The UH-1 Iroquois in Vietnam

By Army.milFebruary 22, 2007

UH-1D Iroquois helicopters airlift members of the 2nd Battalion, 14th Infantry Regt. From the Fihol Rubber Plantation to a new staging area during "Operation Wahiawa", a search and destroy mission conducted by the 25th Infantry Division, northeast of Cu Chi, Vietnam."
1 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – UH-1D Iroquois helicopters airlift members of the 2nd Battalion, 14th Infantry Regt. From the Fihol Rubber Plantation to a new staging area during "Operation Wahiawa", a search and destroy mission conducted by the 25th Infantry Division, northeast of Cu Chi, Vietnam." (Photo Credit: SFC James K.F. Dung) VIEW ORIGINAL
Major Bruce Crandall's UH-1D helicopter climbs skyward after discharging a load of infantrymen on a search and destroy mission.
2 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Major Bruce Crandall's UH-1D helicopter climbs skyward after discharging a load of infantrymen on a search and destroy mission. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Army Maj. Bruce Crandall flies a rescue mission in Vietnam with fellow Medal of Honor Recipient Ed Freeman. The only time the two pilots and friends flew together, they rescued Freeman's co-pilot, Frank Moreno, who had crashed."
3 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Maj. Bruce Crandall flies a rescue mission in Vietnam with fellow Medal of Honor Recipient Ed Freeman. The only time the two pilots and friends flew together, they rescued Freeman's co-pilot, Frank Moreno, who had crashed." (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL
1st Cavalry Soldiers disembark a UH-1 Iroquois helicopter in the Ia Drang Valley of Vietnam."
4 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – 1st Cavalry Soldiers disembark a UH-1 Iroquois helicopter in the Ia Drang Valley of Vietnam." (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL
During a UH-1 Iroquois helicopter's steady descent, a U.S. Army Soldier standing on a landing skid, prepares to touch ground."
5 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – During a UH-1 Iroquois helicopter's steady descent, a U.S. Army Soldier standing on a landing skid, prepares to touch ground." (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL
Soldiers on a search and recovery mission during the Vietnam War.  Their ride, a UH-1 Iroquois helicopter, is parked nearby."
6 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers on a search and recovery mission during the Vietnam War. Their ride, a UH-1 Iroquois helicopter, is parked nearby." (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL
Soldiers awaiting the second wave of UH-1 Iroquois helicopters on an isolated landing zone during "Operation Pershing" (Vietnam War)."
7 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers awaiting the second wave of UH-1 Iroquois helicopters on an isolated landing zone during "Operation Pershing" (Vietnam War)." (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL
A UH-1B Iroquois helicopter idle on the tarmac."
8 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A UH-1B Iroquois helicopter idle on the tarmac." (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL
A UH-1D Iroquois helicopter in flight."
9 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A UH-1D Iroquois helicopter in flight." (Photo Credit: US Army) VIEW ORIGINAL
Amidst a "low and slow" fly-over in Vietnam, a U.S. Army Soldier prepares to jump to the ground from a UH-1 Iroquois helicopter."
10 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Amidst a "low and slow" fly-over in Vietnam, a U.S. Army Soldier prepares to jump to the ground from a UH-1 Iroquois helicopter." (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL
A Blue Team Rifle Squad from the 1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry, exiting a UH-1 Iroquois helicopter."
11 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A Blue Team Rifle Squad from the 1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry, exiting a UH-1 Iroquois helicopter." (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL