Clearance Diving Team 3 – 8th Contingent

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Data extracted from John Perryman & Brett Mitchell, Australian Navy in Vietnam: Royal Australian Navy Operations 1965 – 1972, p.80-83.  Reprinted with the kind permission of the Authors. Photographs from the Australian War Memorial Collection licensed under CC BY-NC Unit: Clearance Diving Team 3 Composition: LEUT E.W. Linton, BEM, RAN CPOCD J.J. Gilchrist POCD P.C. Narramore ABCD L.J. Digney ABCD … Read More

Clearance Diving Team 3 – 7th Contingent

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Data extracted from John Perryman & Brett Mitchell, Australian Navy in Vietnam: Royal Australian Navy Operations 1965 – 1972, p.76-80.  Reprinted with the kind permission of the Authors. Photographs from the Australian War Memorial Collection licensed under CC BY-NC Unit: Clearance Diving Team 3 Composition: LEUT R.S. Blue, RAN CPOCD J. F. C. Dollar POCD J.W. Kershler LSCD R.L. Steer … Read More

Clearance Diving Team 3 – 6th Contingent

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Data extracted from John Perryman & Brett Mitchell, Australian Navy in Vietnam: Royal Australian Navy Operations 1965 – 1972, p.73-76.  Reprinted with the kind permission of the Authors. Photographs from the Australian War Memorial Collection licensed under CC BY-NC   Unit: Clearance Diving Team 3 Composition: LEUT A. Donald, RAN POCD B.J. Bailey POCD J.W. Thompson LSCD B.J. Bullock ABCD … Read More

Clearance Diving Team 3 – 5th Contingent

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Data extracted from John Perryman & Brett Mitchell, Australian Navy in Vietnam: Royal Australian Navy Operations 1965 – 1972, p.70-73.  Reprinted with the kind permission of the Authors. Photographs from the Australian War Memorial Collection licensed under CC BY-NC Unit: Clearance Diving Team 3 Composition: LEUT A.A. Davis, RAN CPOCD A.V. Rashleigh POCD J.R. Brumley ABCD M.H. Ey ABCD J.L. … Read More

Clearance Diving Team 3 – 4th Contingent

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Data extracted from John Perryman & Brett Mitchell, Australian Navy in Vietnam: Royal Australian Navy Operations 1965 – 1972, p.68-70.  Reprinted with the kind permission of the Authors. Photographs from the Australian War Memorial Collection licensed under CC BY-NC Unit: Clearance Diving Team 3 Composition: LEUT C.J. Littleton, RAN POCD R.J. Cox POCD B.W. Wilson LSCD D.N. Rhook ABCD C.L. … Read More

Clearance Diving Team 3 – 3rd Contingent

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Data extracted from John Perryman & Brett Mitchell, Australian Navy in Vietnam: Royal Australian Navy Operations 1965 – 1972, p.65-68. Reprinted with the kind permission of the Authors. Photographs from the Australian War Memorial Collection licensed under CC BY-NC Unit: Clearance Diving Team 3 Composition: LEUT W.D.H. Lees, RAN POCD W.H. Ellery LSCD D.W. Winckle ABCD J.R. Branch ABCD R.W. … Read More

Clearance Diving Team 3 – 2nd Contingent

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Data extracted from John Perryman & Brett Mitchell, Australian Navy in Vietnam: Royal Australian Navy Operations 1965 – 1972, p.63-65. Reprinted by kind permission of the Authors. Unit: Clearance Diving Team 3 Composition: LEUT R.J. Burns, RAN POCD R.A. Donne LSCD R.A. Blake LSCD M.J. Currie ABCD D.C. Trompp ABCD P.J. Zegenhagen Deployment: August 1967 to February 1968 Lieutenant Robert … Read More

Clearance Diving Team 3 – 1st Contingent

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Data extracted from John Perryman & Brett Mitchell, Australian Navy in Vietnam: Royal Australian Navy Operations 1965 – 1972. p. 60-63. Reprinted with the kind permission of the Authors. Photographs from the Australian War Memorial Collection licensed under CC BY-NC Unit: Clearance Diving Team 3 Composition: LEUT M. T. F. Shotter, RAN POCD B.V. Clark LSCD P. Boettcher ABCD P.C. … Read More

50th Anniversary: South Vietnam’s 1967 Presidential election

Robert HallArticles, NewsLeave a Comment

By Bob Hall and Amy Griffin Counterinsurgency campaigns are essentially politics with guns. Unlike conventional war, victory in counterinsurgency campaigns rarely comes through military action. Instead, although military action remains a key component of any campaign, counterinsurgencies tend to be resolved politically or diplomatically. This was well understood by the leaders of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (DRV) and the … Read More

V Company and the Captured Car

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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