Luke Johnston is the son of Pte David Johnston, 2 Pl A Coy, 3 RAR. Read his analysis along with his father’s recollections, of the Tet Offensive.
V Company and the Captured Car
By Noel Hains In 1968-69, Victor Company (and W Company), Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment was attached to 4RAR creating 4RAR/NZ (ANZAC). While on Operation Capital II near the Courtenay Rubber Plantation in the north of Phuoc Tuy Province, South Vietnam, a Victor Company forward scout saw something that looked out of place in the thick scrub in front of … Read More
2 Squadron RAAF Canberra Bombers in Vietnam
by Lance Halvorson No 2 Squadron, Royal Australian Air Force, deployed from Butterworth, Malaysia to Phan Rang air base, 35 kilometres south of Cam Ranh Bay, a large USAF base in the far east of South Vietnam, on 19 April 1967. 2 Squadron ‘Magpies’ were part of the 35th Tactical Fighter Wing and were tasked by HQ 7th Air Force … Read More
Naval Operations in Vietnam
Naval Operations in Vietnam By Jozef Straczek, originally published at http://www.navy.gov.au/history/feature-histories/naval-operations-vietnam Between 1965 and 1972 elements of the RAN undertook continuous operational service in Vietnam. During this period the Navy performed a variety of operational tasks at sea, ashore and in the air. The RAN‘s primary contribution consisted of destroyers, Fleet Air Arm personnel attached to a United States (US) Army assault helicopter company … Read More
December 2016 Update
This is a significant update that provides new ways of finding and exploring units and adds new ways for visitors to commemorate the fallen.
1 RAR data, maps and more
The Battle Map has been updated with 1 RAR data, new maps and features.
DVA funding secured
We’re pleased to announce that the Department of Veterans’ Affairs has awarded us a grant under the Commonwealth Government’s Saluting Their Service Major Commemorative Grants Program, to continue development of the website.
Battle Map Upgraded and Plans for 2016
Users can now upload photos and videos to the Battle Map. Read about other improvements in this significant upgrade, as well as our plans for 2016.
Operational Research in South Vietnam
E.S. Holt describes the role and activities of the Field Operational Research Section – Vietnam (FORS-V).
Operation Bribie: A Platoon Commander’s View
Read the perspectives of Ian McQuire, Platoon Commander 9 Platoon, C Company 6 RAR
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