|Object type||Colour - Film original transparency (positive) 35mm|
|Place made||Vietnam: Phuoc Tuy Province, Nui Dat|
|Date made||c March 1967|
Item copyright: AWM Licensed copyright
A mass of wreckage lies inside a burned out M113A1 armoured personnel carrier (APC) of A ...
A mass of wreckage lies inside a burned out M113A1 armoured personnel carrier (APC) of A Squadron, 3 Cavalry Regiment. The APC had been hit by three rounds of recoilless rifle fire during Operation Bribie in the Light Green on 1967-02-17, one of the rounds killing the driver, 3786644 Trooper Victor Ian (Vic) Pomroy. After the APC was disabled by the enemy shells, Australian soldiers set it on fire to prevent the Viet Cong from salvaging it for their own use. The vehicle was brought back to the 1st Australian Task Force (1ATF) base the next day.