ART40741

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ID number ART40741
Title Insertion
Collection Art
Object type Painting
Maker McFadyen, Ken (Artist)
Place made Vietnam
Date made 1968
Medium oil on hardboard
Measurement overall: 118.9 cm x 138 cm x 6.2 cm

Description

Depicts several Australian soldiers leaving an Iroquois UH-1H helicopter flown by members of 9 Squadron RAAF in Vietnam. The soldiers are carrying F1 sub machine guns while the door gunner is holding a GP M60 machine gun. McFadyen served as an official war artist in Vietnam from July 1967 to May 1968. He was Hon. Lieut. RCMF (RAAEC), S. Comd, army no. 350590.