Still from the filming of 'Battle of Long Tan' Still from the filming of 'Battle of Long Tan'
Still from the filming of Battle of Long Tan

As part of the Vietnam experience you’ll get a fresh perspective on the historic Battle of Long Tan, with presentation of a new film shot specifically for the Memorial’s Conflicts 1945 to today galleries. The film will screen regularly in a theatrette in the Vietnam War gallery.

It’s the first time the Memorial has commissioned its own re-enactment production, adding to its already extensive range of popular and dramatic multimedia presentations. The film was shot on a plantation near Mackay in Queensland in July 2007, and is a historically accurate re-enactment of the battle rather than a dramatisation.

The filming involved an incredible level of detail, and the Australian Army provided significant assistance including soldiers as cast members, equipment and armoured personnel carriers.

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