Sounds

SoundsHere are some sounds from the Rattlers and Firebirds as well as other sources and some sounds from movies and a couple of music tracks as well. 

Real Sounds

firebird91.mp3 (144k)Firebird 91 (Jack Horn) talking with the Aussies at Nui-Dat. Recording provided by Graham Kemp, Royal Australian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers.
HueyStartup.mp3 (82k)Huey Start-up
hover.mp3 (3k)Huey Hovering
flyby.mp3 (36k)Huey Fly-by
flyby2.mp3 (88k)Another Huey Fly-by
m60air.mp3 (40k)M60 machine gun in flight
m60ground.mp3 (39k)M60 machine gun on ground during mortar attack
minigun.mp3 (15k)Test firing a minigun
HitsKeepComing.mp3 (12k)AFVN and the hits keep coming on
NewsIntro.mp3 (26k)AFVN News intro
StarsAndStripes.mp3 (102k)AFVN ad for Stars & Stripes with Pat Sajak

 

Movie Sounds

Disclaimer: The sound clips about shooting women and children and identifying VC are not representative of what actually occurred in our unit. They are representative of the type of "gallows humor" that allowed us to retain some small portion of our sanity.

goodmorn1.mp3 (46k)Good Morning Vietnam! From the move of the same name
incoming.mp3 (8k)Incoming! From Full Metal Jacket
lead_em.mp3 (20k)How can you shoot women and children? From Full Metal Jacket
vc.mp3 (21k)How can you tell if they're VC? From Full Metal Jacket
helmet.mp3 (15k)How come you guys sit on your helmets? From Apocalypse Now
napalm.mp3 (49k)I love the smell of napalm in the morning From Apocalypse Now
Gods_Own_Lunatics.mp3 (1,200k)God's Own Lunatics, by Joe Galloway, from a Military Channel documentary named In the Shadow of the Blade

Music

wingedsoldiers.mp3 (304k)Winged Soldiers a patriotic song about Army helicopter pilots
GodBless.mp3 (738k)The Association's Unofficial Anthem

Other

The Man in the Doorway, a poem.