Preparing to drop leaflets, 1968
Bob Cutts ©Stars and StripesSouth Vietnam, April, 1968: Crew members from a C-47 "Gooney Bird" aircraft of the 5th Air Commando Squadron go over strategy before taking off to drop thousands of propaganda leaflets targeting the Viet Cong. The psychological warfare campaign also included flights from which loudspeakers blared recorded messages at the enemy. "We just fly over them all night, keeping them awake and letting 'em know we know where they are," said 1st Lt. Jerry Valentine. "They get pretty harassed, all right."
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