A Bell Iroquois UH-1H helicopter, serial number A2-377, of 9 Squadron RAAF in an early morning ...

Accession Number P02975.009
Collection type Photograph
Object type Colour - Film original transparency (positive) 35mm
Maker Paule, John Alan
Place made Vietnam: Phuoc Tuy Province, Nui Dat
Date made c 1968
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975
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Description

A Bell Iroquois UH-1H helicopter, serial number A2-377, of 9 Squadron RAAF in an early morning operation loading stores for 9 Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (9RAR) at their Kapyong base. Several soldiers are using a military jeep for this transfer. As a utility aircraft, logistical support was one of many roles assumed by the squadron in the deployment of aircraft in their continuing support for the 1st Australian Task Force (1ATF). 9RAR served in Vietnam for most of 1969.

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