Photos Aussies and Kiwi's in Vietnam

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South Vietnam. Phuoc Tuy Province. May 1971. A Vietnamese student at the Jungle Warfare Training Centre (JWTC) at Nui Dat, is searching a body. This can often be a difficult and dangerous job because of the possibility of booby traps, yet it can yield valuable information in the form of documents and weapons. The student is watched by Warrant Officer Class 2 (WO2) Tony Egan, an instructor at the school. WO2 Egan is a member of the Australian Army Training Team Vietnam (AATTV). Photo by Philip Errington. [AWM PJE/71/0263/VN]

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Vietnam War. Phan Rang Air Base, Ninh Thuan Province. May 1967. Working on a 500 pound bomb in the fusing area of No. 2 Squadron RAAF, is Sergeant Reginald 'Doug' Howes. Sergeant Howes is arming the bombs before the daily missions of the squadron’s English Electric Canberra bombers. Photo by Flying Officer Barrie Ward (RAAF). [AWM VN/67/0070/14]

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Vietnam War. 1966. Adjutant General, Major General James W. Harrison, on a tour of inspection at 1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiments (1RAR) base camp at Bien Hoa Air Base. [AWM MISC/66/0006/VN]

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Aussie Artillery in Vietnam. (I found this pic with a capture saying that they were WWII Austrian Artillerymen on New Caledonia. But I'm convinced that it is Vietnam in the 60's)

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Vietnam War. Phan Rang Air Base, Ninh Thuan Province. May 1967. Ground crewmen keep in touch by radio with the aircrew of an Australian built English Electric Canberra bomber of No. 2 Squadron RAAF, as it prepares to leave the revetment on a bombing mission. The team sending the aircraft on its way are, left to right: Leading Aircraftman (LAC) Terry Flynn, Armament Fitter; LAC Robert Bergman, Radio Technician and LAC Greg Roberts, Electrical Fitter. Photo by Flying Officer Barrie Ward (RAAF). [AWM VN/67/0072/01]

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Vietnam War. Phuoc Tuy Province. December 1967. Private Kelvin 'Curly/Melvin' Schaper keeps watch while his mates (seen in the background) from 7th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment (7RAR), search the village of Phu My for Viet Cong and their sympathisers during Operation Forrest. Photo by Sergeant Kevin Thurgar. [AWM THU/67/1240/VN]

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Vietnam War. 1966. Vietnam Election Day Leaflets being distributed by US Army door gunner Private Walter Gorzynski from a No. 9 Squadron RAAF UH-1 Iroquois helicopter. A wave of dysentery among the ranks of RAAF door gunners caused No. 9 Squadron, based at Vung Tau, to accept the services of US Army helicopter door gunners who had volunteered for any missions in the Iroquois. Members of the 765th Security Platoon checked in daily to see if their services could be used within the Squadron. Photo by Gerald Westbury. [AWM VN/66/0058/11]

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Warrant Officer Class 2 (WO2) Duncan Strachan, 48 (right), Commanding Officer of a Night Operations Advisory Team (NOAT), at Cho Gao in South Vietnam's Delta region, has an after parade drink of Coca Cola with Bombardier (Bdr) Ron Miller, 19, who is with a Mobile Advisory Training Team (MATT) in Phuoc Tuy Province and is enjoying a drink of Victoria Bitter (VB) beer. Both are members of the Australian Army Training Team Vietnam (AATTV) and are the youngest and oldest in AATTV at the current time. Behind the right shoulder of Bdr Miller is 439150 Captain Leonard (Len) Murray Opie. The men have just attended a ceremony where the AATTV were awarded the United States Army Meritorious Unit Commendation by United States Army General, Creighton W Abrams, Commander US Military Assistance Command Vietnam (COMUSMACV). Each member of the AATTV are entitled to wear the small scarlet ribbon with gold metal frame above their AATTV patch, near the shoulder. WO2 Strachan also served in the Second World War and the Korean War.

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Len Opie was a legend of our Regiment.
 
Aussie Artillery in Vietnam. (I found this pic with a capture saying that they were WWII Austrian Artillerymen on New Caledonia. But I'm convinced that it is Vietnam in the 60's)

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Members of 161 Battery, Royal New Zealand Artillery, carry out a fire mission with an M2A2 Howitzer, Vietnam, c. late 1960s
 
Phuoc Tuy Province. March 1970. Major Thomson (right), the Officer Commanding (OC) A Company, 7th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment (7RAR), speaks on a radio as he and some fellow company members pause briefly in the early stages of Operation Finschhafen
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Vietnam War. Phuoc Tuy Province. 24 August 1967. An M113 APC from A Squadron, 3rd Cavalry Regiment, Royal Australian Armoured Corps (RAAC), moves through the village of Dat Do during Operation Burnside. Photo by Sergeant Michael Coleridge. [AWM EKN/67/0139/VN]

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Vietnam War. Phuoc Tuy Province. May 1969. A US Army CH-47 Chinook helicopter delivers a 105mm Howitzer to an Australian Fire Support Base. Photo by Sergeant David Combe. [AWM COM/69/0266/VN]

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Vietnam War. Phuoc Tuy Province. 1967. The ANKPQ M1 radar of 131 Divisional Locating Battery, Royal Australian Artillery (RAA), located at Nui Dat. The ANKPQ M1 radar was used, with limited success, to locate enemy mortars by tracking incoming mortar rounds. Photo by Gunner Ron Mason (RAA). [AWM P04112.003]
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Vietnam War. Phuoc Tuy Province. August 1967. Troops of 7th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment (7RAR), dodge the downdraft of a RAAF Bell UH-1 Iroquois near the village of Long Dien during Operation Ulmarra. Photo by Sergeant Michael Coleridge. [AWM COL/67/0793/VN]

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Phuoc Tuy Province. 1970. Sergeant Jack Gebhardt of 1st Squadron, Special Air Service Regiment (SASR), points to direct while on patrol. The SAS were the eyes and ears of the Australian Task Force Commander providing raw intelligence for him to act upon.
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September 1967. M113A1 APC's of A Squadron, 3rd Cavalry Regiment, Royal Australian Armoured Corps (RAAC), fitted with M74C turrets.
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Ninh Thuan Province. March 1971. Three Engine Fitters hard at work on a 2 Squadron RAAF English Electric Canberra B.20 bomber at Phan Rang Air Base. The squadron was part of the USAF's 35th Tactical Fighter Wing (35 TFW).
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Bien Hoa Province. May 1968. Armoured vehicles of the 1st Armoured Regiment (1AR), Royal Australian Armoured Corps (RAAC), on the move from Nui Dat to FSB Coral. In the foreground is a Centurion Armoured Recovery Vehicle (ARV), and behind it is a Centurion Bridgelayer.
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