AN AMERICAN M42 DUSTER, EQUIPPED WITH TWIN 40 MM BOFORS ANTI-AIRCRAFT GUNS AND TOWING A TRAILER, ...

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Accession Number P01635.005
Collection type Photograph
Object type Colour - Film original transparency (positive) 35mm
Maker Geelen, Peter
Place made Vietnam: Bien Hoa Province
Date made May 1968
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975
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Description

AN AMERICAN M42 DUSTER, EQUIPPED WITH TWIN 40 MM BOFORS ANTI-AIRCRAFT GUNS AND TOWING A TRAILER, ARRIVES AT FIRE SUPPORT BASE CORAL AT THE TIME OF THE BATTLE OF CORAL. THE SOLDIERS ON THE RIGHT ARE ON THEIR WAY TO A CHURCH SERVICE TO BE CONDUCTED BY THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHAPLAIN, FATHER JOHN TINKLER.