Gerard Forken ©Stars and StripesTay Ninh Province, South Vietnam, February, 1967: An Air Force C-130 Hercules drops supplies to U.S. troops attempting to encircle a suspected Viet Cong headquarters during Operation Junction City.

RELATED MATERIAL: Read three 1967 Stars and Stripes stories about the start of Operation Junction City: Paratroopers drop into VC stronghold U.S. troops find Viet Cong R&R center (with more supply drop photos) Reds flee advancing U.S. units

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