PHUOC TUY PROVINCE, SOUTH VIETNAM. 1968-03. D COMPANY, 3RD BATTALION, THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN ...

Unit 3rd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Place Asia: Vietnam, Phuoc Tuy Province, Long Hai Hills
Accession Number BRN/68/0261/VN
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Maker Brown, David Walter
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975
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Description

PHUOC TUY PROVINCE, SOUTH VIETNAM. 1968-03. D COMPANY, 3RD BATTALION, THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN REGIMENT (3RAR), MOVES TOWARDS THE LONG HAI HILLS IN COMPANY WITH ARMOURED PERSONNEL CARRIERS (APCs) AND CENTURION TANKS, DURING OPERATION PINNAROO. TROOPS CROSS OPEN PADDY FIELDS JUST PRIOR TO ENTERING THE JUNGLE AT THE FOOT OF THE HILLS, BELIEVED TO BE THE STRONGHOLD FOR VIET CONG IN THE SOUTH-EAST CORNER OF PHUOC TUY PROVINCE.