Dustoff Vietnam (DPR196)

Place Asia: Vietnam, Vung Tau Special Zone, Vung Tau
Accession Number F03230
Collection type Film
Measurement 6 min 33 sec
Object type To be confirmed
Physical description 16mm/b&w/sound
Maker Directorate of Public Relations
Place made Australia, Vietnam: South Vietnam
Access Open
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC
Description

Methods of casualty evacuation and hospital treatment available to troops in South Vietnam. Shows troops in jungle, wounded soldier being transferred via a 'dust off' helicopter and being transported to the 1st Australian Field Hospital at Vung Tau. Footage of operating theatres in use and soldiers in wards while recovering. Wounded soldiers are also transported back to Australia for further treatment if necessary via a RAAF C-130 Hercules air ambulance.

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