Bien Hoa Province, South Vietnam. 1968-05. Sergeant Ray Curtis of West Ryde, NSW, inspects a ...

Accession Number ERR/68/0505/VN
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Maker Errington, William Alexander (Bill)
Place made Vietnam: Bien Hoa Province
Date made 1968
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC
Description

Bien Hoa Province, South Vietnam. 1968-05. Sergeant Ray Curtis of West Ryde, NSW, inspects a Russian manufactured rocket launcher (RPG 2) captured by members of the 1st Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (1RAR), after a three hour battle at Fire Support Base (FSB) Coral in north-west Bien Hoa Province during Operation Toan Thang. The battalion recovered many rocket launchers, automatic weapons, grenades, ammunition and rifles after the battle.

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