Two bogged M113A1 armoured personnel carriers (APC) from A Squadron, 3rd Cavalry Regiment, Royal ...

Accession Number P05132.006
Collection type Photograph
Object type Colour - Film original transparency (positive) 35mm
Maker Yelland, Lindsay Dale
Place made Vietnam: Phuoc Tuy Province
Date made c 1970 - 1971
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975
Copyright

Item copyright: AWM Licensed copyright

Description

Two bogged M113A1 armoured personnel carriers (APC) from A Squadron, 3rd Cavalry Regiment, Royal Australian Armoured Corps awaiting recovery. The lead vehicle has been fitted with a T50 steel turret (made by Cadillac Gage) which is armed with a .50 calibre M2 HB Browning heavy machine gun. Note the ammunition boxes fitted into a rack on the roof deck (left) and a number of personal items such as water bottles and body armour (right). The yellow shield shaped marking with the red kangaroo (right, above the spare track link) is the insignia of the 1st Australian Task Force (1ATF).

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