A shell bursting in the Long Hai Hills above the town of Long Hai. The shell has probably been ...

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Place Asia: Vietnam, Phuoc Tuy Province, Long Hai Hills
Accession Number P01669.006
Collection type Photograph
Object type Colour
Physical description Colour
Maker James, Leslie A K
Place made Vietnam: Phuoc Tuy Province, Long Hai Hills
Date made 26 December 1969
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975
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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.