LONG TAN, VIETNAM. 19 AUGUST 1966. TROOPS IN A CLEARING IN THE RUBBER PLANTATION EXAMINE SOME OF THE VIET CONG WEAPONS CAPTURED BY D COMPANY, 6TH BATTALION, THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN REGIMENT (6RAR), ...
ID numberFOR/66/0667/VN
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white - Film original acetate
Date made1966
DescriptionLONG TAN, VIETNAM. 19 AUGUST 1966. TROOPS IN A CLEARING IN THE RUBBER PLANTATION EXAMINE SOME OF THE VIET CONG WEAPONS CAPTURED BY D COMPANY, 6TH BATTALION, THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN REGIMENT (6RAR), AFTER THE LONG TAN BATTLE. THE WEAPONS INCLUDED ROCKET LAUNCHERS, HEAVY MACHINE GUNS, RECOILLESS RIFLES, AND SCORES OF RIFLES AND CARBINES. LEFT TO RIGHT: 2781706 PRIVATE (PTE) A. L. PARR (WITH BACK TO CAMERA); CORPORAL (CPL) ROSS (BLACKMAC) MCDONALD; PTE (STING) HORNET; PTE PETER DOYLE (WITH WEAPON); PTE (POM) RENCHER; CPL (BLUEY) MOORE.