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Item Number
VA035397
Record Number
158975
Creation Date
Undated
Collection
Peter Braestrup Collection
Media Type
Photograph
Description
"C-130 Landing at Khe Sanh Under Fire Getting there was half the story." U.S. Air Force U.S Air Force and Navy Jets put down a line of defensive fire as they engage in the protection of a C-130 transport preparing for departure from the Marine base at Khe Sanh. Enemy forces were spotted moving along a mountainside in full view of the base just after the C-130 landed a load of ammunition. Air strikes were called in and the enemy' apparent plan to destroy the aircraft and its cargo was foiled U.S. Air Force photo."
Citation
Photograph VA035397,  No Date, Peter Braestrup Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 23 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=VA035397>.
Pub. Credit Line
VA035397, Peter Braestrup Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 22 Jan 2004[Updated: 13 Feb 2013]