Jungle green shirt

During the Vietnam War, Australian troops wore fatigues known as “jungle greens”. The shirt was a light olive colour, and made from cotton.

What are the differences between this jungle green shirt, worn by Corporal Don Beale, and the uniform worn in the photograph by his father, Private Frederick Beale (left), during the Second World War? What were the advantages and disadvantages of wearing “jungle greens” in Vietnam?

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