Troops of 1 RAR landed in South Vietnam in June 1965, with military police from the American 173rd Airborne Brigade keeping watch. The battalion was comprised entirely of regular troops during its first deployment and was maintained and supplied by the Americans. The battalion saw some hard fighting and lost 23 men killed before returning to Australia in June 1966

1965 Australian soldiers of the Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, with US MPs of the Airborne Brigade, Vietnam

3RAR (Royal Australian Regiment) soldier, 1971 ~ Vietnam War

A tribute to the Vietnam War. "No event in American history is more misunderstood than the Vietnam.

1967 - A Royal Australian Army Nursing Corps nurse and Vietnamese child.

A Royal Australian Army Nursing Corps nurse and Vietnamese child, Hoa.

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georgy-konstantinovich-zhukov: Vietnam, an SASR trooper cheerfully greets the cameraman. Note the extensive modifications to the he carries, with the handguard removed, and an SLR pistol-grip placed offset on the barrel.

mil-spec:  militaryarmament:  An Australian soldier takes aim with his M2 Carbine during the Korean war.  Vintage tacticool

Sniper from Battalion, the Royal Australian Regiment displaying an eatly electronic Sniperscope attached to a calibre carbine during the Korean War. The scope was battery operated and the battery carried in the pack on his back.

Australian soldier Pvt Barney Hines after the battle of Polygon Wood shown with his collection of German souvenirs. He was known as the “Souvenir King” of WWI

Souvenir King His name was John (Barney) Hines and he was an Australian soldier. Picture probably made after the Battle of Polygon Wood, near Ypres, Flanders,

Unseen interviews with WW1 veterans recount the horror of the trenches - Telegraph

Unseen interviews with WW1 veterans recount the horror of the trenches

Warrant Officer Class 2 Sonny Phillips with a young Vietnamese girl during the distribution of clothing, toys and soap to peasant families in An Bac

Warrant Officer Class 2 Sonny Phillips with a young Vietnamese girl during the distribution of clothing, toys and soap to peasant families in An Bac. Image courtesy of the Australian War Memorial

The shadow of an Australian Special Forces Task Group soldier during a training activity in Afghanistan

shadow warrior - Australian Special Forces Task Group soldier during a training activity in Afghanistan

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