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Bruce Crandall oral history interview
Vietnam War veteran and Medal of Honor recipient Bruce Perry Crandall is interviewed about his service as a pilot and engineer with the United States Army. He discusses his experiences conducting topographic studies during the 1950s and 1960s and his…

[Unidentified ship]
Photograph of an unidentified ship in open water, circa 1969-1972. A helicopter hovers over the ship's deck on the right.

[Tail gun of Sikorsky HH-53B Super Jolly helicopter]
Photograph of a Douglas AD (A-1, BT2D) Skyraider at a military base in Vietnam, circa 1970-1971. The photo was taken from the tail gun compartment of a Sikorsky (S-65A) HH-53B Super Jolly helicopter.Caption from donor: "HH-53 tail gun and A-1…

[Soldiers with Bell UH-1C Iroquois]
Photograph of United States Army soldiers posing with a Bell UH-1C (HU-1C) Iroquois (Huey) helicopter of the 240th Assault Helicopter Company in Vietnam, circa 1970-1971. The helicopter bears the unit's "Mad Dog" gunship emblem and slogan, "Death on…

[Soldier jumping from helicopter]
Photograph of a United States Army soldier of the 5th Special Forces Group, jumping from a helicopter above Long Thành, Vietnam, circa 1970-1971.Caption from donor: "5th Special Forces at Long Than [sic] doing a jump."

[Soldier about to jump from helicopter]
Photograph of a United States Army soldier of the 5th Special Forces Group, getting ready to jump from a helicopter above Long Thành, Vietnam, circa 1970-1971.Caption from donor: "5th Special Forces at Long Than [sic] doing a jump."

[Smoke in landing zone]
Photograph of plumes of smoke in a helicopter landing zone in Vietnam, circa 1970-1971. The photo was taken from a Bell UH-1H Iroquois (Huey) helicopter of the 240th Assault Helicopter Company during an air assault.Caption from donor: "Explosions on…

[Sikorsky HH-53B Super Jolly helicopter]
Photograph of a Sikorsky (S-65A) HH-53B Super Jolly helicopter of the United States Air Force, parked in a hangar in Vietnam, circa 1970-1971. Caption from donor: "HH-53. We rode the HH-53 to Da Nang to pick-up a UH-1."

[Sikorsky CH-45 Tahre lifting Boeing-Vertol CH-47 Chinook]
Photograph of a Sikorsky CH-45 Tahre (United States Army variant of the Sikorsky S-64 Skycrane), lifting a Boeing-Vertol CH-47 Chinook helicopter at an air base in Vietnam, circa 1970-1971. Caption from donor: "Tarhe Crane (CH-54) picking up Chinook…

[Sikorsky (S-61R) HH-3E Jolly Green Giant helicopters]
Photograph of Sikorsky (S-61R) HH-3E Jolly Green Giant helicopters at Nakhon Phanom Royal Thai Air Force Base, Thailand, circa 1967-1968.
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