ARCHIVE PHOTO OF THE DAY
Two eras of transportation, 1966
By STARS AND STRIPES Published: March 24, 2021
Kim Ki Sam ©Stars and Stripes
Tay Ninh, South Vietnam, May, 1966: Two Vietnamese men in an ox cart roll past helicopters that are waiting to carry infantrymen to landing zones near the Cambodian border during Operation Birmingham. Over 3,000 troops from the 1st Infantry Division were brought in by C-130s to take part in the operation.
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