Vietnam. 1966-08-19. During Operation Smithfield, armoured personnel carriers (APCs) of 1 APC Squadron and troops on foot sweep along in pursuit of retreating Viet Cong in Phuoc Tuy Province. The ...
ID numberCUN/66/0707/VN
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white - Film original negative 35mm safety base
MakerCunneen, William James
Place madeVietnam
Date made1966
DescriptionVietnam. 1966-08-19. During Operation Smithfield, armoured personnel carriers (APCs) of 1 APC Squadron and troops on foot sweep along in pursuit of retreating Viet Cong in Phuoc Tuy Province. The chase followed a savage battle at Long Tan in which members of the 6th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (6RAR), APCs and artillery fire killed 250 enemy troops.