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ID number ERR/68/1003/VN
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white
Photographer Errington, William Alexander (Bill)
Date made 1968
Physical description Black & white


South Vietnam. 1968-11-10. Exiting an armoured personnel carrier (APC), surrounded by fellow soldiers is a wounded digger who received minor head injuries when the force of a mine exploding under the tracks of the APC threw him against the roof. He was injured during Operation Capital, a reconnaissance in force in the Thau Tich area, north-east of Nui Dat. Trooper Robert English of Nelsons Bay, NSW, sits on top of the APC at left.