Place Asia: Vietnam
Accession Number ART40741
Collection type Art
Measurement Framed: 118.9 cm x 137.8 cm x 6.2 cm x 27.5 kg; unframed: 102.7 cm x 121.6 cm x .4 cm
Object type Painting
Physical description oil on hardboard
Maker McFadyen, Ken
Place made Vietnam
Date made 1968
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Depicts several Australian soldiers leaving an Iroquois UH-1H helicopter flown by members of 9 Squadron RAAF in Vietnam. The soldiers are carrying F1 sub machine guns while the door gunner is holding a GP M60 machine gun. McFadyen served as an official war artist in Vietnam from July 1967 to May 1968. He was Hon. Lieut. RCMF (RAAEC), S. Comd, army no. 350590.