Phuoc Tuy Province, South Vietnam. May 1970. 218618 Trooper (Tpr) Barry Ainsley of Thirroul, NSW, and of 1 Squadron, Special Air Services (SAS), uses special coloured creams to camouflage all ...
ID numberFAI/70/0303/VN
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white
MakerFairley, John Geoffrey
Place madeVietnam: Phuoc Tuy Province
Date made1970
Physical descriptionBlack & white
DescriptionPhuoc Tuy Province, South Vietnam. May 1970. 218618 Trooper (Tpr) Barry Ainsley of Thirroul, NSW, and of 1 Squadron, Special Air Services (SAS), uses special coloured creams to camouflage all exposed skin, checking the results in a mirror. Before an SAS patrol leaves the base on its mission, the men 'cam up' their faces to make it harder for the enemy to spot them on patrol in the jungle.