A flight of five Iroquois helicopters of No 9 Squadron over Ap Suoi Nghe, built during the 1st ...

Accession Number P02852.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Colour - Film original transparency (positive) 35mm
Maker Paule, John Alan
Place made Vietnam: Phuoc Tuy Province, Ap Suoi Nghe
Date made August 1968
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975
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Description

A flight of five Iroquois helicopters of No 9 Squadron over Ap Suoi Nghe, built during the 1st Australian Task Force (1 ATF) Operation Ainslie, 31 August to 21 September 1967. The village was built to rehouse inhabitants of the VC-influenced Slope 30 area some 14 km further north in Phuoc Tuy Province. The 1 ATF base was three km to the south of Ap Suoi Nghe.

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