Troops from 7th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (7RAR), wait at Luscombe Field, while ...

Unit 7th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
Places
Accession Number COL/67/0325/VN
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original negative 35mm safety base
Maker Coleridge, Michael
Place made Vietnam: Phuoc Tuy Province, Nui Dat
Date made 29 April 1967
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Troops from 7th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (7RAR), wait at Luscombe Field, while mates are lifted off by a fleet of Iroquois helicopters. The troops were starting Operation Puckapunyal, a short shakedown for the Battalion which had recently arrived from Australia.