BIEN HOA PROVINCE, SOUTH VIETNAM. 1968-02. A SOLDIER FROM 7TH BATTALION, THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN ...

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Place Asia: Vietnam, Bien Hoa Province
Accession Number CRO/68/0092/VN
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Maker Crothers, Richard William
Date made 1968
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
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Description

BIEN HOA PROVINCE, SOUTH VIETNAM. 1968-02. A SOLDIER FROM 7TH BATTALION, THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN REGIMENT (7RAR), CHECKS THE BODY OF A DEAD VIET CONG AND HIS EQUIPMENT FOLLOWING SUCCESSFUL AMBUSHING OF A JUNGLE TRACK DURING OPERATION COBURG. THE BATTALION WAS OPERATING WITH OTHER ELEMENTS OF THE 1ST AUSTRALIAN TASK FORCE (1ATF) IN BIEN HOA PROVINCE, TWENTY MILES NORTH-EAST OF SAIGON.