A Command Post (CP) for military operations in Vietnam. A M113A1 armoured personnel carrier ...

Accession Number P02975.022
Collection type Photograph
Object type Colour - Film original transparency (positive) 35mm
Maker Paule, John Alan
Place made Vietnam: Phuoc Tuy Province, Fire Support Base Lion
Date made c 1969
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975
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Description

A Command Post (CP) for military operations in Vietnam. A M113A1 armoured personnel carrier (APC) of 3 Cavalry Regiment, serial number ARN 134470 (left), named 'Sue', forms part of the mobile defence at this sandbagged emplacement. Canvas awnings (hootchies) conceal the position also providing protection from the elements. Communications antennae are also visible (right).

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