Both photos are from the Abel Collection
the closing of the airfield to larger aircraft, aerial parachute drops
were the most familiar method of resupplying the Marines at Khe Sanh.
Top, an Air Force Lockheed C-130 transport drops supplies for the embattled
Marines at the base. Below, Marines on the ground at Khe Sanh watch
as the supplies come floating down. Several collapsed parachutes can
he seen in the background.