vietnamese civilians old ladies looking frightened standing next to their hut. Soldiers enter and search village. LS, two VC prisoners escorted by US soldier.
- Keywords:USA, VIETNAM, SEARCH, VIETCONG, VIETNAM WAR, INDOCHINA, COMMUNISM, RED THREAT, SCORCHED EARTH, STRATEGIC HAMLET
- Master Title:CF795