Vietnam Archives Volume II: Air & Ground Operations explores
the how air and ground operations in the Vietnam theater were
used to maintain America's fighting force during this bloody
conflict. You will learn about this era, the men, their equipment
and fighting methods used during this era of warfare in this
collection of five films.They are:
- The Vietnam Airmobile Division - Take a tour of the Airmobile
Division during the Vietnam war era. Learn about the history,
organization and force capabilities of the Airmobile Cavalry
Division in the Vietnam war. Special emphasis is placed
on their deployment capabilities during their time in South
- The Vietnam Sky Soldiers - 173rd Airborne Brigade: Take
a tour of the 173rd Airborne Brigade during the Vietnam
war era. Learn about their operations at Vung Tau and Bien
Hoa. Also learn about the details about operation "New Life",
the program designed to help protect the rice harvest for
that wartorn country.
- The Screaming Eagles in Vietnam - produced in 1967 for
the Department of Defense - follows the activities of the
First Brigade, 101st Airborne Division. Follow these brave
soldiers on a variety of missions from the Summer of 1965
until January 1967 on various operations in Vietnam - including
Operations Van Buren, Harrison, Hawthorne, John Paul Jones
and Operation Pickett.
- United States Army Helicopter Operations in South Vietnam
(1963) - is an early Vietnam look at the life of the Vietnamese,
enemy war actions and the role of helicopter attacks in
the early troubles of the Vietnam conflict. In addition
to great helicopter action scenes, you get an up close look
at the H-21 troop carrier as well as the weaponry that was
commonly bolted to helicopters during the war.
- Know Your Enemy: The Vietcong - This army film was designed
to familiarize US troops about the Vietcong - how they lived
and their tactics in war.
The total run time of this DVD is 2 hours 9 minutes.