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

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Accession Number P01635.009
Collection type Photograph
Object type Colour - Film original transparency (positive) 35mm
Maker Geelen, Peter
Place made Vietnam: Bien Hoa Province
Date made 13 May 1968
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975
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Description

A VIEW OF FIRE SUPPORT BASE CORAL, LOOKING TOWARDS THE WEST, AT THE TIME OF THE BATTLE OF CORAL. IN THE FOREGROUND ARE THE GENERATORS OF 131 DIVISIONAL LOCATING BATTERY, WHICH WERE HIT AND PUT OUT OF ACTION BY NORTH VIETNAMESE TROOPS DURING THEIR ATTACK THE PREVIOUS NIGHT.