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ID number F04675
Title 3 RAR return DPR/TV/1455
Collection Film
Object types
  • Actuality footage
  • Television news footage
Maker Defence Public Relations (DPR) (Maker)
Place made Australia: South Australia, Adelaide
Date made October 1971
Physical description 16mm/colour (Ektachrome)/silent
Measurement 19 min 29 sec
Video Download video 77.43 MB
Note Open


Coverage of the return of the 3 Battalion The Royal Australian Regiment (3 RAR) on HMAS Sydney to Adelaide, South Australia from service in South Vietnam. Shows the troops arriving aboard HMAS Sydney, disembarking to be reunited with family and friends and then a city march.

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