A Bell Iroquois UH-1H helicopter of 9 Squadron RAAF in flight over the city. The capital of ...

Accession Number P02975.055
Collection type Photograph
Object type Colour - Film original transparency (positive) 35mm
Maker Paule, John Alan
Place made Vietnam: South Vietnam, Saigon
Date made c 1969
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975
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Description

A Bell Iroquois UH-1H helicopter of 9 Squadron RAAF in flight over the city. The capital of South Vietnam, Saigon had expanded during the war, its population and development being boosted by foreign troops and refugees from the fighting. This scene was probably taken near Tan Son Nhut air field as landmarks in the distance possibly include the Independence Palace and the US Embassy.

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