Daisy Cutter Bomb


Used to Blast Helicopter Landing Zones

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Blues are waiting for lift birds to be extracted. The mission was to secure the area for combat engineers to clear the trees and underbrush for future grunt company LZ.

During the Vietnam War, the USAF used 10,000-lb. M121 bombs left over from World War II, to blast Helicopter Landing Zones (HLZ) in the dense undergrowth.

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2 responses to “Daisy Cutter Bomb

  1. RICHARD MACLEOD

    Do you have any idea when this picture was taken? I keep reading that Daisy Cutters weren’t used until Dec. 1968 or in 1969, but I know they were used for Delta Trp, 1/9th before we moved south from Camp Evans at the end of Oct. 1968.

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