The Real Charlie Company on Film

The video links are from a stock footage house and have no sound.  They were taken in October 1967. So far I recognized Lee Kleese, Ray Warner, Robert Roark, Ron Brunty and many others. See who you can recognize. Then leave a message in reply.

 

Activities of the United States Army 1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry, 4th Infantry Division soldiers during Operation Francis Marion in the Central Highlands in Pleiku area, South Vietnam. Soldiers walk with a sick soldier in the jungle during the Vietnam War. United States Army UH-1D Iroquois helicopter in flight in the far background. The helicopter lands for evacuation of sick soldiers. Sick soldier having malaria is led to the helicopter. He is helped aboard the helicopter and takes off.

http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675062023_United-States-soldiers_Operation-Francis-Marion_UH-1D-Iroquois_sick-soldier

Activities of the United States Army 1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry, 4th Infantry Division soldiers during Operation Francis Marion in the Central Highlands in Pleiku area, South Vietnam. Soldiers breaking the camp as they prepare to move out of the area. Tents being dismantled and personal gear is assembled.

http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675062024_United-States-soldiers_breaking-camp_dismantling-tents_assembling-personal-gear

Activities of the United States Army 1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry, 4th Infantry Division soldiers during Operation Francis Marion in the Central Highlands in Pleiku area, South Vietnam. Soldiers moving through bushes and the jungle during the Vietnam War. They cross a jungle stream. They fill canteens with water. A soldier washes his face in the stream. Some soldiers bathe and enjoy in the stream. Other soldier washes his clothes.

http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675062025_United-States-soldiers_moving-through-jungle_cross-jungle-stream_bathing-in-stream

Activities of the United States Army 1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry, 4th Infantry Division soldiers during Operation Francis Marion in the Central Highlands in Pleiku area, South Vietnam. Bunkers and tents at the camp area in the background. Soldier sharpens his machete. Soldier uses a compass as a mirror for shaving. Other soldier washes himself with water from his helmet. Some of the soldiers rest, read Stars and Stripes. They clean their weapons.

http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675062027_United-States-soldiers_Operation-Francis-Marion_sharpening-machete_soldier-shaving

Activities of the United States Army 1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry, 4th Infantry Division soldiers during Operation Francis Marion in the Central Highlands in Pleiku area, South Vietnam. Pup tents and lean-tos of jungle camp. Two soldiers relax at shelter, one writes a letter. Improvised shelter set up for the night.

http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675062022_United-States-soldiers_Operation-Francis-Marion_soldiers-relaxing_jungle-camp

Activities of the United States Army 1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry, 4th Infantry Division soldiers during Operation Francis Marion in the Central Highlands in Pleiku area, South Vietnam. Soldiers walk in jungle to a water point during the Vietnam War. They fill canteens at a stream. A soldier on guard. Soldiers walk through the dense foliage on return to camp with canteens.

http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675062021_United-States-soldiers_Operation-Francis-Marion_filling-canteens_dense-foliage

 

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