US helicopters transport NZ troops, circa 1967-1968

Helicopter lifts off Flying over jungle View inside cockpit Preparing to land

A sequence of photographs showing New Zealand troops being transported in Vietnam by United States Army helicopters, circa 1967-1968.

The white diamond tactical insignia on the tail boom (top photograph) suggests this Bell UH-1D Iroquois 'Huey' helicopter belonged to the US Army 118th Assault Helicopter Company based at Bien Hoa, 1963-1971.

Reference: 

Norman Booker collection

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