A Viet Cong defector with his hands tied is fed by Private Dennis O'Shea of Springvale, Vic, ...

Accession Number CRO/68/0089/VN
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Maker Crothers, Richard William
Place made Vietnam: Bien Hoa Province
Date made February 1968
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975
Copyright

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Description

A Viet Cong defector with his hands tied is fed by Private Dennis O'Shea of Springvale, Vic, while his chest wound is attended to by Private John Pettigrove of Blackburn South, Vic, and Corporal Gavin Albert of Wallacia, NSW, looks on. The North Vietnamese gave himself up following the ambush of a jungle track by a platoon of 7th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (7RAR), during Operation Coburg.