On 18 August 1966 ‘D’ Company, of 6th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, engaged in a lengthy battle with the Viet Cong and North Vietnamese forces in a rubber plantation near Long Tan, Phuoc Tuy Province, South Vietnam.
In tribute, artist Bruce Fletcher has reconstructed the epic Battle of Long Tan in one impressive painting. Long Tan Action is a composite of multiple actions that had occurred during the course of the battle, most notably depicting the heavy-machine gun fire and mortar attacks during monsoonal conditions.
This commemorative print is a high-quality reproduction of the original artwork, held in the Australian War Memorial’s national collection (ART40758)
Prints are mounted in a timber frame behind a double-mat and acrylic glazing. The print is embedded with a bronze-coloured plaque, featuring a detailed artwork caption.
Frame dimensions: approx. 77 x 60cm
Image dimensions: approx. 49 x 27cm
Limited stock available.