Tag Archives: daisy cutter bomb

Daisy Cutter Bomb

Used to Blast Helicopter Landing Zones


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.


Filed under Vietnam War