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118th Assault Helicopter Company - "Thunderbirds, Choppers, Bandits"

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UH-1D model enroute above the clouds in early 1965.
Image courtesy of Warren George

Bandit 6 UH-1B with new 10lb rockets in early 1965.
Image courtesy of Jack Grasmeder, Opns Off

An Associated Press Photo of UH-1B taking off over troops a Duc Hoa.
Image courtesy of Jack Grasmeder, Opns Off

Ted Jambon, 118th Platoon Leader taking c-ration break on "Pigs & Rice" mission early 66.
Image courtesy of Ted Jambon

118th Thunderbirds on stand-by following CA in 1966.
Image courtesy of Ted Jambon

118th Gunship, Bandit 5 slingloading gasoline for generators on top of Nue Ba Dinh (Black Virgin) Mtn near Tay Ninh in 64.
U.S. Army Official Photo courtesy of Ralph Young

118th Bandit gunship, "Bandit 6" showing armament in late 66.
Image courtesy of Dr. Marvin Marchman, Flt Surgeon

Shot from cargo area past doorgunner with Nui Ba Dinh in background
Image courtesy of Dr. Marvin Marchman, Flt Surgeon

End of tour - 118th Plaque
Image courtesy of Frank Zipperer

A 40mm turret on a UH-1B belonging to 118th Aviation Com "Bandits"


118th AHC patch (1967)
Image courtesy of Gary Cody via Tillman Jeffrey

Gary Cody with wrecked "C" model at Bien Hoa. Believed to be 118th AHC aircraft.
Image courtesy of Gary Cody via Tillman Jeffrey

Memorial Document
Image courtesy of Mike Sloniker

118th Thunderbirds from the 145th Photo history book vol 1 from 1967
Image courtesy of David Green


Image courtesy of David Green


Image courtesy of David Green


Image courtesy of David Green


Image courtesy of David Green


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