Details
FOOTAGE number
BOF5906960
Title
Documentary "Not For Conquest - Facing Communist Aggression" USA 1960s (part 8/10)
Description
01:19:08:00 Vietnam War footage. Army of the Republic of Viet Nam ARVN soldiers fighting the the guerrilla fighters of the Vietnam National Liberation Front VNAF or Vietcong. Various scenes of ARVN soldiers in combat and on patrol wading through rice paddies and through the jungle. Viet-cong prisoners captured by the ARVN soldiers. Several helicopters in low flight over flooded rice paddies of Vietnam. U.S. aircraft damaged and destroyed by Vietcong raid on U.S. airbase in Vietnam. Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara holds news conference to tell of U.S. response to Vietcong attack on U.S air base in Vietnam by striking North Vietnam military facilities and supply routes used to infiltrate men and materials into South Vietnam. U.S. aircraft firing rockets and strafing ground targets in North Vietnam. 01:23:20:03 Piasecki H-21 Shawnee Troop transport helicopter landing and unloading ARVN soldiers. Camouflaged tanks used by ARVN soldiers in South Vietnam. At a news conference Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara explains why U.S. ground combat units troops will be deployed sent to South Vietnam. Build-up of U.S. ground forces in South Vietnam. American ground combat forces troops arriving in South Vietnam by plane, by ship, and by landing craft.
Photo credit
BOF AMERICAN HISTORY FOOTAGE / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
footage / War / aviation / aeroplanes / planes / communism / communist / red scare / american history / America / USA / military / american military / 1960s / 60s / sixties / documentary / secretary of defence / robert mcnamara / mcnamara / not for conquest / facing communist aggression / USSR / Soviet / Soviet Union / soviet threat / russia / vietnam war footage / army of the republic of vietnam / arvn / soldiers / guerrilla soldiers / avrn soldiers / vietnam national liberation front / vnaf / vnaf soldiers / vietcong / combat / Patrol / rice paddies / jungle / warfare / prisoners / flight / helicopters / us air base / Rockets / north vietnam / south vietnam / Vietnam War / piasecki h-21 shawnee troop transport helicopter / thanks / us troops / american forces / video / clip
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Availability
Dimension [pixels] File size [MB] Duration [Seconds] Online Purchase
Footage 1920 × 1080 px 4,156 MB 5040
Copyright
Out of copyright

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