Troops of 5RAR (5th Royal Australian Regiment ) move through a banana plantation during the final stage of Operation Hardihood in May, 1966. During Hardihood, Nui Dat and the surrounding area were secured and the various tasks associated with planning and establishing a new task force base in Phuoc Tuy province completed.
E-Troop 17th Cavalry, LZ Uplift.It was the base of operations for the 1st Bn 69th Armor. It was also home to an artillery battery and a battalion of the 1/503rd of the 173rd Airborne. There was a Duster battery from the 4th/60th Artillery (Anti-Aircraft) located here as well as artillery from the 7th/15th Artillery, and the 7th/13th Artillery., Jan/Feb of 1970. Photo by Jerry W. Colwell
Victorious NVA soldiers outside the Independence Palace in Saigon in 1975. The Independence Palace had been the official residence of the President of South Vietnam. After the war the Independence Palace was called the Reunification Palace, and Saigon became Ho Chi Minh City.