Brief snippets and memories from my time in Vietnam commanding a rifle company, 1969-1970 (Rankine, David; 13527, Major)

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Accession Number MSS1918
Collection type Manuscript
Measurement 1 wallet: 1cm
Object type Memoir
Maker Rankine, David
Date made c. 1976
Access Open
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975
Copying Provisions Copying is permitted for the purposes of research and study, subject to physical condition
Description

Typed manuscript, 'Brief snippets and memories from my time in Vietnam commanding a rifle company, 1969-1970', by David Rankine (13527, Major, 8th Battalion Royal Australian Regiment).

This 18 page typed manuscript is an extended narrative of Rankine's time as Commander of C Company, 8th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, and includes descriptions of training at Canungra Jungle Training Centre, initial deployment to South Vietnam, personnel in the Company and Battalion, and an extensive description of operations in the Long Hai Mountains (Operation Hammersley).