Biography

Birth date: 1948
Birth place: Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Frankston
Conflict: East Timor, 1999-2013
Unit: International Force East Timor (INTERFET)

It has long been the Australian War Memorial's policy to select a diverse group of artists in order to allow for individual interpretations of wartime experience.

With the deployment of Australian troops to East Timor, the largest overseas commitment since the Vietnam War, the Memorial saw an opportunity to select an artist to record all aspects of Australia's involvement in the Interfet peacekeeping operations, and appointed Rick Amor. The urban environment and its inhabitats have been the subject of his work - thus his response to the offer of appointment was positive and enthusiastic: "The sort of art I normally do, a lot of it deals with the aftermath, and it's rather sombre work. I also believe in taking art from reality. So I thought it would fit in perfectly with what I've been doing for the past ten years."

Amor arrived in Dili on 11 November 1999. Despite three days of briefings in Darwin, he was still unprepared for the level of destruction: "I was shocked by the destruction, it's just everywhere. I couldn't believe how thorough [the militias and Indonesian forces] had been. It was profoundly depressing. Coming back from [the border town of] Batugade, we passed through where they'd even ringbarked some of the trees. Unbelievable." For nine days Amor traveled with the Australian troops to Suai, Maliana and Balibo, sometimes sketching but preferring to take photographs to ensure he had the necessary record to take back to his studio.

The drawings, watercolours, gouaches and oil paintings that Amor produced on his return to Australia present a personal view of his observations in East Timor. His largest painting, Rural destruction, synthesises his reaction to the ravaged country. In this alien landscape the Australian peacekeepers tread warily, as though enveloped in a deathly silence. Amor's ability to arrange elements in his work to create a sense of alienation and disquiet is evident in the circular arrangement of the soldiers, the burnt remains of dwellings, an empty chair and a discarded sewing machine.

A group of gouaches provide another view of the lives of the Australian peacekeepers. Morning wash, INTERFET Headquarters shows a soldier adjusting to the difficult conditions the servicemen and women experienced in East Timor: an outdoor bathroom exposed to the elements and with little privacy. Amor is a master with the brush creating painterly effects of colour and tone, yet at times his style evokes the timeless images of previous wars, as in Tentlife, Heliport, Dili. Vigorous drawings in charcoal illustrate the military activities of peacekeepers and emphasise the physicality of the soldiers and their work. Amor shows the other side of soldiering in a series of engaging vignettes, painted on seven nine- by five-inch cedar panels, recording the everyday activities of the troops.

There are two works depicting religious edifices that do not immediately reveal the horrors that were perpetrated within them. One is a delicate watercolour, Atrocity site, church altar, Suai, and the other a small oil painting The cathedral, Suai. Amor recalls: "Suai cathedral and the church next to it are very disturbing places. You can see where the people were when they were shot down from the scaffolding. There's blood trickling down the walls and evidence of where some bodies were burnt. A very bad atmosphere at that place."

Amor's work reflects a refusal to succumb to maudlin compositions that will only alienate the viewer. Instead he presents images in a way that invites contemplation of the incomprehensible through their very detachment. Amor has been most generous in what he completed for the Memorial. He has provided almost twice the twenty-two works that were requested. His contribution is a lasting tribute to those Australians who served in East Timor; it records forever the aftermath of an attempt to destroy a people and their newly independent nation.

Rolls and Awards

Collection Items

Art

Self portrait as an official war artist

In 2005 Rick Amor made this self-portrait of himself as an official war artist in Dili and Suai, East Timor, in 1999.

ART92685

Burnt shop, Dili

Remains of a burnt-out shop in Dili, East Timor.

ART91043

Destruction in Dili

Depicts a number of destroyed buildings in Dili, East Timor, as well as a destroyed landscape and trees in the background. Rick Amor was appointed official artist, East Timor, in 1999 and spent time with the Australian led International Force there (INTERFET) .

ART91044

Dili destruction

Depicts a burnt-out building in Dili, East Timor. Rick Amor was appointed official artist, East Timor, in 1999 and spent time with the Australian led International Force there (INTERFET) .

ART91045

Burnt shops, Dili

Depicts the remains of a burnt-out shop in Dili, East Timor. In front of the shop a figure walks by, pushing a small cart. Rick Amor was appointed official artist, East Timor, in 1999 and spent time with the Australian led International Force there (INTERFET).

ART91046

Burnt machine shop, Dili

Burn-out machine shop in Dili, East Timor.

ART91047

Morning wash Interfet Headquarters

Depicts a figure of an Australian soldier, seen from behind, bare to the waist with towel slung over his left shoulder, having a morning wash in the Interfet Headquarters, Dili, East Timor. Rick Amor was appointed official artist, East Timor, in 1999 and spent time with the Australian led...

ART91048

Raising the navigation transmitter, Suai

Depicts three Australian soldiers (two not wearing shirts) raising the navigation transmitter in Suai, East Timor. Rick Amor was appointed official artist, East Timor, in 1999 and spent time with the Australian led International Force there (INTERFET) .

ART91049

Helicopter, Darwin

Close-up view of the front of a helicopter. This is Amor's appropriated version of the image by Eric Thake 'Liberator's face' (ART26970).

ART91050

Sandbag position, Komoro Airport, Dili

Depicts an Australian soldier sitting in a sandbag position with the Minimi (Light Support Weapon) at the ready at Komoro Airport, Dili, East Timor. This work reveals much about the mundane, everyday aspects of peacekeeping witnessed by Amor, emphasising the physicality of the soldiers and their...

ART91051

Tent life, Heliport, Dili

Figure of an Australian soldier, seen from behind, sitting in an army tent at Heliport, the helicopter airfield, Dili, East Timor. 'The heliport is on the site of Dili's old airport, used by the Japanese in the Second World War. A new airport has since been built at Komoro, near the coast, but the...

ART91052

Old barges in Dili Harbour

Depicts old barges in Dili Harbour. A large ship can be seen on the horizon and two helicopters flying overhead. Rick Amor was appointed official artist, East Timor, in 1999 and spent time with the Australian led International Force there (INTERFET) .

ART91053

Dili wharf

View of Dili wharf, with two Australian soldiers seen from behind in right foreground, pile of sand bags left foreground, ship at right and a helicopter flying overhead.

ART91054

Atrocity site: church altar, Suai

Depicts a small church altar at Suai Cathedral, site of the atrocities committed during the Suai massacre, East Timor. Rick Amor was appointed official artist, East Timor, in 1999 and spent time with the Australian led International Force there (INTERFET) .

ART91055

Study for 'Dili wharf'

Depicts the unloading of supplies, Dili wharf, East Timor. Two figures seen from behind, walking along the wharf at right; hills in the background.

ART91056

Dili Harbour

View of Dili Harbour with a large warship docked and mountains in the background. An Australian soldier carrying a rifle, seen from behind, is standing at centre right.

ART91057

Near Maliana (cloud study)

Clouds, mountains and the sea, Maliana, East Timor.

ART91058

Near Maliana (hillside)

Landscape

ART91059

The ford, 3 Combat Engineer Regiment near Atsabe

Depicts members of 3 Combat Engineer Regiment, standing on the edge of a rock-filled river near Atsabe, East Timor. Green hills and trees are evident in the background. Rick Amor was appointed official artist, East Timor, in 1999 and spent time with the Australian led International Force there...

ART91060

Runway extension, Suai

Three workers constructing an extension to the airfield runway, Suai, East Timor. A truck is seen at right distance and a helicopter is flying overhead.

ART91061

Study for Urban destruction (Private Cameron Simpson outside a burnt out building, Dili)

Private Cameron Simpson standing outside a burnt-out building in Dili, East Timor. This is a study for the painting 'Urban destruction' (ART91106).

ART91062

Study for 'Urban destruction' (Private Cameron Simpson by a burnt-out building, Dili)

Private Cameron Simpson standing by a burnt-out building in Dili, East Timor. The drawing is a study for 'Urban destruction'.

ART91063

Study for Urban destruction (Private Cameron Simpson standing in a burnt-out building, Dili)

Rough sketch for the painting "Private Cameron Simpson standing in a burnt-out building, Dili, East Timor.

ART91064

Study for 'Urban destruction' (Private Cameron Simpson standing by a burnt out building, Dili)

Portrait of Private Cameron Simpson standing in right profile. The drawing is a study for 'Urban destruction (Private Cameron Simpson standing near a burnt-out building) (ART91106).

ART91065

Timorese boy: study for 'Urban destruction'

Depicts a small East Timorese boy seen from behind. The drawing is a study for 'Urban destruction (Private Cameron Simpson standing near a burnt-out building)' (ART91107).

ART91066

study for 'Urban destruction': Private Cameron Simpson and an East Timorese boy standing inside a burnt-out building, Dili

Private Cameron Simpson and an East Timorese boy standing inside a burnt-out building in Dili, East Timor. The drawing is a study for the painting 'Urban destruction' (ART91106).

ART91067

Study for 'Urban destruction': Private Cameron Simpson standing in a burnt building, Dili

Private Cameron Simpson standing in a burnt-out building in Dili, East Timor. Simpson was Amor's bodyguard. This is a study for the painting 'Urban destruction' (ART91106).

ART91068

Study for 'Rural destruction' (108 Field Battery, 4 Field Regiment patrolling near Suai)

A study for the large painting 'Rural destruction' in which the Australian 108 Field Battery and 4 Field Regiment are patrolling.

ART91069

study for 'Rural destruction' (108 Field Battery, 4 Field Regiment, patrolling near Suai)

Destroyed landscape near Suai, with members of 108 Field Battery, 4 Regiment patrolling the area.

ART91070

study for 'Rural destruction' (108 Field Battery, 4 Field Regiment and East Timorese, near Suai)

Study for the major painting 'Rural destruction', showing the damage created by war. Figures of soldiers from 108 Field Battery and 4 Field Regiment are patrolling the area.

ART91071

study for 'Rural destruction'

Studies of four figures and a boot for the painting 'Rural destruction'. The soldiers are from 108 Field Battery, 4 Field Regiment.

ART91072

study for 'Rural destruction'

Australian soldier from 108 Field Battery, 4 Field Regiment, Suai, walking along holding his rifle, seen in left profile.

ART91073

In the armoured personnel carrier, 5/7 Battalion (mechanised) RAR

Depicts three Australian soldiers in an armoured personnel carrier, two seen from behind. They were part of 5/7 Battalion (Mechanised) Royal Australian Regiment in East Timor. Rick Amor was appointed official artist, East Timor, in 1999 and spent time with the Australian led International Force...

ART91074

Soldiers debussing, 108 Field Battery, 4 Field Regiment, Suai, East Timor

Depicts two soldiers from 108 Field Battery, 4 Field Regiment in uniform debussing in Suai, East Timor. Rick Amor was appointed official artist, East Timor, in 1999 and spent time with the Australian led International Force there (INTERFET).

ART91075

Sappers, First Battalion, Royal Infantry Regiment, Suai

Three sappers from First Battalion, No. 2 Royal Infantry Regiment, not wearing shirts, working in Suai, East Timor.

ART91076

Australian soldiers searching East Timorese, INTERFET compound, Dili

Australian soldiers searching East Timorese in the International Force (INTERFET) compound, Dili, East Timor.

ART91077

Crouching soldier, 108 Field Battery, 4 Field Regiment, Suai, East Timor

Figure of a crouching soldier holding a gun. He is from 108 Field Battery, 4 Field Regiment in Suai, East Timor.

ART91078

Gastro, 3 Brigade Headquarters, Suai

Soldier in uniform lies on a stretcher bead with a bucket to the right of the bed and a drip and stand feeding a saline solution into the patient's right arm.

ART91080

Soldier writing, A Battery, 8/12 Medium Regiment, Dili

Seated Australian soldier writing, seen in left profile, A Battery 8/12 Medium Regiment, Dili, East Timor.

ART91081

Petrol, 3 Brigade Headquarters, Suai

Two Australian soldiers leaning over a petrol can, 3rd Brigade Headquarters. Suai, East Timor.

ART91082

Going on R & R, Headquarters 3 Brigade, Suai

Australian soldier going on R & R (Rest and Relaxation) leave, Headquarters, 3 Brigade, Suai, East Timor.

ART91083

Rifle cleaning, 3 Brigade Headquarters, Suai

Depicts a soldier wearing his uniform camouflage pants, boots and no shirt is seated cleaning his rifle.

ART91084

Bombing up, RAAF Base, Darwin

The hands of two Australian soldiers shown preparing bombs in Darwin prior to the Peacekeeping Force moving to East Timor in 1999.

ART91085

New Zealand Hospital tent, Suai, East Timor

The interior of a New Zealand hospital tent, Suai, East Timor, with patients lying or sitting on their beds.

ART91087

Female soldier driving heavy machinery, Dili Harbour

A female Australian soldier driving a truck in Dili Harbour, East Timor.

ART91088

Woman and child, memo, East Timor

Portrait of an East Timorese woman holding her baby, Dili, East Timor. She is seen in left profile.

ART91090

Female soldier, 3 Brigade Headquarters, Suai

Standing female Australian soldier, seen from behind, at 3rd Brigade Headquarters, Suai, East Timor.

ART91091

Internally Displaced Person, Dili Harbour

Figure of an old man refugee seen in left profile carrying a hat, Dili Harbour. He is classified as an Internally Displaced Person.

ART91092

Mother and child at a medical unit, Memo, East Timor

An East Timorese woman carrying a child in her arms, seen from behind, at a medical unit in Memor, East Timor.

ART91093

Mother and child in a medical unit, Memo, East Timor

Figure of an East Timorese mother carrying her child, seen from behind, at a medical unit in East Timor.

ART91094

Old Timorese woman

Depicts the unloading of supplies, Dili wharf, East Timor. Two figures seen from behind, walking along the wharf at right; hills in the background.

ART91095

Woman and child, Memo

A woman with her hair up is seated embracing her child.

ART91096

Washing clothes, Headquarters, 3rd Brigade, Suai

Two Australian soldiers washing their clothes in buckets at 3rd Brigade Headquarters, Suai, East Timor.

ART91097

Westforce Compound, Suai

A large tent in the Westforce compound, Suai, East Timor. A single slim tree trunk stands at right of tent.

ART91098

Westforce Headquarters, mess tent, Suai, East Timor

A group of Australian soldiers standing in front of the large mess tent in the Westforce Headquarters, Suai, East Timor. Several other large tents are pitched in the encampment with palm tress and a mountain in the distance.

ART91099

The bombardier, waiting room, Medical Centre, Robertson Barracks, Darwin; verso: Heads of three Australian soldiers

Australian soldier reading a newspaper, seated in a chair in the waiting room, Medical Centre, Robertson Barracks, Darwin. Verso: Heads of three Australian soldiers, two seen from behind, one in right profile. The soldiers were in Darwin waiting to be de-briefed and trained before moving to East...

ART91100

Private Cameron Simpson

Portrait of Private Cameron Simpson seen in left profile, Dili, East Timor.

ART91101

Burnt house, Dili; verso left: Two East Timorese women working; verso right: Portrait of Brian Manns

recto: Burnt-out buildings, Dili, East Timor; verso left: Two East Timorese women working; verso right: Portrait of Brian Manns seated in a chair.

ART91102

Memo, the border, Suai, East Timor

Landscape at the border, Suai, East Timor showing hills and bushes.

ART91103

Colonel Quinn, Darwin

Standing portrait of Colonel Quinn, seen in right profile, in Robertson Barracks, Darwin. The Australians were in Darwin awaiting de-briefing and training before moving to East Timor as part of the peacekeeping operations.

ART91104

Urban destruction (Private Cameron Simpson and Warrant Officer Class 2 Brian Manns, Army History Unit, Dili)

Depicts Private Simpson and Warrant Officer Class 2 Brian Manns, Army History Unit, inspecting a burnt-out building in Dili, East Timor. Simpson was Rick Amor's bodyguard while Amor was in East Timor. Rick Amor was appointed official artist, East Timor, in 1999 and spent time with the Australian...

ART91106

study for 'Urban destruction' (Private Cameron Simpson inspecting a burnt-out building, Dili, with graffiti on the wall)

Private Cameron Simpson inspecting a burnt-out building with graffiti on the wall, Dili, East Timor. Simpson was a body guard for Rick Amor. The work is a study for the painting 'Urban destruction' (ART91106).

ART91107

Crouching soldier, 108 Field Battery, 4th Field Regiment

Figure of a crouching soldier in left profile carrying an F-98 Minimi Light Support Weapon (LSW), wearing full camouflage uniform, harness webbing, standard F-89 basic pouches, body armour and Camelbak. He is from 108 Field Battery, 4th Field Regiment, Suai, East Timor.

ART91108

study for 'Rural destruction'

Destroyed vegetation and buildings in Suai, East Timor. This is a study for the painting 'Rural destruction' in which 108 Field Battery and 4 Field Regiment are patrolling.

ART91109

Study for 'The cathedral, Suai'

Suai Cathedral, Dili, East Timor. The cathedral, covered in scaffolding, was the scene of a violent massacre of the people.

ART91110

Sleeping soldier, heliport, Dili

Depicts a figure of a soldier sleeping on a camp stretcher at the heliport in Dili, East Timor. `The heliport is on the site of Dili's old airport, used by the Japanese in the Second World War. A new airport has since been built at Komoro, near the coast, but the old airfield was used by INTERFET's...

ART91112

The colonel, Suai airstrip

Depicts the figure of a colonel standing in right profile wearing large backpack and camouflaged uniform at Suai airstrip, East Timor. Rick Amor was appointed official artist, East Timor, in 1999 and spent time with the Australian led International Force there (INTERFET).

ART91113

Filling jerry cans with recycled water, Dili

Australian soldier filling jerry cans with recycled water, army tent in background, Dili, East Timor.

ART91115

Study for 'Dili Wharf'

Two soldiers, one carrying rifle, walking along Dili wharf. Part of a truck seen form behind at right; equipment, buildings and other figures in the background.

ART91116

Landcape near Suai, East Timor

Landscape near Suai, East Timor.

ART91117

Burnt house, Dili

The remains of a grey coloured house surrounded by burnt trees and foliage in the distance.

ART91118

East Timor 1999

A desolate landscape in East Timor after the fighting. The darkened sky and forlorn looking trees emphasises the devastation made by war.

ART91651

Rural destruction

This work was painted in the studio after Rick Amor returned from East Timor, and now includes a late revision to the work. By eliminating a larger figure in the foreground, the work is designed to lead the eye into the landscape with the purpose of creating a certain mood. The first oddity of...

ART91105

Mechanics, 5/7 Battalion (mechanised) Support Group RAR, Dili

Three mechanics from the 5/7 Battalion (mechanised) Support Group RAR working in Dili, East Timor.

ART91111

Two soldiers from 5/7 Battalion (mechanised), RAR Support Group peeling potatoes in the mess kitchen, Dili, East Timor

Two Australian soldiers from 5/7 Battalion (mechanised), Australian Defence Group (RAR) peeling potatoes in the mess kitchen in Dili, East Timor. Amor frequently depicted the activities of the soldiers.

ART91114

Young refugee, Dili Harbour

A young girl refugee, Dili Harbour, East Timor.

ART91089

Photograph

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Darwin, NT. 9 November 1999. The 3 inch OTO Melara compact turret on the bow of the Regia Marina (Italian Navy) amphibious assault ship (LPD) San Giusto (L9894) berthed at Stokes Hill Wharf. The ship is preparing to transport supplies to East Timor for the International Force for East Timor...

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Darwin, NT. 9 November 1999. Three helicopters on the helideck of the Regia Marina (Italian navy) amphibious assault ship (LPD) San Giusto (L9894) berthed at Stokes Hill Wharf. At the back is an Agusta Bell 212 ASW (Iroquois) utility helicopter and to the right is an Agusta Sikorsky. The ship is...

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Darwin, NT. 9 November 1999. Regia Marina (Italian Navy) crew members standing around a small forklift next to the island superstructure on the deck of the Regia Marina amphibious assault ship (LPD) San Giusto (L9894). The ship is berthed at Stokes Hill Wharf, preparing to transport supplies to...

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Darwin, NT. 9 November 1999. A Regia Marina (Italian Navy) Agusta Sikorksy SH-3D Sea King helicopter on the helideck of the Regia Marina amphibious assault ship (LPD) San Giusto (L9894) berthed at Stokes Hill Wharf, preparing to transport supplies to East Timor for the International Force for East...

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Darwin, NT. 9 November 1999. A view of the crane on board the Regia Marina (Italian Navy) amphibious assault ship (LPD) San Giusto (L9894) berthed at Stokes Hill Wharf, preparing to transport supplies to East Timor for the International Force for East Timor (Interfet).

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Darwin, NT. 9 November 1999. The Merchant Vessel Reina Rosa (Manilla) berthed at eastern end of Fort Hill Wharf. This is the left side of a panorama image and joins onto P03184.007.

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Darwin, NT. 9 November 1999. A view of the eastern end of Fort Hill Wharf at which the Merchant Vessel Reina Rosa (Manilla) was berthed. This is the right side of a panorama image and joins onto P03184.006.

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Darwin, NT. 9 November 1999. A view of the bow of the Regia Marina (Italian Navy) amphibious assault ship (LPD) San Giusto (L9894) docked at Stokes Hill Wharf, preparing to transport supplies to East Timor for the International Force for East Timor.

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Darwin, NT. 9 November 1999. Members of the RAAF loading supplies into a RAAF C130 aircraft (number 77). The supplies will be transported to Dili for the International Force for East Timor (Interfet). Two of the airmen are carrying a Camelbak water bladder over their shoulders.

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Darwin, NT. 9 November 1999. Ground crew prepare a RAAF C130 (number 77) aircraft as the flight engineer carries out his pre flight inspection. The aircraft will shortly depart from RAAF Base Darwin to transport supplies to the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) in Dili. Note the airman...

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Darwin, NT. 9 November 1999. A RAAF flight engineer sitting on the steps of a RAAF C130 (number 77) aircraft prior to its departure from RAAF Base Darwin to transport supplies to the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) in Dili.

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Darwin, NT. 9 November 1999. A RAAF flight engineer sitting on the steps of a RAAF C130 (number 77) aircraft prior to its departure from RAAF Base Darwin to transport supplies to the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) in Dili.

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Darwin, NT. 11 November 1999. Australian soldiers with their packs outside the Air Movements Section at RAAF Base Darwin prior to their departure for Dili to join the International Force for East Timor (Interfet). Left to right: Corporal Kessell, Cpl Ingram (Postal) (at back partially obscured )...

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Darwin, NT. 11 November 1999. Australian soldiers with their packs outside the Air Movements Section at RAAF Base Darwin prior to their departure for Dili to join the International Force for East Timor (Interfet). Left to right: Corporal Kessell, Cpl Ingram (Postal) and Private Cameron Simpson...

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Australian Army soldiers loading live ammunition into Steyr rifle magazines at remote site at RAAF Base Darwin prior to their departure for Dili to join the International Force for East Timor (Interfet). Private Lord (Catering Corps) is kneeling on the left.

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Darwin, NT. 11 November 1999. Australian Army soldiers loading live ammunition into Steyr rifle magazines at a remote site at RAAF Base Darwin prior to their departure for Dili to join the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), under the watchful eye of a female Non-commissioned Officer...

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Darwin, NT. 11 November 1999. Private Cameron Simpson loading live ammunition into a Steyr rifle magazine at a remote site at RAAF Base Darwin prior to his departure for Dili to escort Rick Amor, Australian Official Artist as he documents Australia's involvement in the International Force for East...

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Darwin, NT. 11 November 1999. Australian Army soldiers loading live ammunition into Steyr rifle magazines at a remote site at RAAF Base Darwin prior to their departure for Dili to join the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), under the watchful eye of a female non-commissioned officer...

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Darwin, NT. 11 November 1999. A female Australian Army Non-commissioned Officer supervising troops loading live ammunition into Steyr rifle magazines at a remote site at RAAF Base Darwin prior to their departure for Dili to join the International Force for East Timor (Interfet).

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Darwin, NT. 11 November 1999. Private (Pte) Lord (Catering Corps) (seated, centre) and Pte Johnston (seated, right) waiting outside the Air Movements Section at RAAF Base Darwin, with their weapons and packs, prior to their departure for Dili to join the International Force for East Timor...

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Darwin, NT. 11 November 1999. United States Army troops waiting outside the Air Movements Section at RAAF Base Darwin prior to their departure for Dili to join the International Force for East Timor (Interfet).

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Darwin, NT. 11 November 1999. Australian troops and their baggage on the tarmac at RAAF Base Darwin, watching as ground crew load supplies onto a Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) C130 (NZ7001). This is the aircraft that carried Rick Amor, Australian Official Artist, and his escort Private...

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Darwin, NT. 11 November 1999. Australian troops on the tarmac at RAAF Base Darwin, watching as ground crew load supplies onto a Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) C130 (NZ7001). This is the aircraft that carried Rick Amor, Australian Official Artist, and his escort Private (Pte) Cameron Simpson,...

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Darwin, NT. 11 November 1999. A female Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) Load Master sitting on the rear ramp of a RNZAF C130 aircraft (NZ7001). This is the aircraft that carried Rick Amor, Australian Official Artist, his escort Private Cameron Simpson and troops for the International Force for...

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In flight. 11 November 1999. Australian and international troops for the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) on board a RNZAF C130 aircraft (NZ7001) en route to Dili. Note they are all wearing ear plugs and a number of them are reading books or magazines.

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In flight. 11 November 1999. Australian and French troops for the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) on board a RNZAF C130 aircraft (NZ7001) en route to Dili. Warrant Officer Riley, 3rd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (3RAR) is seated next to an unidentified French soldier.

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Dili, East Timor. 11 November 1999. Private Cameron Simpson, the escort for Rick Amor, Australian Official Artist, cleaning his Steyr rifle outside the Army History Unit building within the Headquarters area of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound. Note the fully loaded...

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Dili, East Timor. 11 November 1999. The sandbagged entrance to the Army History Unit building within the Headquarters area of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound. Note the row of plastic water jerry cans to the left.

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Dili, East Timor. 11 November 1999. Private Kevej, an Australian soldier of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) filling white plastic water container from a Mack water tanker.

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Dili, East Timor. 11 November 1999. Major Leath, SO2 (Visits) standing near the washing area at Obrugadu Barracks within the Internation Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound. The former Tentara Nasional Indonesia (TNI) (Indonesian National Army) barracks were named Obrugadu Barracks by the...

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Dili, East Timor. 11 November 1999. A mural depicting Indonesian soldiers painted on the wall of a former Tentara Nasional Indonesia (TNI) (Indonesian National Army) barracks building within the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound. Note one of the soldiers is named Rafael.

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Dili, East Timor. 11 November 1999. Graffiti painted on the side of a wooden hut supporting the involvement of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet). The graffiti reads "Timor livre independent viva forca multina cional".

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Dili, East Timor. 11 November 1999. Graffiti painted on the side of a concrete wall behind a barbed wire entanglement at the perimeter of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound. The graffiti reads "Amor No xtc".

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Dili, East Timor. 11 November 1999. An Australian soldier shaving in a destroyed building used as an ablutions area at the rear of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound.

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Dili, East Timor. 11 November 1999. Three Timorese civilians squatting next to a ditch within the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound. The Interfet compound covered a large area of Dili and Timorese civilians were free to move about within it. Note the barbed wire on the wall...

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Dili, East Timor. 11 November 1999. A group of burnt out vehicles inside the United Nations (UN) compound. There are destroyed buildings in the bagckground and debris on the ground. The UN compound was destroyed prior to the arrival of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet).

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Dili, East Timor. 11 November 1999. Private Cameron Simpson standing in front of a destroyed building within the United Nations (UN) compound. The UN compound was destroyed prior to the arrival of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet).

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Dili, East Timor. 11 Novmeber 1999. A small Timorese child sitting despondently on a box in within the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound which covered a large area of Dili.

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Dili, East Timor. 12 November 1999. Timorese civilians moving about in the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound which covered a large area of Dili. There is a group of Timorese in a truck with a piece of furniture in the back and another man pushing a push cart with material that...

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Dili, East Timor. 12 November 1999. A Timorese man pushing a push cart of material that he has salvaged through the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound which covered a large area of Dili. The white building in the background is part of the burnt out United Nations compound.

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Dare, East Timor. 12 November 1999. Warrant Officer Class 2 (WO2) Brian Manns (front) and Private Cameron Simpson (obscured), both of the Army History Unit, standing in front of the 2/2nd Independent Company Memorial. The memorial, which is on top of a hill in Dare, is bedecked with flowers after...

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Dare, East Timor. 12 November 1999. Three Timorese children standing on the side of the road between Dare and Dili. They are smiling at Rick Amor, Australian Official Artist, as he takes this photograph. Rick Amor is in East Timor to document Australia's involvement in the International Force for...

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Dili, East Timor. 12 November 1999. An elevated view of of Dili from one of the hills just outside the city. Ships that are part of the International Force for East Timor are anchored in Dili Harbour. The large white building in the foreground, which was destroyed by the militia, was used by the...

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Dili, East Timor. 12 November 1999. The rusting hulk of a ship submerged off the beach in Dili Harbour. There is a naval ship which is part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) anchored further out to sea to the left.

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Dili, East Timor. 12 November 1999. A rusty barge at the top of a slipway on the beach in Dili Harbour for maintenance. There is a boat trailer in the foreground and a small amount of debris strewn on the sand around the barge. This area of the beach is used by the International Force for East...

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Dili, East Timor. 12 November 1999. The former Landing Craft Medium (LCM) Pulau K? which is being used as a barge beached in Dili Harbour. Two Timorese men are sitting in the foreground with their canoe and fishing nets. In the background are naval ships which form part of the International Force...

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Dili, East Timor. 12 November 1999. The former Landing Craft Medium (LCM) Pulau K? which is being used as a barge beached in Dili Harbour. Two Timorese men are sitting to the right of the LCM with their canoe and fishing nets. In the background are naval ships and a Sea King helicopter (possibly...

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Dili, East Timor. 12 November 1999. A UNHCR truck on the beach at Dili Harbour awaiting the arrival of refugees from the Oecusse Enclave in West Timor. The refugees arrived back in Dili with their few possessions at 8:30 each night via privately chartered ferries coordinated by Non Government...

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Dili, East Timor. 12 November 1999. Two Timorese children on the beach at Dili Harbour awaiting the arrival of refugees from the Oecusse Enclave in West Timor. The refugees arrived back in Dili with their few possessions at 8:30 each night via privately chartered ferries coordinated by Non...

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Dili, East Timor. 12 November 1999. Timorese refugees gathered around the rear of a truck after returning from the Oecusse Enclave in West Timor. The refugees arrived back in Dili with their few possessions at 8:30 each night via privately chartered ferries, coordinated by Non Government...

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Dili, East Timor. 12 November 1999. Timorese refugees gathered on the beach after returning from the Oecusse Enclave in West Timor. The refugees arrived back in Dili with their few possessions at 8:30 each night via privately chartered ferries, coordinated by Non Government Organisations (NGO's)....

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Dili, East Timor. 12 November 1999. Timorese refugees gathered on the beach after returning from the Oecusse Enclave in West Timor. The refugees arrived back in Dili with their few possessions at 8:30 each night via privately chartered ferries, coordinated by Non Government Organisations (NGO's)....

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Dili, East Timor. 12 November 1999. Private Cameron Simpson and an unidentified member of A Battery, 8th/12th Medium Regiment assisting Timorese refugees as they return from the Oecusse Enclave in West Timor. The refugees arrived back in Dili with their few possessions at 8:30 each night via...

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Dili, East Timor. 12 November 1999. Timorese refugees gathered on the beach at Dili Harbour after returning from the Oecusse Enclave in West Timor. The refugees arrived back in Dili with their few possessions at 8:30 each night via privately chartered ferries, coordinated by Non Government...

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Dili, East Timor. 12 November 1999. A Catholic nun sitting in the back of a truck assisting Timorese refugees after their return from the Oecusse Enclave in West Timor. The refugees arrived back in Dili with their few possessions at 8:30 each night via privately chartered ferries, coordinated by...

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Dili, East Timor. 12 November 1999. Gunner (Gnr) Luke Wyhatt (centre) sitting on the beach at Dili Harbour after assisting Timorese refugees on their return from the Oecusse Enclave in West Timor. The refugees arrived back in Dili with their few possessions at 8:30 each night via privately...

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Dili, East Timor. 12 November 1999. AN Australian soldier standing in the doorway of a British Department for International Development (DFID) truck after assisting Timorese refugees on their return from the Oecusse Enclave in West Timor. The refugees arrived back in Dili with their few possessions...

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Dili, East Timor. 12 November 1999. The mosquito proof sleeping enclosures of Rick Amor, Australian Official Artist (front), and Private (Pte) Cameron Simpson, Rick Amor's escort (rear) in the Army History Unit building within the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound. Pte Simpson...

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Dili, East Timor. 12 November 1999. Timorese civilians standing near a drain inside the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound. The compound covered a large area of Dili and Timorese were free to move about within it.

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Dili, East Timor. 12 November 1999. Two Timorese children returning from the market with their push carts after a morning of "wheeling and dealing" inside the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound. The compound covered a large area of Dili and Timorese were free to move about...

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Dili, East Timor. 12 November 1999. Private Cameron Simpson (left), Army History Unit and Sergeant Don Morrison (right), A Battery, 8th/12th Medium Regiment, standing at a sandbagged and razor wire checkpoint. The checkpoint manned by Australian soldiers, at the International Force for East Timor...

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Dili, East Timor. 12 November 1999. An Australian Army Unimog U1700L truck parked next to an ammunition dump or POL point outside a burnt out two storey building used by the 1st Joint Support Unit (1JSU) inside the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound. There is an old barbed wire...

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Dili, East Timor. 12 November 1999. Two unidentified Australian soldiers of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) searching Timorese locals near the 145 Signals Squadron building in section 33 in the Interfet compound. The locals are employed by the 1st Joint Support Unit (1JSU) and are...

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Dili, East Timor. 12 November 1999. An unidentified Australian soldier of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) searching Timorese locals near the 145 Signals Squadron building in section 33 in the Interfet compound. The locals are employed by the 1st Joint Support Unit (1JSU) and are...

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Dili, East Timor. 12 November 1999. Female soldiers, Private Toni Bloggs (left) and Corporal Leah Coulthard (right), both members of the 10th Force Support Battalion (10FSB) manning a watchtower at the Headquarters, International Force for East Timor (Interfet). The watchtower is reinforced with...

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Dili, East Timor. 13 Novmeber 1999. A burnt out building inside the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound. The debris has been swept into a pile in front of the building.

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Dili, East Timor. 13 Novmeber 1999. A burnt out building inside the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound. The sign over the door reads " JL. Mousinho de al uquerque".

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Dili, East Timor. 13 Novmeber 1999. Two Timorese children standing in a burnt out building, making a V (peace) sign, inside the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound. The child on the right is holding a roll of yellow stickers which he has stuck all over his face.

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Dili, East Timor. 13 Novmeber 1999. A burnt out building inside the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound.

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Dili, East Timor. 13 Novmeber 1999. A young Timorese girl standing outside a burnt out building inside the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound.

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Dili, East Timor. 13 November 1999. A Black Hawk helicopter (A25-223) at the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) helipad at the old Dili airfield. The tents in the background belong to the 5th Aviation Regiment.

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Dili, East Timor. 13 November 1999. Sapper Mark Bryant, 5 Troop (Firefighters) attached to 5th Aviation Regiment sitting in the living area of his tent at the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) helipad at the old Dili airfield. The floor is made from wooden pallets and to the rear is the...

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Dili, East Timor. 13 November 1999. Long range tanks for Black Hawk helicopters on the grass at the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) helipad at the old Dili airfield. The tents behind the tanks belong to the 5th Aviation Regiment and behind the tents is the control tower.

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Dili, East Timor. 13 November 1999. A view of the outskirts of Dili, looking towards the hills, showing the now dry river bed (left) that runs through the centre of the town.

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Dili, East Timor. 13 November 1999. Leading Aircraftman Suttor, 2nd Airfield Defence Squadron manning an International Force for East Timor (Interfet) road block and machine gun enplacement guarding the approaches to Comoro Airfield. The bunker has been dug into the ground and is reinforced with...

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Dili, East Timor. 13 November 1999. Leading Aircraftman (LAC) Suttor, 2nd Airfield Defence Squadron manning an International Force for East Timor (Interfet) road block and machine gun enplacement guarding the approaches to Comoro Airfield. The bunker has been dug into the ground and is reinforced...

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Dili, East Timor. 13 November 1999. An International Force for East Timor (Interfet) patrol of Australian soldiers from 12 Platoon, 5th/7th Battalion (Mechanised), The Royal Australian Regiment (5/7RAR) moving past civilians through the streets in Dili near the Interfet heliport at the old Dili...

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Dili, East Timor. 13 November 1999. Private Cameron Simpson, Army History Unit (second from left), talking to Corporal Hicks, Private Luke Elmore, Pte Mark Caldwell and Pte Scott Caton of 12 Platoon, 5th/7th Battalion (Mechanised), The Royal Australian Regiment (5/7RAR), International Force for...

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Dili, East Timor. 13 November 1999. A destroyed building in the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound. Note the blood stains on the footpath in front of the building.

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Dili, East Timor. 13 November 1999. Private Cameron Simpson standing next to blood stains on the smashed footpath outside a destroyed building in the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound.

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Dili, East Timor. 13 November 1999. A Timorese child standing in a window opening of a destroyed building in the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound.

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Dili, East Timor. 13 November 1999. Four unidentified Australian soldiers (including two female soldiers) standing outside the communications facility of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) Headquarters. To the right is a communications Land Rover 110 (registration number 50571) and...

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Dili, East Timor. 13 November 1999. Landing Ship Tank (LST) 722, possibly a Thai Naval ship that forms part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), moored at a makeshift loading ramp on the beach in Dili Harbour.

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Dili, East Timor. 13 November 1999. Three unidentified Thai soldiers standing on the beach in front of the loading ramp of Landing Ship Tank (LST) 722, possibly a Thai Naval ship that forms part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), in Dili Harbour.

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Dili, East Timor. 13 November 1999. Timorese children swimming at the beach in Dili Harbour. The breach in the sea wall on the beach behind where the children are swimming was created by the 3rd Combat Engineering Regiment who blew the hole in the wall so the International Force for East Timor...

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Dili, East Timor. 13 November 1999. Timorese children swimming at the beach in Dili Harbour. The breach in the sea wall on the beach behind where the children are swimming was created by the 3rd Combat Engineering Regiment who blew the hole in the wall so the International Force for East Timor...

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Dili, East Timor. 13 November 1999. Informal portrait of female soldier, Sergeant Watkinson Stores Sergeant 1st Joint Support Unit (1JSU) and mother of two, standing in the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound.

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Dili, East Timor. 13 November 1999. Informal portrait of an unidentified female soldier, 1st Joint Support Unit (1JSU), standing beside tents stacked with ration packs, in the 1JSU Q Store International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound. She is armed with an F88C Steyr rifle.

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Dili, East Timor. 13 November 1999. Three Timorese boys in the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound. The Interfet compound occupied a large area of Dili and Timorese locals were free to move about within it.

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Dili, East Timor. 13 November 1999. Graffiti on the side of a damaged building just inside the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound. The cartoon depicts General Wiranto on his knees with a chain around his neck, which is being held by a large hand. His pants are down and he is...

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Dili, East Timor. 13 November 1999. Two unidentified soldiers of the French Army, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), driving a jeep through the Interfet compound.

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Dili, East Timor. 13 November 1999. Australian soldiers, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet),in the back of an Australian Army Lighter Amphibious Resupply Cargo (LARC) as it comes out of the water onto the beach. LARC's are amphibious trucks and are being used to transport...

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Dili, East Timor. 13 November 1999. Australian soldiers, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet),in the back of an Australian Army Lighter Amphibious Resupply Cargo (LARC) as it comes out of the water onto the beach. LARC's are amphibious trucks and are being used to transport...

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Dili, East Timor. 13 November 1999. Australian soldiers, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet),in the back of an Australian Army Lighter Amphibious Resupply Cargo (LARC) as it comes out of the water onto the beach. LARC's are amphibious trucks and are being used to transport...

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Dili, East Timor. 13 November 1999. United States Marines, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), seated around a table underneath a camouflage net at the rear of the 1st Joint Amenities Unit canteen.

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Dili, East Timor. 13 November 1999. Two Timorese children holding a Summit plastic water bottle containing a snake in the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound. The child on the right is wearing a Tentara Nasional Indonesia (TNI) (Indonesian National Army) cap.

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. Timorese men cleaning out a monsoon drain that runs through the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound. In the background an unidentified United States Marine looks at a snake in a Summit plastic water bottle, caught by the two young Timorese...

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Dili, East Timor. 13 November 1999. Gunner (Gnr) Ben Whiley (front) and Gnr Mark Abery (rear), A Battery, 8th/12th Medium Regiment manning a sandbagged position on the side of the road inside the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound. The floor of the position is made from wooden...

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Dili, East Timor. 13 November 1999. An M113A1 Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) (registration number 134146) of 5th/7th Battalion (Mechanised), The Royal Australian Regiment (5/7RAR) driving along a road in the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound. The APC is just near a sandbagged...

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Dili, East Timor. 13 November 1999. Devastated buildings on a street in Dili, inside the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound. Timorese civilians are walking along the street and there are two small children sitting under a tree with a small table of items that they have probably...

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Dili, East Timor. 13 November 1999. A small Timorese child sitting despondently on a bridge beside a drain inside the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound.

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Dili, East Timor. 13 November 1999. A burnt out building just inside the perimeter of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound. The word "timlrs" is painted on the wall of the building.

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Dili, East Timor. 13 November 1999. A burnt out building just inside the perimeter of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound.

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Dili, East Timor. 13 November 1999. Three Timorese children collecting wild vegetables from a verge on the side of the road inside the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound. They are smiling and making the V (peace) sign.

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Dili, East Timor. 13 November 1999. Private Cameron Simpson (left) and Warrant Officer Class 2 Brian Manns (right) sitting near mosquito proof sleeping enclosures in the Army History Unit work and accommodation area. The building is in the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound.

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Dili, East Timor. 13 November 1999. Informal portrait of Lieutenant Colonel W. W. (Bill) Houston (centre), Commanding Officer of the Army History Unit (AHU) and Private Cameron Simpson (right) standing in the work and accommodation area of the AHU in the International Force for East Timor...

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Dili, East Timor. 13 November 1999. Four Timorese children sitting by the side of the road inside the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound. Three of them are smiling and making the V (peace) sign, the fourth, a young girl is clutching a doll.

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Dili, East Timor. 13 November 1999. Four members of A Battery, 8th/12th Medium Regiment, along with three French soldiers (rear), returning to the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound after finishing a patrol of the area.

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Dili, East Timor. 13 November 1999. A Thai soldier watches as a Timorese man pushing two children in a push cart along the road just inside the gate into the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound. The soldier is armed with an M16 assault rifle and grenade launcher combination,...

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Dili, East Timor. 13 November 1999. An unidentified member of A Battery, 8th/12th Medium Regiment sitting on the floor of the A Battery Headquarters building writing a letter home. The building is in the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound. His pack is to the left, and in the...

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Dili, East Timor. 13 November 1999. An unidentified member of A Battery, 8th/12th Medium Regiment walking along a plank walkway in the A Battery tent lines in the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound. The sleeping areas are raised off the ground with sandbags and wooden pallets.

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Dili, East Timor. 13 November 1999. The sleeping area of an unidentified member of in the tent lines of A Battery, 8th/12th Medium Regiment in the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound. The mosquito proofed stetcher is on a raised platform accesible via a wooden pallet used as a...

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Dili, East Timor. 13 November 1999. Unidentified members of A Battery, 8th/12th Medium Regiment sitting around a table in the A Battery Recreation area in the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound. In the foreground is Battery Sergeant Major (probably Warrant Officer Class 2) Col...

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Dili, East Timor. 13 November 1999. An Australian made makeshift bench press in the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound. The weights have been made from iron bars with a concrete weight at each end. A variety of containers, such as large tin cans and water bottles with the tops...

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Dili, East Timor. 13 November 1999. Australian soldiers of A Battery, 8th/12th Medium Regiment relaxing on the verandah of a building in their living area in the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound. Bombardier Schuman is sitting at the rear wearing a green cap and holding a water...

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. Two unidentified members of the 10th Force Support Battalion (known as termites), part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), standing in front of a Lighter Amphibious Resupply Cargo Mark 5 (LARC-V) (registration number n7116 or 117116) on the...

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. Containers of supplies for the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) being unloaded from a ship onto the dock in Dili. The ship has just arrived from Darwin.

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. An unidentified soldier walking past a forklift of 10th Force Support Battalion on the docks at Dili. In the background containers of supplies for the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) troops are being unloaded from a ship which has just arrived from...

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. An Australian Army crane (registration number 46733) of 10th Force Support Unit unloading a water cart onto the dock at Dili for use by the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) troops.

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Lieutenant V. Groat (right), a female soldier, observing the unloading of containers for the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) on the dock in Dili talking to a member of 10th Force Support Battalion (10FSB), the unit responsible for shipping and container movement on the wharf at Dili.

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. Australian soldiers, including one female soldier, of 10th Force Support Battalion (10FSB) Water Transport Squadron (known as termites), part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), relaxing under the verandah of a building which is their...

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Six unidentified Australian soldiers, of 10th Force Support Battalion (10 FSB) 30 / 35 Water Transport and Terminal Squadron, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), sitting relaxing in verandah of building which is their accommodation and work area. The terminal squadron...

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. Major Rowan Martin, Second in Command (left) and another unidentified soldier of the 5th/7th Battalion (Mechanised), The Royal Australian Regiment (5/7RAR) standing in the well of an M113A1 Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC). Timorese civilians watch as the APC...

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. Members of the 5th/7th Battalion (Mechanised), The Royal Australian Regiment (5/7RAR) standing in the well of an M113A1 Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC), driving past the heliport, at the old Dili airfield. There are Black Hawk helicopters of the 5th Aviation...

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. Major Rowan Martin, Second in Command (left), and another unidentified soldier of 5th/7th Battalion (Mechanised), The Royal Australian Regiment (5/7RAR), part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), standing in the well of an M113A1 Armoured...

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. An unidentified member of D Company, 5th/7th Battalion (Mechanised), The Royal Australian Regiment (5/7RAR) watching a Domino Mining Equipment forklift unload pallets of shrink wrapped boxes of Summit bottles water from an M548 Tracked Load Carrier (known as a...

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. An unidentified Australian Corporal Storeman of 5th/7th Battalion (Mechanised), The Royal Australian Regiment (5/7RAR) relaxing in a chair in the 5/7RAR lines, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet). There is a Mount Franklin water bottle on...

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. Four unidentified Australian soldiers of 5th/7th Battalion (Mechanised), The Royal Australian Regiment (5/7RAR) playing cards in their living and sleeping area in a building in the 5/7RAR lines, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet). Their...

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. An unidentified Australian soldier of 5th/7th Battalion (Mechanised), The Royal Australian Regiment (5/7RAR) straightening a wheel rim in front of a M548 Track Load Carrier (known as a Tillie) (registration number 177083) in the 5/7RAR lines, part of the...

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. Unidentified Australian soldiers peeling potatoes with knives on the verandah outside the kitchen in the 5th/7th Battalion (Mechanised), The Royal Australian Regiment (5/7RAR) compound. The 5/7RAR compound is in a school, and is part of the International Force...

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. Private R. Zammit and other unidentified Australian cooks chopping vegetables as they prepare a meal in the kitchen in the 5th/7th Battalion (Mechanised), The Royal Australian Regiment (5/7RAR) compound. The 5/7RAR compound is in a school, and is part of the...

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. Private Zammit and other unidentified Australian cooks chopping vegetables as they prepare a meal in the kitchen in the 5th/7th Battalion (Mechanised), The Royal Australian Regiment (5/7RAR) compound. The 5/7RAR compound is in a school, and is part of the...

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. An unidentified Australian mechanic working on the rear of the engine inside the cargo bay of a M548 Track Load Carrier (known as a Tillie) in the 5th/7th Battalion (Mechanised), The Royal Australian Regiment (5/7RAR) compound, part of the International Force for...

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. Warrant Officer Class 2 Brian Manns (right) and Private Cameron Simpson (left), Army History Unit, standing outside a school building in the 5th/7th Battalion (Mechanised), The Royal Australian Regiment (5/7RAR) compound, part of the International Force for East...

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. Private Cameron Simpson (left), Army History Unit (AHU), Major Rowan Martin (centre), Second in Command, 5th/7th Battalion (Mechanised), The Royal Australian Regiment (5/7RAR), and Warrant Officer Class 2 Brian Manns (right) (AHU) standing at the back of a 5/7RAR...

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. The verandah of a school building used as 5th/7th Battalion (Mechanised), The Royal Australian Regiment (5/7RAR) Headquarters part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet). There is a 5/7RAR sign to the left and the sign on the post to the right read...

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. An M113A1 Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) of 5th/7th Battalion (Mechanised), The Royal Australian Regiment (5/7RAR), part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), en route to the heliport at the old Dili airfield.

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. Major Rowan Martin, Second in Command standing in the well of an M113A1 Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) of 5th/7th Battalion (Mechanised), The Royal Australian Regiment (5/7RAR), part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), as it drives past burnt...

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. Timorese civilians wave and make the V (peace) sign to soldiers on an Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) M113A1 of 5th/7th Battalion (Mechanised), The Royal Australian Regiment (5/7RAR), part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), as they pass their...

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. Warrant Officer Class 2 Brian Manns (left), Army History Unit and Lieutenant Micah Batt (right), Platoon Commander, 5th/7th Battalion (Mechanised), The Royal Australian Regiment (5/7RAR) standing in the well of a 5/7RAR M113A1 Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC),...

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. Warrant Officer Class 2 Brian Manns (left), Army History Unit and Lieutenant Micah Batt (right), Platoon Commander, 5th/7th Battalion (Mechanised), The Royal Australian Regiment (5/7RAR) standing in the well of a 5/7RAR M113A1 Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC),...

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. Timorese men and children standing around a makeshift roadside stall in Dili, outside the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound.

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. A M548 Tracked Load Carrier (known as a Tillie) (registration number 177095) of the 5th/7th Battalion (Mechanised), The Royal Australian Regiment (5/7RAR), part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), driving along the road next to the heliport in...

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. Informal portrait of Lieutenant Micah Batt, Platoon Commander, 5th/7th Battalion (Mechanised), The Royal Australian Regiment (5/7RAR) standing outside a building that forms part of a roadblock at the heliport in the old Dili airfield for the International Force...

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. A Black Hawk helicopter (204) of the 5th Aviation Regiment being towed by a tractor at the old Dili airfield now being used as a heliport by the International Force for East Timor (Interfet).

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. A grader (31025) of the 17th Construction Squadron preparing the helicopter landing field at the old Dili airfield, now used as a heliport by the International Force for East Timor (Interfet).

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Dili. East Timor. 14 November 1999. Earth moving equipment of the 17th Construction Squadron working on extensions to the helicopter landing field at the old Dili airfield, now used as a heliport by the International Force for East Timor (Interfet).

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Dili. East Timor. 14 November 1999. A grader of the 17th Construction Squadron working on extensions to the helicopter landing field at the old Dili airfield, now used as a heliport by the International Force for East Timor (Interfet). There is a tail of a Black Hawk helicopter (A25-207) of the 5th...

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. A road block, guarding one of the entrances to the old Dili airfield, now used as the heliport by the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), manned by an unidentified soldier of the 5th/7th Battalion (Mechanised), The Royal Australian Regiment (5/7RAR)....

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. Australian soldiers relaxing inside a building next to the road block at the old Dili airfield, now used as a heliport by the International Force for East Timor. The road block is part of the airfield security assigned to the 5th/7th Battalion (Mechanised), The...

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. The building used by soldiers of the 5th/7th Battalion (Mechanised), The Royal Australian Regiment (5/7RAR) as accommodation and a recreation area. An M113A1 Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) 41? (registration number 134602) is parked next to the building. The...

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. Private Reid, 5th/7th Battalion (Mechanised), The Royal Australian Regiment (5/7RAR), manning a tented roadblock guarding one of the entrances to the old Dili airfield now used as a heliport by the International Force for East Timor (Interfet). In the background...

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. An unidentified Australian soldier of the 5th/7th Battalion (Mechanised), The Royal Australian Regiment (5/7RAR), lying on a stretcher at the rear the building used as accommodation and a recreation area by members of 5/7RAR. The soldier's kit and Steyr rifle are...

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. A group of young Timorese children smiling and making the V (peace) sign en route to the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound. They are crowded together, eager to be photographed.

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. A mosquito proof sleeping enclosure of one of the members of the Army History Unit (AHU) in their work and accommodation area in the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound.

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. Corporal A. Vince, a female soldier of 10 Force Support Battalion (10FSB) organising supplies at the docks in Dili, used by the International Force for East Timor (Interfet). In the background is an unidentified female soldier and to the left is a forklift.

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. Private Kenny (sitting), a female soldier of the 176th Air Despatch Squadron making notes on a clipboard in a tented work area at the docks in Dili, used by the International Force for East Timor (Interfet). There is a box of bottled water in the background and...

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. Washing hanging from a makeshift washing line strung across the cargo bay of an Australian Army barge belonging to a Water Transport Squadron of 10th Force Support Battalion (10FSB), part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet). The ship is beached...

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. Lieutenant V. Groat (centre), a female soldier of 10th Force Support Battalion (10FSB) supervising the unloading of containers onto the docks in Dili used by the International Force for East Timor (Interfet). With her is an unidentified member of 10FSB (left) and...

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. An unidentified Australian soldier of 10th Force Support Battalion (10FSB) stacking stores in a storeroom on the docks in Dili, used by the International Force for East Timor (Interfet).

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. An unidentified Australian soldier of 10th Force Support Battalion (10FSB) stacking stores in a storeroom on the docks in Dili, used by the International Force for East Timor (Interfet). Many of the boxes have the units to which they will be despatched spray...

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. Three unidentified Australian soldiers of 10th Force Support Battalion (10FSB) watching the unloading of containers for the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) onto the docks in Dili. Lieutenant V. Groat, the female supervisor is in the background.

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. Two unidentified female soldiers of the 10th Force Support Base (right) and Corporal (Cpl) Joanne Cooper (front, left) and Cpl Michelle McDonald (back, left), female members of the 381st Expeditionary Combat Support Squadron RAAF (left) attached to 10FSB, part of...

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. An Australian Army light landing craft (AB106?) of the Water Transport Squadron, 10th Force Support Battalion (10FSB) anchored in Dili Harbour, near the dock, used by the International Force for East Timor (Interfet). Sandbags are piled on the corner of the dock,...

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. Two unidentified members of 10th Force Support Battalion (10FSB) wearing green hard hats, supervising the unloading of containers onto the docks for the International Force for East Timor (Interfet).

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. Two female soldiers, Private Kilpatrick (left) and Lieutenant V. Groat (right), Troop Commander, 10th Force Support Battalion (10FSB) coordinating International Force for East Timor (Interfet) operation on the docks in Dili.

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. Two female soldiers, Private Kilpatrick (left) and Lieutenant V. Groat (right), Troop Commander, 10th Force Support Battalion (10FSB) coordinating International Force for East Timor (Interfet) operations on the docks in Dili. To the right is a freelance...

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. An unidentified female soldier of 10th Force Support Battalion (10FSB) (left) and Private Cameron Simpson, Army History Unit (AHU) holding a Steyr rifle, silhouetted in the doorway of a warehouse on the docks in Dili, used by the International Force for East...

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. Private Cameron Simpson (right), Army History Unit (AHU) talking to an unidentified female soldier of the 10th Force Support Battalion (10FSB) in a warehouse used by the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) at the docks in Dili. Behind them are large...

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. Private Cameron Simpson (left), Army History Unit (AHU) and an unidentified female soldier of the 10th Force Support Battalion (10FSB) in a warehouse used by the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) at the docks in Dili. Behind them are large stacks of...

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. Timorese civilians in a dug out canoe in the water near the docks used by the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) in Dili.

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. Timorese children standing near two emergency lights on the dock in Dili. International Force for East Timor (Interfet) troops have place emergency lighting on the docks for night work.

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. A Timorese child sitting near the base of emergency lights on the dock in Dili. International Force for East Timor (Interfet) troops have place emergency lighting on the docks for night work.

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. An unidentified female soldier of 10th Force Support Battalion (10FSB) operating an off road forklift to load supplies onto a Mack general service cargo truck at the Dili docks, used by the International Force for East Timor (Interfet). The operation is being...

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. Private Cameron Simpson (left) and Warrant Officer Class 2 Brian Manns (right), Army History Unit (AHU) walking toward the building with the white fence, which is used by the 5th/7th Battalion (Mechanised), The Royal Australian Regiment (5/7RAR) Headquarters,...

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. Two M113A1 Armoured Personnel Carriers (APC) of the 5th/7th Battalion (Mechanised), The Royal Australian Regiment (5/7RAR), part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) outside the 5/7RAR Battalion Headquarters. The APC on the right (registration...

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. An M577A1 Armoured Command Vehicle (ACV) (registration number 134462) (left), which has a generator unit and spare road wheel mounted on top, and an M113A1 Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) (registration number 134462) (right), with cammouflage net poles and water...

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. Two M577-A1 Armoured Command Vehicles (ACV), registration number 134456 (left), carrying water and fuel cans on the roof, and registration number 134468 (right) 0B of the 5th/7th Battalion (Mechanised), The Royal Australian Regiment (5/7RAR), part of the...

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Dili, East Timor. 14 November 1999. The personal belongings of Rick Amor, Australian Official Artist, on the floor next to his mosquito proof sleeping enclosure in the Army History Unit's work and accommodation building in the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound.

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Dili, East Timor. 15 November 1999. A RAAF Caribou aircraft (A14-199) of No. 35 Squadron on the tarmac at Comoro airfield now used by the International Force for East Timor (Interfet). The aircraft is preparing to fly Interfet soldiers, along with Rick Amor, Australian Official Artist and his...

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Dili, East Timor. 15 November 1999. Canadian Military Police (MPs) (right) holding M16 assault rifles, and an unidentified Australian soldier (left), part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) sitting inside a RAAF Caribou aircraft (A14-199) of No. 35 Squadron en route to Suai.

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In flight over East Timor. 15 November 1999. An aerial view from a RAAF Caribou aircraft (A14-199) of No. 35 Squadron of a river winding through the hills. The aircraft is flying International Force for East Timor (Interfet) troops from Dili to Suai.

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In flight. 15 November 1999. An aerial view through the windscreen of a RAAF Caribou aircraft (A14-199) of No. 35 Squadron flying troops of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) from Dili to Suai.

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In flight. 15 November 1999. An aerial view through the windscreen of a RAAF Caribou aircraft (A14-199) of No. 35 Squadron of the terrain encoutnered as the aircraft flies troops of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) from Dili to Suai.

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An unidentified Australian soldier cooking rissoles on a barbeque (BBQ) in the 3rd Brigade Headquarters kitchen, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet). Four tins of green peas are sitting on the edge of the BBQ and there is a large roasting BBQ in the background.

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An unidentified Australian soldier peeling potatoes with a knife in the 3rd Brigade Headquarters kitchen, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet).

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Unidentified soldiers of the 17th Construction Squadron rebuilding the mess at the 3rd Birgade Headquarters, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet). In the foreground a soldier is winding up an electrical cord near a portable generator.

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An unidentified Australian soldier, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), looking at a healed ulcer on the right ankle of a small Timorese child.

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Unidentified members of 4 Section, 108 Field Battery, 4th Field Regiment, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) sitting on the verandah of the building used for their accommodation. The building was formerly used as holiday accommodation by Tentara Nasional Indonesia (TNI)...

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Bullet holes in the brick wall of a building in Suai. The remnants of a destroyed "Xanana" poster can be seen in the top right corner.

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A "Xanana" poster on the front wall of the Suai Cathedral. The poster has been torn and there is a large bullet hole in the head of Xanana Gusmao, and other bullet holes in the wall of the cathedral.

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Two unidentified Australian soldiers of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) standing in a destroyed building in the Suai market place. The buildings have been almost completely destroyed, although much of the debris has now been cleaned away.

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A Timorese boy sitting in a destroyed building in Suai market place. He has a stack of cigarette packets in front of him, which he is probably trying to sell to soldiers of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet). The buildings in the market had been almost completely destroyed, although...

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Corporal Scott (Doc) Halliday (left), 3rd Brigade Headquarters and Private Cameron Simpson (right), Army History Unit, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), walking through the destroyed Suai market place. The buildings in the market have all been destroyed, although the debris...

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Graffiti on the wall of destroyed building supporting the International Force for East Timor (Interfet). The graffiti reads "I love you military Australian".

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A Royal New Zealand Air Force fuel tanker (registration number UG5242), part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), pumping fuel at a liquid storage station, probably for water, on a road known as Dog Route in Sukuloro Village. There is an Oxfam (a British aid group) KVA generator on...

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Charred and blackened circles, sites where Timorese huts once stood, in the destroyed and desolate Sukuloro village, just outside of Suai. The buildings have been completely destroyed and the trees burnt, although most of the debris has been cleared away.

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Charred and blackened circles, sites where Timorese huts once stood, in the destroyed and desolate Sukuloro village, just outside of Suai. The buildings have been completely destroyed and the trees burnt, although most of the debris has been cleared away.

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The treadle section of a destroyed treadle sewing machine standing in the charred and blackened area, where a Timorese hut once stood in the destroyed and desolate Sukuloro village, just outside of Suai. The buildings have been completely destroyed and the trees burnt, although most of the debris...

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An old concrete grave marker in the charred and blackened area, where a Timorese hut once stood in the destroyed and desolate Sukuloro village, just outside of Suai. The buildings have been completely destroyed and the trees burnt, although most of the debris has been cleared away.

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Three old concrete grave markers in the charred and blackened area, where a Timorese hut once stood in the destroyed and desolate Sukuloro village, just outside of Suai. The buildings have been completely destroyed and the trees burnt, although most of the debris has been cleared away.

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Charred stumps standing in a blackened area, all that remains of a Timorese hut in the destroyed and desolate Sukuloro village, just outside of Suai. The buildings have been completely destroyed and the trees burnt, although most of the debris has been cleared away.

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Destroyed buildings on the beach at Sukuloro Village which is on the road to Suai, known as Dog Route. The 3rd Brigade Headquarters, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) landed at this site as a part of the Interfet operation to secure Suai. The house on the beach has a radio...

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A view of a sixteenth or seventeenth century Portugese fort among the mangroves on the beach at Sukuloro Village.

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A view of an sixteenth or seventeenth century Portugese fort among the mangroves on the beach at Sukuloro Village.

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A view of an sixteenth or seventeenth century Portugese fort among the mangroves on the beach at Sukuloro Village.

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Private Cameron Simpson, Army History Unit, sitting against the wall with his pack and Steyr rifle in the living quarters of the 3rd Brigade Headquarters, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet). There is a mosquito proof sleeping enclosure in the foreground.

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Informal portrait of Rick Amor, Australian Official Artist, recording the days activities in his notebook. He is in East Timor to gather material about Australia's involvement in the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), from which he will produce works of art for the Australian War...

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An outpost of the 3rd Brigade Headquarters, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet). In the foreground are white canvas sacks of stores marked "Headquarters Westfor" and to the left are New Zealand style Army field toilet.

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Two unidentified Australian soldiers of the 3rd Brigade Headquarters (3 Bde HQ), part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet). One of the soldiers is sitting on a bench eating a tub of yoghurt at the 3 Bde Hq work area. There is a metal mess tin on the bench beside him.

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Informal portrait of Corporal Scott (Doc) Halliday, 3rd Brigade Headquarters, International Force for East Timor (Interfet).

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An unidentified Australian soldier of the 3rd Brigade Headquarters, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) leaning over a barbeque in the unit's tented field kitchen. In the foreground on the right are jerry cans of water and just behind them are three portable stoves, and fuel...

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An unidentified soldier of the 3rd Brigade Headquarters, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), decanting fuel into a fuel burner can for the portable stoves from a jerry can. The caps of the jerry cans have been sprayed red to indicate fuel instead of water.

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Two unidentified Australian soldiers, possibly of the 162nd Reconnaissance Squadron, part of the International Force for East Timor, filling jerry cans with water at a water point.

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An unidentified Australian soldier, possibly of the 162nd Reconnaissance Squadron, part of the International Force for East Timor, sitting on sandbags reading a newspaper, under a tent. There is a box of Surf washing powder on the table behind him.

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Leading Seaman (LS) David Coles, an RAN Avionics Technician on exchange with the Army, works in an Army aviation workshop in a tented hangar repairing a Kiowa Light Observation Helicopter, as part of the International Force for East Timor (INTERFET).

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An Australian Army Kiowa Light Observation Helicopter coming in to land at the landing field at Suai heliport, used by the International Force for East Timor (Interfet). The buildings in the background are being used as (left to right) accommodation, kitchen and courthouse. In the foreground is a...

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Four unidentified Australian soldiers of the 108th Battery, 4th Field Regiment, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), playing poker on the verandah of their accommodation building. On the railing in the foreground is a plastic bottle full of lollipops and on the ledge in the...

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Gunner (Gnr) Gregory (left), 108 Battery, 4th Field Regiment (108 Bty, 4th Fld Regt), part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), sitting on the ground cleaning his Steyr rifle with Gnr Taylor, also from 108 Bty, who has a Minimi 5.56mm machine gun at his feet.

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Gunner Hamilton of 108 Battery, 4th Field Regiment, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), sitting on the steps of a building cleaning his Steyr rifle.

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Soldiers of the 17th Construction Squadron, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), constructing the timber framework for a kitchen. The soldiers standing on the ladder to the left is wearing a Camelbak water bladder on his back.

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Two unidentified soldiers of the 17th Construction Squadron, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), syphoning fuel into a jerry can from a 44 gallon drum.

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Sappers of Specialist Troop, 25 Support Squadron, 3rd Combat Engineer Regiment, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), constructing the timber framework for a kitchen.

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Gunner Alan Paul, 108 Battery, 4th Field Regiment, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) on patrol along the side of the road in Suai. There are piles of rubbish next to the road on the right.

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Private Cameron Simpson (left), Army History Unit, talking to Corporal Cameron Aitkin (right), 108 Battery, 4th Field Regiment, part of the International Force for East Timor. In the background is a makshift barrier across half of the road, made from large drums, barbed wire and pickets.

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Informal portrait of Corporal Scott (Doc) Halliday, 3rd Brigade Headquarters, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), driving an Australian Army truck.

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Matai, East Timor. 16 November 1999. Timorese huts in the village of Matai, near Suai.

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Australian soldiers of the 108th Battery, 4th Field Regiment, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), jumping from the back of an Australian Army Land Rover 110 about to undertake a patrol of an area between Suai and Matai. Left to right: Corporal Scott (Doc) Halliday, 3rd...

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Australian soldiers of the 108th Battery, 4th Field Regiment, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), jumping from the back of an Australian Army truck about to undertake a patrol of an area between Suai and Matai. Left to right: Corporal Scott (Doc) Halliday, 3rd Brigade...

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Australian soldiers, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), jumping from the back of an Australian Army truck about to undertake a patrol of an area between Suai and Matai. Left to right: Corporal Scott (Doc) Halliday, 3rd Brigade Headquarters, Gunner Alan Paul, 108th Battery,...

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Soldiers of the 108th Battery, 4th Field Regiment, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), in patrol formation, staggered on either side of the road, as they patrol an area between Suai and Matai. On the left is Gunner Braisendale.

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Soldiers of the 108th Battery, 4th Field Regiment, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), in patrol formation, staggered on either side of the road, as they patrol an area between Suai and Matai.

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Bombardier Skewes, 108th Battery, 4th Field Regiment, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), on patrol through a burnt out village, as he and other members of the 108th Battery patrol an area between Suai and Matai.

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A view of a burnt out village between Suai and Matai. This area is being patroled by members of the 108th Battery, 4th Field Regiment, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet).

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Rear view of soldiers of the 108th Battery, 4th Field Regiment, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), in staggered formation on either side of a road as they patrol an area between Suai and Matai. The soldier leading the patrol is carrying a Rocket Launcher and the soldier to...

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Private (Guido) Caztek of the 108th Battery, 4th Field Regiment, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), walking along the side of a road as he and other members of the 108th Battery patrol an area between Suai and Matai. He is armed with a F88C Steyr rifle and is carrying an M79...

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Gunner Braisendal, 108th Battery, 4th Field Regiment, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), knealing on the side of a road as he and other members of the 108th Battery patrol an area between Suai and Matai.

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Gunner Alan Paul, 108th Battery, 4th Field Regiment, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), knealing on the side of a road as he and other members of the 108th Battery patrol an area between Suai and Matai. He is wearing a Camelbak water baldder on his back.

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Gunner Sage, 108th Battery, 4th Field Regiment, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), knealing on the side of a road as he and other members of the 108th Battery patrol an area between Suai and Matai. He is wearing a Camelbak water baldder on his back.

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Gunner Sage, 108th Battery, 4th Field Regiment, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), knealing on the side of a road as he and other members of the 108th Battery patrol an area between Suai and Matai.

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A Timorese child walking in front of members of the 108th Battery, 4th Field Regiment, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), as they patrol an area between Suai and Matai.

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Matai, East Timor. 16 November 1999. Three Timorese men and a small child standing around a table in a makeshift camp. One man is wearing a towel over his torn camouflage pants and there is a cassette player and cassette tapes on the table.

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Matai, East Timor. 16 November 1999. Two Timorese children in the village of Matai. The child on the right is holding a home made guitar.

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Matai, East Timor. 16 November 1999. A Timorese man in front of two recently constructed thatched huts in the village of Matai.

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Matai, East Timor. 16 November 1999. A small Timorese child sitting on an old chair.

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Matai, East Timor. 16 November 1999. Private (Guido) Caztek of the 108th Battery, 4th Field Regiment, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), giving lollies to a Timorese child. He is being watched by other members of the 108th Battery who are gathered around an Australian Army...

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Matai, East Timor. 16 November 1999. Private (Guido) Caztek of the 108th Battery, 4th Field Regiment, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), giving lollies to a Timorese man. He is being watched by other members of the 108th Battery who are gathered around an Australian Army...

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Matai, East Timor. 16 November 1999. Private (Guido) Caztek of the 108th Battery, 4th Field Regiment, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), giving lollies to a Timorese child. He is being watched by other members of the 108th Battery who are gathered around an Australian Army...

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Matai, East Timor. 16 November 1999. Two Timorese women standing on the road, one of whom is carrying a plastic water bottle on her head, watching Private (Guido) Caztek of the 108th Battery, 4th Field Regiment, giving lollies to Timorese men and children.

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Matai, East Timor. 16 November 1999. Two Timorese children sitting on the ground in the village of Matai, behind the child on the left is a toy "horse", made from a wheel on the end of a stick.

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Australian soldiers of the 108th Battery, 4th Field Regiment, jumping from the back of an Australian Army truck after completing a patrol of an area between Suai and Matai. Left to right: Private Cameron Simpson (back to camera), Army History Unit, Gunner (Gnr) Sage, Corporal Scott (Doc) Halliday...

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A Timorese man sitting in the opening of a "cave" formed by a malformed root growing out of the trunk of a large tree in the village square near Suai.

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A Timorese woman and two children washing clothes at a village water and washing point near Suai. There is a poster on the wall behind them that reads "Interfet Dan Timor Timur Bersama Sama Untum Masa Depan Yang Lebin Baim".

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A Group of Timorese men and boys gathered around a tree in a village square near Suai.

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Burnt out buildings in Suai. The word "Materesto" is painted on one of the only walls left standing.

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Three Timorese men standing with the statues in an Indonesian monument which depicts peasant endeavour. One of the men is sitting on the statue of a water buffalo. The sign underneath the monument reads "Suai Berseni".

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A figure of a bare chested man holding a gun on an Indonesian statue on a round about in the centre of a major road junction in Suai. The statue was refered to as "Rambo" and used as a landmark by members of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet).

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Headquarters Westforce, Suai, East Timor. 16 November 1999. Australian soldiers working in the Suai courthouse, now used as the 3rd Brigade Headquarters ( Westforce). In the centre of the room are two large map and planning tables and along each side of the room are a number of soldiers using lap...

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Australian soldiers working in the Suai courthouse, now used as the 3rd Brigade Headquarters. In the centre of the room are two large map and planning tables and along each side of the room are a number of soldiers using lap top computers for communications. In the background is a whiteboard...

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Private Tammy Smithson (right), a female medic, making notes in the 3rd Brigade Headquarters (3BDE HQ) Regimental Aid Post (RAP), part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet). On the left is a Timorese civilian, Hermenegilho Da Costa, employed by 3BDE HQ as an interpreter. In the...

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Private Tammy Smithson (right), a female medic, making notes in the 3rd Brigade Headquarters (3BDE HQ) Regimental Aid Post (RAP), part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet). In the foreground is a stretcher and an oxygen tank, and on the wall in the background is a chalk board...

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Major Nerida Burnie (right), a female doctor, talking to another female soldier, possibly Corporal McGrath, in the 3rd Brigade Headquarters (3BDE HQ) Regimental Aid Post (RAP), part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet). There is a stretcher in the foreground and a number of signs on...

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An unidentified Australian officer with an intravenous drip in his arm, suffering from gastroenteritis, lying on a stretcher in the 3rd Brigade Headquarters (3BDE HQ) Regimental Aid Post (RAP), part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet). A loaded magazine from the soldiers Steyr...

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An Australian Army Bell Kiowa Light Observation Helicopter (A17-026), of thr 162nd Reconnaissance Squadron, departing from the 3rd Brigade Headquarters area, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet). Note that a pilot's armoured seat shield has been fitted.

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New Zealand soldiers of the 1st Battalion, Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (1Bn, RNZIR), part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), sitting on the verandah of an unused hospital, now used as an accommodation and recreation area. The soldier in the foreground is cooking toasted...

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A Royal New Zealand Armoured Corps (RNZAC) M113A1 Fitters Vehicle, 48, (registration number NZ32517) (left) and a M806A1 Armoured Recovery Vehicle Light (ARVL) (registration number NZ34024) (right) in the vehicle compound of the 1st Battalion engineering support area. The Fitters Vehicle is fitted...

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Unidentified New Zealand soldiers of the 1st Battalion, The Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (RNZIR), part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) repairing an M113A1 Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) (registration number FN3789), which is fitted with stand off ripple armour on the...

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Unidentified New Zealand soldiers, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), standing with their tools in their tented engineering workshop. The soldier in the foreground is wearing a Camelbak water bladder over his shoulder.

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Three unidentified New Zealand soldiers, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), repairing the hydrolic ram on a side lifter on the back of a Royal New Zealand Army (RNZA) truck (registration number KY1068). There is a Kiwi painted on the door of the Unimog truck to the right.

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Lieutenant Colonel P. A. Glue (left), Senior Medical Officer and Lance Corporal A. Sweeny, of the Forward Surgical Team (FST) of the 2nd Field Hospital (New Zealand Army), part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), sitting in a tented office area of the hospital.

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Unidentified soldiers resting on stretchers in a tented ward of the Forward Surgical Team (FST), 2nd Field Hospital (New Zealand), part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet). A medical officer is sitting at a desk at the end of the row of stretchers on the right.

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Unidentified New Zealand soldiers, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), sitting on the verandah of a hospital, now used as their accommodation and recreation area.

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Two New Zealand soldiers, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), armed with machine guns, manning a sandbagged defensive position at the entrance to the New Zealand barracks. Left to right: Staff Sergeant Dew and Corporal Moore.

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Three RAAF technicians from the 381st Expeditionary Combat Support Squadron (381 ECSS) soldiers, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), erecting a portable Tactical Air Navigation (Tacan) beacon at the Suai airfield. The beacon is one in a network that provides navigator...

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Three RAAF technicians from the 381st Expeditionary Combat Support Squadron (381 ECSS) soldiers, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), erecting a portable Tactical Air Navigation (Tacan) beacon at the Suai airfield. The beacon is one in a network that provides navigator...

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Two unidentified Canadian soldiers, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), manning a sandbagged Canadian Military Police Post, part of the security operations at Suai airfield. The soldier on the right, armede with a M16 assault rifle, is holding open a manual boom gate with his...

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Two Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) Iroquois helicopters, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), landing at an RNZAF refuelling point in Suai. The fuel supply and pumping equipment is under the camouflaged installation to the left, behind a recently erected barbed wire fence.

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Two Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) Iroquois helicopters, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), refuelling on the ground at an RNZAF refuelling point in Suai. The fuel supply and pumping equipment is under the camouflaged installation to the left, behind a recently erected...

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A sheeps foot roller of the 17th Construction Squadron, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), extending the airfield at Suai. There is a Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) Iroquois helcopter coming in to land in the background.

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A grader of the 17th Construction Squadron, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), extending the airfield at Suai.

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Private Cameron Simpson (left), Army History Unit with an unidentified Australian soldier standing on the recently extended dirt landing strip at Suai airfield. There is a Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) Iroquois helicopter taking off in the background from the refuelling point in the...

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A grader (registration number 34341) of the 17th Construction Squadron, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), possibly casting a drain off the side of the landing strip at Suai airfield.

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A sheep's foot grader (registration number 47977) of the 17th Construction Squadron, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), extending the landing strip at Suai airfield.

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A water truck of the 17th Construction Squadron, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), spraying water on the landing strip at Suai airfield as the other earth moving vehicles continue extending it.

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A grader (registration number 34341) and two tankers (registration number 36420 (left)) of the 17th Construction Squadron, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), extending the landing strip at Suai airfield.

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Corporal Bondini supervising the vehicle park for earth moving equipment, tractors, cranes and tankers of the 17th Construction Squadron, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet). He is talking to Private Cameron Simpson (obscured), Army History Unit.

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Australian soldiers, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), relaxing under a makeshift shelter the 17th Construction Squadron's tent lines at Suai airfield. Left to right: Sapper (Spr) Smith, Spr Thiess (reading the Sunday Telegraph), Lieutenant Haller and Corporal Talcon (back...

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Informal portrait of Corporal Bondini, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), standing under a makeshift shelter at the 17th COnstruction Squadron tent lines at Suai airfield, holding a bottle of water.

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Newly construced Timorese thatched huts among the burnt out ruins of a village in Suai. The intensity of the fire was so great that it burnt the tops of the palm trees.

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Newly construced Timorese thatched huts among the burnt out ruins of a village in Suai. The intensity of the fire was so great that it burnt the tops of the palm trees.

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A burnt out truck among the ruins of a building in a village in Suai. Among the debris is part of a treadle sewing machine.

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The body of a destroyed treadle sewing machine among the burnt out ruins of a village in Suai.

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The treadle section of a destroyed treadle sewing machine among the burnt out ruins of a village in Suai.

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A burnt out truck among the ruins of a village in Suai.

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An unidentified Australian soldier, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), at work in the Royal Corps of Australian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (RAEME) workshop in the 3rd Brigade Headquarters area.

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The barbed wire perimeter fence around the 3rd Brigade Headquarters area, opposite the Royal Corps of Australian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (RAEME) workshop, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet).

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Sapper (Spr) Adami (left) and Spr Every (right), of the 25th Support Squadron, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), making a timber frame for a toilet block in the 3rd Brigade Headquarters area.

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An unidentified Australian soldier of the 25th Support Squadron, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), making a toilet block in the 3rd Brigade Headquarters area.

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Private Cameron Simpson (right), Army History Unit, and an unidentified Australian soldier standing in a burnt out class room, in the 3rd Brigade Headquarters area, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet). There is an anatomical model underneath the blackboard in the background.

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An unidentified Australian soldier, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), manning a sandbagged checkpoint on the 3rd Brigade Headquarters perimeter.

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A Timorese family walking along the road in Suai, on the 3rd Brigade Headquarters perimeter. Two makeshift huts have been erected by the Timorese in the grassed area behind them. This area had been cleared by International Force for East Timor (Interfet) troops as a field of fire from the perimeter...

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A Timorese family sitting outside their makeshift hut, one of two that have been erected by the Timorese in a grassy field on the 3rd Brigade Headquarters perimeter. This area had been cleared by International Force for East Timor (Interfet) troops as a field of fire from the perimeter checkpoint...

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An unidentified Australian soldier filling plastic jerry cans with water from a hose at a water point near the 3rd Brigade kitchen, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet).

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Two unidentified female Australian soldiers, one of whom is armed with a Steyr rifle, chatting outside the 3rd Brigade Mess area, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet).

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An unidentified Australian soldier watches as a female medic sterilises a needle over a flame prior to treating him in the 3rd Brigade Regimental Aid Post (RAP), part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet). They are using a stretcher, which has a contmainated waste bag hanging from...

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An unidentified Australian female soldier, probably a medic, making notes at a desk in a tented office area of the 3rd Brigade Regimental Aid Post (RAP), part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet). There are a number of boxes of medical equipment in and around the tent and a number...

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Unidentified Australian soldiers sitting in the tent lines of the 3rd Brigade, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet).

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Two unidentified Australian soldiers with a UNHCR tarpaulin spread on the ground near the 3rd Brigade Q Store, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet).

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Two unidentified Australian soldiers welding in the Royal Corps of Australian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (RAEME) workshop, in the 3rd Brigade Headquarters area, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet). The words "Suai Det." have been spraypainted on the wall in the...

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Memo, Maliana District, East Timor. 17 November 1999. A crowd of Timorese, mostly women and children, gathered around Captain Smith (obscured), a female medic as she runs a medical clinic from the back of an Australian Army Land Rover in the village of Memo. She is accompanied by Lieutenant Dan...

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Memo, Maliana District, East Timor. 17 November 1999. A crowd of Timorese, mostly women and children, gathered around Captain Smith (wearing a red cross armband), a female medic, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), as she runs a medical clinic from the back of an Australian...

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Memo, Maliana District, East Timor. 17 November 1999. A crowd of Timorese gathered around Captain Smith (wearing a red cross armband), a female medic as she points to her eye, trying to communicate with a Timorese patient in a medical clinic run from the back of an Australian Army land rover in the...

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Memo, Maliana District, East Timor. 17 November 1999. A crowd of Timorese women and children gathered around the back of an Australian Army land rover from which Captain Smith, a female medic of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), is running a medical clinic in the village of Memo.

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Memo, Maliana District, East Timor. 17 November 1999. A Timorese woman holding a young girl in the crowd of Timorese gathered around the back of an Australian Army land rover from which Captain Smith, a female medic of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), is running a medical clinic...

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Memo, Maliana District, East Timor. 17 November 1999. A Timorese woman holding a young girl in the crowd of Timorese gathered around the back of an Australian Army land rover from which Captain Smith, a female medic of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), is running a medical clinic...

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Memo, Maliana District, East Timor. 17 November 1999. A Timorese woman holding a young boy in the crowd of Timorese gathered around the back of an Australian Army land rover from which Captain Smith, a female medic of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), is running a medical clinic in...

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Memo, Maliana District, East Timor. 17 November 1999. A young Timorese boy sitting in the fork of a tree in the village of Memo.

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Memo, Maliana District, East Timor. 17 November 1999. A young Timorese woman holding a small child in the village of Memo. She is holding a tube of cream that she has just received from a Captain Smith, a female medic, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), who was running a...

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Memo, Maliana District, East Timor. Four Australian soldiers, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), standing next to two Australian Army Land Rovers. Left to right: Sapper Johnson (a driver), Private Cameron Simpson, Army History Unit, Sergeant (Sgt) Reynolds, 1st Field...

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Memo, Maliana District, East Timor. 17 November 1999. Two young Timorese children standing in the square in the village of Memo.

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Memo, Maliana District, East Timor. 17 November 1999. A young Timorese man, part of a crowd that are gathered around the back of an Australian Army Land Rover from which a medical clinic was run by Captain Smith, a female medic of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet).

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Memo, Maliana District, East Timor. 17 November 1999. Four Timorese children gathered together smiling cheekily for the camera, while another young boy, standing behind the others, smiles shyly.

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Memo, Maliana District, East Timor. 17 November 1999. A young Timorese woman holding a child, whose forearm is bandaged, part of a crowd that were gathered around the back of an Australian Army Land Rover from which a medical clinic was run by Captain Smith, a female medic of the International...

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Memo, Maliana District, East Timor. 17 November 1999. Sergeant Reynolds (wearing a red cross armband and carrying a Steyr rifle), 3rd Combat Engineer Regiment standing at the rear of a a crowd of Timorese that are gathered around the back of an Australian Army Land Rover from which a medical clinic...

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Memo, Maliana District, East Timor. 17 November 1999. Timorese gathered under a tree after attending a medical clinic run by Captain Smith, a female medic of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet). A number of the women are holding medication.

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Memo, Maliana District, East Timor. 17 November 1999. Timorese women and children sitting on the ground under a tree after attending a medical clinic was run by Captain Smith, a female medic of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet). The woman on the left is holding a tube of cream.

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Memo, Maliana District, East Timor. 17 November 1999. An old Timorese women sitting on the ground under a tree watching younger women and children attending a medical clinic was run by Captain Smith, a female medic of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet).

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Memo, Maliana District, East Timor. 17 November 1999. A Timorese woman holding a baby in a sling, part of a crowd who attended a medical clinic run by Captain Smith, a female medic of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet).

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Memo, Maliana District, East Timor. 17 November 1999. A view across lush green fields from the village of Memo looking toward the river which is the border between East and West Timor. There is a Tentara Nasional Indonesia (TNI) (Indonesian National Army) post on the ridge above the river in the...

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Memo, Maliana District, East Timor. 17 November 1999. A concrete sculpture of a shell, possibly a water point, on the side of a road, next to a burnt out building in the village of Memo. This is the left side of a panorama image and joins P03184.367.

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Memo, Maliana District, East Timor. 17 November 1999. A view of a road in the village of Memo. Branches from a burnt out tree have fallen onto the road. This is the centre of a panorama image and joins P03184.366 and P03184.368.

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Memo, Maliana District, East Timor. 17 November 1999. A burnt out and gnarled old tree beside a road in the village of Memo. There is a Tentara Nasional Indonesia (TNI) (Indonsian National Army) post on the hill to the right overlooking the river which is on the border between East and West Timor....

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Memo, Maliana District, East Timor. 17 November 1999. A Timorese woman, a young girl and two naked boys standing in front of their recently constructed hut on the top of a hill. The hut is made from salvaged and bush materials and has a UNHCR tarpaulin on top of the thatched roof.

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Maliana District, East Timor. 17 November 1999. A view along the rural road heading north from the village of Memo to Maliana.

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Maliana. East Timor. 17 November 1999. Informal portrait of Lieutenant Eltham, 3rd Combat Engineer Regiment (3CER), part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), standing beside a Unimog U1700L Lubricant Dispensing Vehicle used by an engineering unit for the maintenance of "C" vehicles...

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Balibo, East Timor. 17 November 1999. Private Cameron Simpson (left), Army History Unit, standing next to a sandbagged and camouflaged bunker manned by Lance Corporal (LCpl) Challis (left, inside bunker) and Private (Pte) Donald, both Cooks with the 2nd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment...

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Balibo, East Timor. 18 November 1999. A view of a Portugese fort used as the headquarters for the 2nd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (2RAR), part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet). To the left is the Commanding Officers quarters and the tents along the walls of the fort...

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Balibo, East Timor. 18 November 1999. Three Australian soldiers of the 10th Force Support Battalion (10FSB) Petrol Platoon, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), relaxing under a fly tent next to the petrol distribution point. Front to back: Private (Pte) Clay, Pte Macleod, Pte...

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Balibo, East Timor. 18 November 1999. A crowd of Timorese gathered in a market with a variety of materials, mostly salvaged, for which they will probably barter. There is a small child in the foreground with an umbrella and a bucket.

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Balibo, East Timor. 18 November 1999. A crowd of Timorese gathered in a market with a variety of materials, mostly salvaged, for which they will probably barter. There is a small child in the foreground with an umbrella and a bucket.

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Balibo, East Timor. 18 November 1999. Timorese women and children standing on the verandah of a building where five journalists stayed before they were killed on 16 October 1975. The five journalists, Greg Shackleton and Tony Stewart, both Australians, Malcolm Rennie and Brian Peters from Britain...

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Balibo, East Timor. 18 November 1999. A view through the doorway of a building where five were killed on 16 October 1975. The five journalists, Greg Shackleton and Tony Stewart, both Australians, Malcolm Rennie and Brian Peters from Britain and New Zealander Gary Cunningham, became known as the...

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Dili, East Timor. 15 November 1999. Private Cameron Simpson writing in his notebook, reclining on the floor with his kit around him, in the Army History Unit work and acoomodation building in the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound.

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Dili, East Timor. 15 November 1999. The view of a recreation area from a sleeping nook at the 3rd Brigade Headquarters Company Q Store, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet).

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Dili, East Timor. 15 November 1999. The tented sleeping area of the 3rd Brigade Headquarters Company Q Store, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet). There are a number of bottles of water on the tables.

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A number of unidentified soldiers of Headquarters 3rd Brigade, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), boarding a truck to leave for a short period of rest and relaxation at the recreation centre in Dili. The Regimental Aid Post (RAP) is in the background to the right.

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A number of unidentified soldiers of Headquarters 3rd Brigade, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), sitting in a truck with their packs, ready to leave for a short period of rest and relaxation at the recreation centre in Dili. Private Tammy Smithson, a female medic, is...

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A group of Australian soldiers, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), undergoing continuation weapons training to maintain their proficiency on the Steyr rifle. This measure has been introduced on a fortnightly roster due to the large number of unintentional discharges.

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Four unidentified Australian soldiers, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), sitting on the rear ramp of a RAAF Caribou aircraft which is scheduled to fly to Maliana.

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Seated with helmet, looking out window is Flight Sergeant Andrew Newman of 38 Squadron, and standing with helmet is Sergeant Craig Smith of 35 Squadron, and unidentified Australian soldiers, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), sitting in the cargo hold of a RAAF Caribou...

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Maliana, East Timor. 18 November 1999. A view of the hills through the cockpit window of a RAAF Caribou aircraft at the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) airfield at Maliana, just after it has landed.

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Dili, East Timor. 19 November 1999. An unidentified soldier of the 5th/7th Battalion (Mechanised), The Royal Australian Regiment (5/7RAR) armed with an M79 grenade launcher, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), directing an Australian Army Mercedes Benz U1700L truck...

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Dili, East Timor. 19 November 1999. An unidentified Australian soldier of the 5th/7th Battalion (Mechanised), The Royal Australian Regiment (5/7RAR) armed with an M79 grenade launcher, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), directing an Australian Army Merecedes Benz U1700L...

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Dili, East Timor. 19 November 1999. An Australian Army Mercedes Benz U1700L truck (registration number 38320) of the 5th/7th Battalion (Mechanised), The Royal Australian Regiment (5/7RAR), part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), driving off the ramp of HMAS Tarakan (L129), after...

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Dili, East Timor. 19 November 1999. An M113A1 Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) (registration number 134514) of the 5th/7th Battalion (Mechanised), The Royal Australian Regiment (5/7RAR), part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), driving off the ramp of HMAS Tarakan (L129), after...

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Dili, East Timor. 19 November 1999. Unidentified Australian soldiers sitting in an M113A1 Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) (registration number 134514) of the 5th/7th Battalion (Mechanised), The Royal Australian Regiment (5/7RAR), part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), driving...

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Dili, East Timor. 19 November 1999. An M113A1 Fitter's Vehicle (registration number 134386) equipped with a .50 calibre M2HB machine gun on a pintle mount and a Hiab crane mounted on the back right, of the 5th/7th Battalion (Mechanised), The Royal Australian Regiment (5/7RAR), part of the...

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Dili, East Timor. 19 November 1999. A view of some of the machinery in the engine room of HMAS Tarakan (L129). HMAS Tarakan is deployed to support the International Force for East Timor (Interfet).

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Dili, East Timor. 19 November 1999. A view inside the sleeping quarters, with bunks for five sailors, on board HMAS Tarakan (L129). HMAS Tarakan is deployed to support the International Force for East Timor (Interfet).

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Dili, East Timor. 19 November 1999. A view of Dili beach over the 50 calibre machine gun mount on the port (left) wing of the bridge of HMAS Tarakan (L129). HMAS Tarakan is deployed to support the International Force for East Timor (Interfet).

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Dili, East Timor. 19 November 1999. An unidentified Australian sailor seated behind an unloaded 50 calibre machine gun mount on the port (left) wing of the bridge on HMAS Tarakan (L129). HMAS Tarakanis deployed to support the International Force for East Timor (Interfet).

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An unidentified RAN Warrant Officer, Sub Lieutenant Philip Gaden and another senior sailor supervising unloading operations from the bridge of HMAS Tarakan (L129). HMAS Tarakan is deployed to support the International Force for East Timor (Interfet). HMAS Tarakan has just returned from the Oecussi...

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Dili, East Timor. 19 November 1999. An Australian Army forklift tractor (registration number 43847) loading boxes onto the cargo deck of HMAS Tarakan (L129), deployed to support the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), for the return voyage to the Oecussi enclave in West Timor. The ship...

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Dili, East Timor. 19 November 1999. An Australian Army forklift tractor (registration number 43847) loading boxes onto the cargo deck of HMAS Tarakan (L129), deployed to support the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), ready for the return voyage to the Oecussi enclave in West Timor.

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Dili, East Timor. 19 November 1999. A view of Dili Harbour taken from the stern of HMAS Tarakan, showing a number of naval ships that have been deployed to support the International Force for East Timor (Interfet).

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Dili, East Timor 19 November 1999. An unidentified RAN Lieutenant standing at the 50 calibre machine gun mount on the port (left) wing of the bridge on HMAS Tarakan. HMAS Tarakan is deployed to support the International Force for East Timor (Interfet).

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Dili, East Timor. 19 November 1999. Two unidentified Australian soldiers walking up the ramp onto the cargo deck of HMAS Tarakan. HMAS Tarakan has run up onto the beach and is about to be loaded with cargo for the trip to the Oecussi enclave in West Timor. HMAS Tarakan is operating in Timor in...

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Dili, East Timor. 19 November 1999. Two unidentified Australian sailors watching loading operations from the upper deck of HMAS Tarakan. HMAS Tarakan is deployed to support the International Force for East Timor (Interfet).

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Dili, East Timor. 19 November 1999. An Australian Army truck (registration number 38879), of the 17th Construction Squadron reversing from the beach up the ramp of HMAS Tarakan. HMAS Tarakan is deployed to support the International Force for East Timor (Interfet).

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Dili, East Timor. 19 November 1999. An Australian Army Mercedes Benz U1700L truck (registration number 38879), of the 17th Construction Squadron reversing from the beach up the ramp of HMAS Tarakan. There is a blue bear and the number "17" painted on the door of the truck. HMAS Tarakan is deployed...

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Dili, East Timor. 19 November 1999. An unidentified Australian sailor holding a radio watching loading operations on HMAS Tarakan. HMAS Tarakan is deployed to support the International Force for East Timor (Interfet).

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Dili, East Timor. 19 November 1999. A panoramic view of HMAS Tarakan with it's loading ramp on the beach taking on cargo for its next trip to the Oecussi enclave in West Timor. HMAS Tarakan is deployed in support of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet).

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Dili, East Timor. 19 November 1999. Corporal A. Vince (centre, holding a clipboard), a female soldier of the 10th Force Support Battalion (10FSB), supervising the loading of HMAS Tarakan on the beach in Dili. She is assisted by another female soldier of 10FSB, and there are a number of RAN sailors...

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Dili, East Timor. 19 November 1999. An unidentified RAN Chief Petty Officer (wearing a camouflage uniform), probably attached to the Joint Movement Control Centre (JMCC), talking to two of the crew of HMAS Tarakan. HMAS Tarakan is deployed to support the International Force for East Timor...

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Dili, East Timor. 19 November 1999. An informal portrait of Corporal A. Vince, a female soldier of the 10th Force Support Battalion (10FSB), part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), supervising the loading of HMAS Tarakan on the beach at Dili.

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An informal portrait of Corporal Lee-ann McClenahan, Section Commander of a Cargo Specialist Section within 72 Terminal Troop, 30/35 Water Transport and Terminal Squadron, sub-unit of the 10th Force Support Battalion (10FSB), part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), assisting in...

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Dili, East Timor. 19 November 1999. A panorama image of the port (left) bow and ramp of HMAS Tarakan as it is being loaded with stores to take to the Oecussi enclave in West Timor. The tent in the background probably belongs to the 10th Force Support Battalion (10FSB), part of the International...

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Dili, East Timor. 19 November 1999. An informal panoramic portrait of two female corporals of the 10th Force Support Battalion (10FSB), part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), who are supervising loading operations on the beach in Dili. Left to right: Corporal A. Vince,...

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Dili, East Timor. 19 November 1999. A panoramic view of the starboard (right) side of HMAS Tarakan (L129) on the beach at Dili to be loaded with stores for the Oecussi enclave in West Timor. HMAS Tarakan is deployed to support the International Force for East Timor (Interfet).

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Dili, East Timor. 19 November 1999. Unidentified Australian soldiers and sailors standing on the beach near the ramp of HMAS Tarakan (L129) as it is loaded with stores for the Oecussi enclave in West Timor. HMAS Tarakan is deployed to support the International Force for East Timor (Interfet).

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Dili, East Timor. 19 November 1999. A 17th COnstruction Squadron truck (registration number 38879) on the cargo deck, beneath the bridge, on HMAS Tarakan (L129). HMAS Tarakan is deployed to support the International Force for East Timor (Interfet).

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Dili, East Timor. 19 November 1999. Two unidentified Australian soldiers of the 2nd Cavalry Regiment, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), sitting on an Australian Light Armoured Vehicle (ASLAV) Type 3 Fitter's Vehicle, 81A, on the beach in Dili. The vehicle is armed with a...

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Dili, East Timor. 19 November 1999. A group of Timorese children in the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound in Dili. One of the little boys is peering out shyly from behind the sleeve of an older girl.

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Dili, East Timor. 19 November 1999. Graffiti sprayed onto the side of a destroyed building in the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound. The graffiti reads "Amor Timor" which loosely translates to "Love Timor".

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Dili, East Timor. 19 November 1999. A young Timorese girl, eating a piece of fruit, standing next to a monsoon drain in the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound.

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Dili, East Timor. 19 November 1999. Two Timorese boys fishing in a monsoon drain in the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound.

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Dili, East Timor. 19 November 1999. The burnt out and destroyed workshop in the United Nations compound within the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound in Dili.

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Dili, East Timor. 19 November 1999. Graffiti sprayed on the wall of a building near the United Nations compound in the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound. The graffiti is a graphic depiction of a skull with hair.

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Dili, East Timor. 19 November 1999. Debris, including gas bottles, strewn across the floor of a burnt out building in the United Nations compound, within the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound.

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Dili, East Timor. 19 November 1999. Three Timorese children scavenging in a monsoon drain in the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound.

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Dili, East Timor. 19 November 1999. Washing hanging on a line outside the Army History Unit building in the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound. The washing was done by local Timorese who were employed by Interfet. There is a shower, used by Canadians who also share the building,...

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Dili, East Timor. 19 November 1999. The sandbagged building, previously a library, now used as the Headquarters for the International Force for East Timor (Interfet).

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Dili, East Timor. 19 November 1999. Thai soldiers manning a roadblock at the entrance to the Headquarters for the International Force for East Timor (Interfet). The roadblock consists of three staggered walls of sandbags with razor wire on top. Timorese are walking on the footpath next to the...

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Dili, East Timor. 19 November 1999. Timorese women with bundles on their heads crossing the road outside the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) Headquarters. The burnt out United Nations compound is on the left.

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Dili, East Timor. 19 November 1999. A yound Timorese girl standing on the footpath next to a roadblock at the entrance to the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) Headquarters. A United Nations vehicle is moving through the roadblock, which constist of walls of sandbags topped with razor...

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Dili, East Timor. 19 November 1999. Rick Amor (left), Australian Official Artist, and his escort Private Cameron Simpson, Army History Unit (AHU) standing in the snadbagged entrance to the AHU building in the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound. Rick Amor is in East Timor to...

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Dili, East Timor. 19 November 1999. Burnt out buildings next to the building used by the Army History Unit in the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound. A bicycle has been drawn on one of the walls in the foreground.

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Dili, East Timor. 19 November 1999. Burnt out buildings next to the building used by the Army History Unit in the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound.

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Dili, East Timor. 20 November 1999. A Royal Thai Air Force C130 Hercules aircraft on the tarmac at Comoro airport, which is scheduled to fly to Darwin. This is the aircraft in which Rick Amor, Australian Official Artist and his escort Private Cameron Simpson, Army History Unit returned to Australia.

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Darwin, NT. 9 November 1999. Moody, grey coulds close over a Royal Thai Air Force C130 Hercules aircraft on the tarmac at RAAF Base Darwin, preparing to depart for East Timor.

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Memo, Maliana District, East Timor. 17 November 1999. A crowd of Timorese women and children gathered around the back of an Australian Army Land Rover from which Captain Smith, a female medic of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), is running a medical clinic.

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Balibo, East Timor. 18 November 1999. A burnt out and destroyed house in the village of Balibo in which five journalists were killed on 16 October 1975. The journalists, Greg Shackleton and Tony Stewart, both Australians, Malcolm Rennie and Brian Peters, from Britain and New Zealander Gary...

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Balibo, East Timor. 19 November 1999. The old Portugese fort on a hill overlooking the village of Balibo which is now used as the Headquarters for the 2nd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (2RAR), part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet). A sandbagged defensive position has...

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Balibo, East Timor. 19 November 1999. Lieutenant Colonel Slater (sitting left), Commanding Officer of the 2nd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (2RAR), being interviewed by Major Quinn, Lessons Learnt Team, who is getting information about Australia's deployment with the International Force...

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Balibo, East Timor. 19 November 1999. Small "rooms", used as Command Posts, under the rampart of the old Portugese fort now used as the Headquarters by the 2nd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (2RAR), part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet). The rooms have makeshift...

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Balibo, East Timor. 19 November 1999. The sleeping area of the Regimental Sergeant Major (RSM) of the 2nd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (2RAR) at the rear of the old Portugese fort now used as the Headquarters by 2RAR, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet). The RSM's...

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Balibo, East Timor. 19 November 1999. The barrel of an old cannon at the old Portugese fort now used as the Headquarters for the 2nd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (2RAR), part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet).

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Balibo, East Timor. 19 November 1999. The village of Balibo below the old Portugese fort now used as the Headquarters for the 2nd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (2RAR), part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet). Many of the burnt out houses have been repaired, and many of...

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Balibo, East Timor. 19 November 1999. Private Cameron Simpson, Army History Unit, looking toward the hills from the old Portugese fort now used as the Headquarters for the 2nd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (2RAR), part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet).

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Balibo, East Timor. 19 November 1999. Informal portrait of Major (Maj) Bayley, Officer Commanding, Headquarters Company, standing on the steps of an old Portugese fort now used as the Headquarters for the 2nd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (2RAR), part of the International Force for East...

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Batu Gade, East Timor. 19 November 1999. An unidentified Australian soldier, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), manning a defensive position onm the coast of East Timor. The words "Ambon evak 12/9 - 99" have been sprayed on the wall of the checkpoint.

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Australian soldiers of 2 Troop, 1 Field Squadron, 1st Combat Engineer Regiment (Mechanised) attached to C Company, 5th/7th Batallion, The Royal Australian Regiment (5/7RAR) at the rear door of an M113A1 Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) in the International Force for East Timor (Interfet) compound....

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Gunner (Gnr) Craig Hall (left) of the 108th Battery, 4th Field Regiment, part of the International Force for East Timor (Interfet), talking to Gunner Sage (back to camera) as they begin a patrol of an area between Suai and Matai.

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