Photos Aussies and Kiwi's in Vietnam

Nui Dat, South Vietnam. 1971. Memorial for the dead of 2nd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (2RAR) at Headquarters, 1st Australian Task Force (1ATF) base.

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Nui Dat, South Vietnam. 1971. Sign sits over the entrance to 1st Australian Reinforcement Unit, 1st Australian Task Force (1ATF) base.

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Nui Dat, South Vietnam. 1971. Soldiers using a telephone in the Operations Room, 1st Australian Task Force (1ATF) base, while another soldier points on a wall map.

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Nui Dat, South Vietnam. 1971. An Iroquois helicopter at 8th Field Ambulance and Hospital, 1st Australian Task Force (1ATF) base.

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Nui Dat, South Vietnam. 1971. Exterior view of 12th Field Regiment, Royal Australian Artillery Headquarters at 1st Australian Task Force (1ATF) base amongst the rubber trees.

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Nui Dat, South Vietnam. 1971. Headquarters 1st Australian Task Force (1ATF) complex building. The signs on the wall of the building reads, 'Restricted Area Keep Out.'

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Nui Dat, South Vietnam. 1971. D Platoon and E Platoon tented living quarters at 1st Australian Task Force (1ATF) base inside the barbed wire fence.

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Nui Dat, South Vietnam. 1971. Headquarters Company, 1st Australian Task Force (1ATF) Q store complex inside the barbed wire fence.

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Nui Dat, South Vietnam. 1971. Exterior view of a corrugated iron kitchen complex at Headquarters Company, 1st Australian Task Force (1ATF) base.

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Nui Dat, South Vietnam. January 1972. Sioux helicopter and Pilatus Porter aircraft, serial no. A14-692, at 1st Australian Task Force (1ATF) Luscombe Field.

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Nui Dat, South Vietnam. March 1970. A memorial to the dead of the 1st Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (1RAR), killed during two tours of duty in Vietnam.

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Vietnam. 1967-06. Army surveyors on the job at the Australian Task Force Base, Nui Dat. They are Sapper Ken Slater of Bendigo, Vic (left), and Corporal Dennis Duquemin of Caulfield, Vic, checking calculations made by using a Tellurometer to accurately measure distance between areas in rough terrain such as Vietnam.

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Vietnam. 1967-06. Sergeant Barry Baxter of Mosman, NSW, a member of the 1st Topographical Survey Detachment with the Task Force at Nui Dat, operating a Tellurometer, which is used by surveyors to accurately measure distance.

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Nui Dat, Vietnam. 1967. Captain Bob Skelton of Newcastle, NSW (left), and Sergeant Byron Campbell of Canberra, ACT, stand before the tents used by the press as their Press Centre and Amenities Office.

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Nui Dat, Vietnam. 1967. Captain Bob Skelton of Newcastle, NSW (left), and Sergeant Byron Campbell of Canberra, ACT, stand before the newly constructed wood and iron building that will be used by the press as their Press Centre and Amenities Office.

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Nui Dat, Vietnam. 1967. Brigadier P. L. Tancred (second from right) is welcomed to the 1st Australian Task Force Headquarters. With him is Lieutenant-General Tran Ngoc Tam (right), Chairman of the Free World Military Assistance Organisation located in Saigon.

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Nui Dat, Vietnam. 1967-05. Officers busy clearing trenches and sand-bagging weapon pits around the Headquarters Officers Mess. They are, with shovel, 2nd Lieutenant Neville Gale of Bassendean, WA (left), and Major Peter Cole of Dickson, ACT.

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Nui Dat, Vietnam. 1967-05. Officers of the 1st Australian Task Force Headquarters at work with picks and shovels to fill sandbags as part of the defences around their mess. For an hour at the end of each working day the staff officers stipped down to the waist and got on with the job of strengthening their defences.

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Nui Dat, Vietnam. 1967-05. Officers busy clearing trenches and sand-bagging weapon pits around the Headquarters Officers' Mess. They are Major Allan Wells of Balwyn, Vic (right), and Captain Bill Molloy of Albert Park, Vic.

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Nui Dat, Vietnam. 1967-05. Officers of the 1st Australian Task Force Headquarters at work with picks and shovels to fill sandbags as part of the defences around their mess. For an hour at the end of each working day the staff officers stipped down to the waist and got on with the job of strengthening their defences.

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