archival footage

archival footage

The Small Boat Navy In Vietnam War - 1968 Educational Film - S88TV1

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Archival footage shows the operations of the United States Navy's small boats in the Vietnam War during the 1960s. Uniquely designed to meet the challenges of river and coastal warfare, these boats - swift boats, patrol boats, minesweeping boats, Landing Craft Personnel (Large), armored troop carriers, monitors - along with Seawolf helicopters are depicted on coastal and river patrols under enemy fire or spearheading invasions in enemy-held river territory. This film made available courtesy the Department of Defense, National Technical Information Service, and the National Archives and Records Administration http://www.archives.gov/ S88TV1 - Transport, technology, and general interest movies from the past - newsreels, documentaries & publicity films from my archives.