During a lull in the fighting of Operation Bribie, two pilots from No 9 Iroquois Squadron, O37576 ...

Place Asia: Vietnam
Accession Number VN/67/0021/04
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original negative 35mm safety base
Maker Ward, Barrie Thomas Burrill
Place made Vietnam: Vung Tau Special Zone, Vung Tau
Date made 17 February 1967
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

During a lull in the fighting of Operation Bribie, two pilots from No 9 Iroquois Squadron, O37576 Flt Lt Robert Andrew (Bob) MacIntosh, of Ainslie, ACT (front right), and O219176 Flight Lieutenant (Flt Lt) Leslie Wilfred (Les) Morris, of Frenches Forest, NSW, (rear) grab a quick meal at the Vung Tau Air Base, South Vietnam, before returning to their aircraft. These men along with A56669 Leading Aircraftman (LAC) Brian Boyd (Ron) Hill, of Subiaco, WA and A18504 LAC Brian V Taylor, of Rockhampton, Qld, flew the Bell UH-1B Iroquois A2-1019 during Operation Bribie. This aircraft is now part of the Australian War Memorial's collection.

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