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Plucking Troops From A Hot LZ
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SKY SOLDIER -
A Casper Platoon Huey crew prepares to extract a team of 173d Airborne Brigade Sky Soldiers from an extremely Hot LZ.
A Casper Platoon UH-
With circling gunships providing support from above, Sky Soldiers return VC sniper fire and Casper completes the extraction. Such rescue missions were frequent, necessary and fraught with danger.
Photo Credit: National Archives (negative7680) #11C6