Battlefield Tracheotomy on US 1/7 Air Cav soldier with no anesthesia, fully awake & lucid.
The doc treating the man is Captain Robert Carrara, battalion surgeon,
and the wounded soldier is Specialist 4 Arthur Viera. Viera was a member of the 7th
Cavalry (Air Mobile), 1st Battalion. The Battlefield Tracheotomy footage was shot at the
battalion aid station @ LZ XRAY..
Additional footage is also from the LZ-X-Ray/Ia Drang Valley area (Central Highlands, base of the Chu Pong massif) during the 11/14-11/16 1965 Battle
Tags: Viet, Viet Nam, Battle, LZ XRay, LZ Albany, 1/7, 1st of the 7th, Air Cav, Ia drang, Tracheotomy, Central Highlands, Chu Pong massif, Operation Silver Bayonet, Pleiku Campaign, 1965
Location: Viet Nam (load item map)
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