Photos Aussies and Kiwi's in Vietnam

The early days at Nui Dat. 1st Field Squadron, Royal Australian Engineers.

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Nui Dat, South Vietnam. 1968-12. Comedian Johnny Holmes of Coogee, NSW, entertains troops at the Luscombe Bowl at the 1st Australian Task Force Base (1ATF) at Nui Dat. He was the compere of a Government sponsored concert party which performed for troops at Nui Dat, Vung Tau, Saigon, Phan Rang and Danang. During their 16 day visit to Vietnam, the entertainers performed for more than 30,000 Australian and US soldiers.

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Nui Dat, South Vietnam. 1968-12. On stage, singer Beverly Hay entertains troops at the Luscombe Bowl at the 1st Australian Task Force Base (1ATF) at Nui Dat. She was took part in a Government sponsored concert party which performed for troops at Nui Dat, Vung Tau, Saigon, Phan Rang and Danang. During their 16 day visit to Vietnam, the entertainers performed for more than 30,000 Australian and US soldiers.

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Nui Dat, South Vietnam. August 1971. Feeding time for the new arrivals in Sergeant (Sgt) Reg Hall's fish pond at the 1st Australian Task Force Base (1ATF) in Nui Dat. Sgt Hall of Fairfield, NSW, caught the fish in the Nui Dat dam during his spare time.

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Nui Dat, South Vietnam. 1968-08. Private John Ward of Richmond, Vic, refuels a bulldozer at the Nui Dat petrol point at the 1st Australian Task Force (1ATF) Base. He is a member of the 8th Petroleum Platoon Detachment based at Nui Dat. Private Ward is assisted by Sapper Michael Mendyk of Greta, NSW.

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Nui Dat, South Vietnam. June 1971. Gunner Doug Winterbotham of Kingaroy, Qld (left), prepares to reload during a fire mission at Nui Dat, Headquarters of the 1st Australian Task Force (1ATF). Gunner Bob Eddington of Narrogin, WA, clears an expended shell case from the 105mm Howitzer gun. Both are members of 104 Battery, Royal Australian Artillery (RAA), in Nui Dat.

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Nui Dat, South Vietnam. November 1970. Private John Alexander, 22, of Ascot Vale, Vic, an Army cook gets down to the job of icing one of the dozens of Christmas cakes for Australian troops at Nui Dat. Private Alexander, a National Serviceman, is now serving with the 1st Australian Task Force (1ATF), at Nui Dat

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Nui Dat, South Vietnam. 1968-08. Corporal Don Thorncraft of Bathurst, NSW, takes a tray of bread rolls from the oven at the new modern kitchen at the headquarters of the 1st Australian Task Force (1ATF) Base at Nui Dat.

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Nui Dat, South Vietnam. 1968-08. Sergeant Kevin Green of Belgrave Heights, Vic, slices up a tray of pastries before the evening meal, in the new kitchen at the 1st Australian Task Force (1ATF) headquarters in Nui Dat.

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Nui Dat, South Vietnam. 1968-12. Private Roy Slaughter of Cottesloe, WA (left), and Private Bob Sowden of Reservoir, Vic, decorate a Christmas tree in the Officer's Mess at the 4th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (4RAR), based at Nui Dat in Phuoc Tuy Province.

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VIETNAM. 1967-10. TROOPS OF THE AUSTRALIAN REINFORCEMENT UNIT (ARU) INSTRUCT VIETNAMESE SOLDIERS BEFORE THEY GO ONTO THE RIFLE RANGE AT NUI DAT FOR TRAINING. THEY ARE GATHERED ON A SANDY AREA NEAR THE BEACH AT VUNG TAU.

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Nui Dat, South Vietnam. 1971.Unidentified Royal Australian Army Nursing Corps (RAANC) physiotherapist at 1st Australian Task Force (1ATF) administers electronic massage on a patient's upper leg.


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Nui Dat, South Vietnam. September 1971. Private Sid Patterson of Warrane, Tas, checks the engine of an Australian vehicle during preparations for its return to Australia. The vehicle is one of many of all shapes and sizes being cleaned at the Nui Dat wash-point in South Vietnam.
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