Operation San Angelo (101st Airborne, Vietnam)

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Operation San Angelo (101st Airborne, Vietnam)


OPERATION SAN ANGELO (1ST BRIGADE, 101ST AIRBORNE DIVISION) SONG BE, SOUTH VIETNAM - National Archives and Records Administration 1968 - ARC Identifier 31685 / Local Identifier 111-LC-52325 - Department of Defense. Department of the Army. Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations. U.S. Army Audiovisual Center. (ca. 1974 - 05/15/1984). Silent. Soldiers approach and search houses of deserted French rubber plantation. Soldiers walk along trail. LS, explosion from grenade hits on bldg. Soldiers fire M-79 grenade launchers. Smoke from signal grenade. UH-1D copter lands. LTC Howard Danford, CO, 502 Abn Inf, and other officers inspect buildings of the French rubber plantation. Copter takes off. Flight of UH-1Bs comes in for landing. Shot from copter as it takes off from plantation and flies over rubber trees. Officer briefs squad leaders. Soldiers move out. Soldier speaks over radio. Soldiers cross single-log bridge over deep ditch. Each uses a pole to support himself. Soldiers walk along jungle trail and down embankment. Soldiers under cover at riverbank. Soldiers cross river as other men stand guard. Soldiers struggle up riverbank. Soldiers wade across another river. Soldiers search abandoned huts, check items in box. Soldiers walk on narrow path thru tall grass. Soldiers search wrecked huts and bunkers. Soldiers help each other up steep embankment.


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U.S. Army Audiovisual Center, “Operation San Angelo (101st Airborne, Vietnam),” Special Operations History Foundation, accessed September 19, 2020, http://specialoperationshistory.com/items/show/109.

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