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  • usa Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 164

    US Marine Corps

    HMM-164 :

    1964 to 2015    

    HMM-164 1968 Operation Talladega Canyon

    Contribution: L. Raymond for Helis.com

    August 1968, Vietnam War, 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines perform a clear and search operation in Quang Nam Province.

    Stream bed just outside of Special Landing Force (SLF) 2/7 perimeter being used as staging area for helicopters
    Operation was to land on the ridges under the red line. They were "shot out of the zone" by multiple 12.7mm guns sites on the ridge

    Brand new CH-46D #152564 in original color scheme

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