A VIEW OF FIRE SUPPORT BASE CORAL, LOOKING TOWARDS THE SOUTHWEST, AT THE TIME OF THE BATTLE OF ...

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Accession Number P01635.007
Collection type Photograph
Object type Colour - Film original transparency (positive) 35mm
Maker Geelen, Peter
Place made Vietnam: Bien Hoa Province
Date made 15 May 1968
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975
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Description

A VIEW OF FIRE SUPPORT BASE CORAL, LOOKING TOWARDS THE SOUTHWEST, AT THE TIME OF THE BATTLE OF CORAL. AT LEFT IS 131 DIVISIONAL LOCATING BATTERY, ROYAL AUSTRALIAN ARTILLERY. AN AMERICAN SKYCRANE HELICOPTER IS DELIVERING WATER SUPPLIES TO THE BASE. THE LARGE TENT IS THE AMERICAN KITCHEN AND MESS.