(1968: The Defining Year)
Department ul Defense (USMC) Photo A190277
Marines of BLT 3/1 of the Seventh Fleet's Special
Landing Force (SLF) Bravo go into action in the Cua Viet sector after
being brought ashore by helicopters of HMM-165, the SLF helicopter squadron.
In the top photo. Marines more inland after arriving in the landing
zone, while a Boeing Vertol CH-46 Sea Knight hovers overhead and prepares
tn return to the ships of the amphibious ready group offshore. Below:
Marines of the BLT in their new area of operations move through a Vietnamese
village with its thatched-roof huts.
Department of Defense (USMC) Photo A
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