Photos Aussies and Kiwi's in Vietnam

Nui Dat, Vietnam. 1967-12. Checking the range and direction of mortar fire from the back of an armoured personnel carrier (APC) are Private Keith Jackson of Enoggera, Qld (left), and Signalman Paul Diprose of Belgrave, Vic. The mortar carriers were engaged on a short operation south of the Australian Task Force (ATF) base.

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Nui Dat, Vietnam. 1966. Gunners of 101st Field Battery, Royal Australian Artillery (RAA), carry a 105mm pack howitzer to the Australian Task Force (ATF) base after it has been brought back on a Chinook helicopter at the end of a field operation.

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Nui Dat, Vietnam. 1967. Troops from 7th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (7RAR), walk across the tarmac at Luscombe Field with their kits. Giant Chinook helicopters brought the battalion from HMAS Sydney.

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South Vietnam. 1968-05. An Army Sioux helicopter (on the ground) accompanies tanks on the journey from Nui Dat to Fire Support Base (FSB) Coral in Bien Hoa Province. Note the tanks in the background and the debris in left foreground.

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Nui Dat, South Vietnam. 1966. Radar equipment for locating and detecting enemy artillery positions, used by 131st Divisional Locating Battery, Royal Australian Artillery, 1st Australian Task Force (1ATF).

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Nui Dat, South Vietnam. February 1969. Mail and fresh fruit and vegetables are a daily requirement for the soldiers at the 1st Australian Task Force (1ATF) base. The Mission flight by the RAAF Caribou aircraft is unloaded by soldiers on the strip at Luscombe airfield.

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Nui Dat, South Vietnam. February 1969. Two soldiers add a little colour to their lines at 5th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (5RAR). The artists, painting flowers on a tank, are Private (Pte) Gordon Bromage of Lurnea, NSW (left) and Pte Ewen Cameron of Launceston, Tas, both members of B Company.

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Nui Dat, South Vietnam. 1969-11. The Chief of the General Staff, Lieutenant General (Lt Gen) Sir Thomas Daly of Canberra, ACT, with Major Reg Beasely, Officer Commanding 3 Special Air Services (SAS) Squadron (centre), talking to Private George Mach of Claremont, WA (right), sitting on sandbags.

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Nui Dat, South Vietnam. 1970. Royal Australian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (RAEME) troops from the 161st Independent Recce Flight working on an Army Sioux helicopter.

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Nui Dat, South Vietnam. 1970. Royal Australian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (RAEME) troops of A Squadron, 1st Armoured Regiment working on Centurion tanks at 1st Australian Task Force (1ATF).

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Nui Dat, South Vietnam. 1968. A member of 161 Independent Reconnaissance Flight refuels a Cessna 180 aircraft at Luscombe Field, the airstrip at the 1st Australian Task Force (1ATF) base.

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Nui Dat, South Vietnam. 1971. Aerial view of 1 Field Squadron (RAE) Lines showing the buildings and lake in the distance at 1st Australian Task Force (1ATF) base.

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Nui Dat, South Vietnam. 1971. Landrover motor vehicles stopped at the Garrison Military Police check point at the main entrance to the 1st Australian Task Force (1ATF) base.

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Nui Dat, South Vietnam. 1971. Exterior view of 1st Australian Task Force (1ATF) base prisoner of war (POW) compound inside a barbed wire fence.

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Nui Dat, South Vietnam. 1971. Iroquois helicopter at 7th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (7RAR) chopper pad at 1st Australian Task Force (1ATF) base

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Nui Dat, South Vietnam. 1971. Exterior view of Battalion Headquarters complex of 7th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (7RAR), at 1st Australian Task Force (1ATF) base.

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Nui Dat, South Vietnam. 1971. Exterior view of the chapel at 7th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (7RAR) lines at 1st Australian Task Force (1ATF) base.

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Nui Dat, South Vietnam. 1971. Sign in the area of A Field Battery, Royal Australian Artillery, 1st Australian Task Force (1ATF) base.

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Nui Dat, South Vietnam. 1971. Buildings in the area of A Field Battery, Royal Australian Artillery, 1st Australian Task Force (1ATF) base.

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Nui Dat, South Vietnam. 1971. Vehicles of 1 Field Regiment, Light Aid Detachment, at the 1st Australian Task Force (1ATF) base.

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