This airfield (left) was in proximity to the Headquarters of the 1st Australian Task Force (1ATF) ...

Accession Number P02975.045
Collection type Photograph
Object type Colour - Film original transparency (positive) 35mm
Maker Paule, John Alan
Place made Vietnam: Phuoc Tuy Province, Nui Dat, Luscombe Airfield
Date made c 1969
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975
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Description

This airfield (left) was in proximity to the Headquarters of the 1st Australian Task Force (1ATF) at the Nui Dat base area (far right). The Kangaroo Pad is also visible (centre right). Both airfields abut the wooded feature Nui Dat, or 'SAS Hill' (centre). This significant operational complex was approximately 28 km north east of Vung Tau. Both air strips were of asphalt construction providing an all weather capability.

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