ART40651

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ID number ART40651
Title Digger cleaning M60 rounds, B Company, 2 Battalion Royal Australian Regiment
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker McFadyen, Ken (Artist)
Places made
  • Vietnam
  • Vietnam: Phuoc Tuy Province
  • Vietnam: Phuoc Tuy Province, Xuyen Moc
Date made 1967-1968
Medium charcoal, rubbing out on paper
Measurement overall: 58.5 x 39.4 cm (irreg.)

Description

An Australian soldier from 'B' Company, 2 Battalion Royal Australian Regiment, is shown cleaning M60 rounds after blowing up a large Viet Cong complex during Operation Kenmore, Xuyen Moc district, Phuoc Tuy Province, Vietnam. This operation took place between September and October 1967.