Vietnam
1966-1967
© 2012 by Don Poss
Đà Nàng AB, 1965-1966
Selected photos by Steen A. Lunde and Vietnam Air Spotters, Airliners.net
presented for historical and educational purposes only.

Telling it like it was!

Da Nang AB, First Monsoon sweeps base, 1965.

1. Đà Nàng AB: flight line silouhetted by flares over the east perimeter. Photo by Steen A. Lunde. c1967.
© Composite 2003 Photo by Don Poss

2. The Da Nang Air Base VC/NVA POW Camp, near the base's maingate, is backlit by flares during the 1966 Buddhist uprising. U.S. forces remained netural until near the end when General Ky led ARVN troops into the city of Da Nang and broke the rebellion. ARVN AF bombed pockets of resistence near the Air Base, but were very careful not to strike the base. Photo by Don Poss 1965-1966.
2. The Đà Nàng Air Base VC/NVA POW Camp , near the base's maingate, is backlit by flares during the 1966 Buddhist uprising.
U.S. forces remained netural until near the end when General Ky led ARVN troops into the city of Đà Nàng and broke the rebellion.
ARVN AF bombed pockets of resistence near the Air Base, but were very careful not to strike the base. Photo by Don Poss 1965-1966.
3. Da Nang AB: VC POWs set on flight ramp awaiting transportation from Da Nang's POW Camp on a C-130. c1967 Photo by Steen A Lunde, Airlines.net.
3. Đà Nàng AB: VC POWs set on flight ramp awaiting transportation from Đà Nàng's POW Camp on a C-130. c1967
Photo by Steen A Lunde, Airlines.net.
4. Da Nang AB: POW Camp. Photo by Don Poss. 1965-1966.
4. Đà Nàng AB: POW Camp. Photo by Don Poss. 1965-1966.
5. Da Nang AB: International Airport, current view. Photo by Vietnam Air Spotters, Airliners.net.
5. Đà Nàng AB:  International Airport, current view. Photo by Vietnam Air Spotters, Airliners.net.
 
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