Bell UH-1D “Huey”: “In 1972 a crack commando unit was sent …..”

After the previous initial steps taken at Korea and French experiences in Argelia, Vietnam became without doubt the helicopters’ coming of age.
This superb photo captures a Huey unit leaving some grunts on a hot landing zone (LZ) in the Mekong Delta, South Vietnam, Aug. 1967.

Photo: Doug Van Phuoc.

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