• Short Summary

    This footage was shot in March and April 1975, while Task Group 76.4 was on station in the Gulf of Siam.

  • Description

    This footage was shot in March and April 1975, while Task Group 76.4 was on station in the Gulf of Siam.

    The U. S. Navy Task Group 76.4, on station in the Gulf of Siam, assisted in the evacuation of personnel from Phnom Penh. The helicopter carrier USS OKINAWA (LPH-3), along with the USS VANCOUVER (LPD-2), USS THOMASTON (ISD-28), USS PEORIA (LST-1183), USS H. B. WILSON (DDG-7), and the EDSON (DD-946) comprise Task Group 76.4.

    On board the USS OKINAWA is Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 462 of Marine Aircraft Group-36, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing. This Squadron consists primarily of heavy cargo (CH-53D) "Sen Stallion" helicopters.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA54CHMGXP3ZLF4ETH9WFC8RKW8
    Media URN:
    VLVA54CHMGXP3ZLF4ETH9WFC8RKW8
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/03/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:03:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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