Bell Iroquois UH-1H helicopters of 9 Squadron, RAAF, line up for refuelling at the Kangaroo Pad, ...

Accession Number P02975.056
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 1968
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975
Copyright

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Description

Bell Iroquois UH-1H helicopters of 9 Squadron, RAAF, line up for refuelling at the Kangaroo Pad, the main helicopter landing zone (LZ) within the 1st Australian Task Force (1ATF). Adjoining Luscombe air field, this main air base was located 28 km north east of Vung Tau. Fuel lines edge the strip appearing diagonally from left to right. To the west, the Nui Dinh mountain range is visible in the distance. (Black and white version of the same image is held at P01957.001).