Iroquois helicopters from No 9 Squadron, lined up on Luscombe Field at the 1 st Australian Task ...

Place Asia: Vietnam
Accession Number VN/67/0022/08
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original negative 35mm safety base
Maker Ward, Barrie Thomas Burrill
Place made Vietnam: Phuoc Tuy Province
Date made 17 February 1967
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Description

Iroquois helicopters from No 9 Squadron, lined up on Luscombe Field at the 1 st Australian Task Force (1ATF) Headquarters before a heliborne assault against the Viet Cong (VC). The helicopters swept waves of troops from the 5th and 6th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (5RAR and 6RAR) into the attack during Operation Bribie.

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