Operational sounds of United States military aircraft, armour and weapons used during the war in Vietnam, 1962-1972

Place Asia: Vietnam
Accession Number S03297
Collection type Sound
Measurement 1 hr 4 min
Object type Sound Effect
Physical description 1/4 inch sound tape reel; BASF; Scotch; 7 1/2 ips/19 cm.s; mono; 5 inch; 7 inch
Maker Unknown
Date made Unknown
Access Open
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC
Copying Provisions Copy provided for personal non-commercial use
Source credit to AWM Research Grants Scheme
Description

1. jet fighters passing overhead and delivering ordnance to the ground; bombs exploding; small arms and machine gun fire; rifle shots; 2. armoured vehicles manoeuvring; petrol-powered armoured vehicles; M113A1 in the background; 3. small arms fire; M60 machine gun; heavy machine gun fire; 4. M60 machine gun firing; armoured vehicle manoeuvring; 5. small arms fire; US troops in jungle; fire fight; mortar fire; 6. radio transmissions; men talking; orders to troops; 7. jet fighters passing overhead; 8. artillery fire (incoming rounds); chain saw; 9. artillery pieces operating - loading and firing; fire orders; 10. footsteps in jungle; 11. occasional artillery fire (incoming rounds); 12. explosion; 13. artillery rounds exploding; 14. distant artillery barrage; small arms fire; M60 machine gun; 15. petrol tank exploding; crackling flames; 16. close up of mortar firing; 17. teletype machine; 18. Iroquois UH1 helicopter; 19. jet fighters passing overhead; 20. jet taxiing; 21. crowd cheering; crowd applauding (out of context with the title); 22. small arms fire; 23. artillery fire; 24. escaping gas; 25. vehicles, including armoured vehicles, starting up and moving; 26. GAU/2BA (M134) mini gun fired from a helicopter; M60 machine gun being fired from a helicopter; man talking; 27. multi engine piston-powered aircraft passing overhead; 28. artillery fire landing (incoming rounds); firing artillery (outgoing); fire orders; distant artillery fire landing; artillery pieces operating - loading and firing; 29. hand grenades; 30. distant artillery barrage landing; 31. small arms fire; 32. machine gun fire.

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