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US paratroopers of the 2nd Battalion, 503rd Airborne Infantry... News Photo1960-1969,Airplane,Archival,Armed Forces,Battalion,C-130 Hercules,Color Image,Conflict,D Day,Day,Economy,Full Length,Horizontal,Jumping,Medium Group Of People,Military,Military Uniform,Outdoors,Pacific War,Parachuting,Paratrooper,People,Politics,South Vietnam,TIMEINCOWN,TLPConprod,Tay Ninh,Tay Ninh Province,Transportation,USA,Vietnam,Vietnam WarPhotographer Collection: The LIFE Picture Collection Time Life PicturesUS paratroopers of the 2nd Battalion, 503rd Airborne Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, jump out of C-130 planes into War Zone C on D day of Operation Junction City in the Vietnam War, Tay Ninh Province, South Vietnam, February 22, 1967. The troopers parachute into the drop zone three kilometers north of Katum in the only combat parachute jump of the war, and the first US combat parachute assault since the Korean War. (Photo by Co Rentmeester/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)