Because the terrain in Vietnam was made up of dense jungles and hills, the Americans used helicopters as transportation. This allowed them to drop soldiers right into combat and could pick up the injured quickly.
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Soldiers relax aboard a Bell Iroquois - the Huey. Being aboard a helicopter was like being on a miniature vacation, as it provided a few moments of rest "out of the war." Photo by Charlie Haughey ~ Vietnam War