Gunners Occupy Defensive Positions At Coral
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With their artillery piece in the background, gunners occupy defensive positions at Coral. Steel helmets have replaced the ‘bush hat’ commonly associated with the Australians in Vietnam because of the danger posed by enemy RPG (rocket-propelled grenade) and mortar fire.
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Original version: Collection with various creators donated by Bernie Weisz; Archival digital version: SLCC Digital Archives. IN COPYRIGHT.
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