During his farewell visit to Vung Tau before returning to Australia, the former Commander of RAAF ...

Accession Number VN/69/0018/11
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original negative 5x4" safety base
Maker Cooper, Norman Murray
Place made Vietnam: Vung Tau Special Zone, Vung Tau
Date made March 1969
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975
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Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Description

During his farewell visit to Vung Tau before returning to Australia, the former Commander of RAAF Force Vietnam, 393 Air Commodore (Air Cdr) Geoffrey Thompson Newstead, inspected No 9 Iroquois helicopter Squadron. Here he is talking to senior officers, identified left to right: 0313248 Wing Commander (Wing Cdr) Donald Arthur Ernest Tidd, of Mentone, Vic, engineering officer; Air Cdr Newstead; 33119 Group Captain (Gp Capt) John Irwin Adams, DFC, AFC, of Downer, ACT, Officer Commanding RAAF Contingent at Vung Tau; 35028 Wing Commander (Wing Cdr) John Alan Paule, of Lyons, ACT, Commanding Officer No 9 Squadron.

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