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In this five-part oral history, fighter ace William Farrell discusses his 30+ years of service with the United States Marine Corps. In part five, he provides more clarifying details regarding his wartime experiences during the Vietnam War. Topics…

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Photograph of a Bell UH-1H Iroquois (Huey) helicopter of the 240th Assault Helicopter Company, in flight above a fog layer in Vietnam, circa 1970-1971.Caption from donor: "UH-1 flying above fog layer."

Photograph of a Bell UH-1H Iroquois (Huey) helicopter of the 240th Assault Helicopter Company, parked at an unidentified military base in Vietnam, circa 1970-1971. Caption from donor: "Firebase somewhere in the 'bush'. After an assault, we would wait…

Photograph of Vietnamese peddlers gathered around a Bell UH-1H Iroquois (Huey) helicopter of the 240th Assault Helicopter Company, Vietnam, circa 1970-1971. Caption from donor: "Peddlers selling goods outside of their town. Peddlers were searched…

Photograph of Calvin H. Kam flying co-pilot in a Bell UH-1H Iroquois (Huey) helicopter of the 240th Assault Helicopter Company, Vietnam, circa 1970-1971. A list of assault targets and times is written on the windshield.Caption from donor: "1Lt.…

Photograph of fields and roads in Vietnam, circa 1970-1971. Plumes of smoke from a bombing run are visible in the distance. Caption from donor: "Jet bombing run."

Photograph of United States Army soldiers eating a meal during a celebration at a South Vietnam military base, circa 1970-1971.Caption from donor: "South Vietnam Firebase celebration; CW2 Moyer, Lt. Kam on left."

Photograph of soldiers gathered in a tent during a celebration at a South Vietnam military base, circa 1970-1971.Caption from donor: "South Vietnam Firebase celebration."

Photograph of an unidentified soldier standing underneath a banner at a South Vietnam military base, circa 1970-1971. Caption from donor: "South Vietnam Firebase along Cambodian border where we took South Vietnam dignitaries for a celebration party.…

Photograph of a Douglas AD (A-1, BT2D) Skyraider at a military base in Vietnam, circa 1970-1971. The photo was taken from the tail gun compartment of a Sikorsky (S-65A) HH-53B Super Jolly helicopter.Caption from donor: "HH-53 tail gun and A-1…
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