P01669.006

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ID number P01669.006
Collection Photograph
Object type Colour
Maker James, Leslie A K (Photographer)
Place made Vietnam: Phuoc Tuy Province, Long Hai Hills
Date made 26 December 1969
Physical description Colour
Copyright holder James, Leslie A K

Description

A shell bursting in the Long Hai Hills above the town of Long Hai. The shell has probably been fired by a Centurion Mk V/1 tank of A Squadron, 1st Armoured Regiment, Royal Australian Armoured Corps (RAAC). A small column of Australian vehicles including Centurion tanks were in position nearby on Route 44, checking for enemy movement in the area.