Members of A Company, 6 RAR, move a dead Viet Cong soldier using a toggle rope attached to his ankles. This method of moving the dead was employed to avoid Australians being injured or killed should a body have been booby trapped.
deaths, Viet Cong, booby traps, Australian, Royal Australian Regiment (RAR)
North Vietnamese Soldiers Lie Dead on the Morning of 13 May 1968
In a testament to the ferocity of the fight around 102 Battery’s position, at least 7 North Vietnamese soldiers lie dead in front of the No. 6 gun on the morning of 13 May 1968. Shortly afterwards the bodies were collected and buried in a mass grave.
battles, battlefields, North Vietnamese Army (NVA), People’s Army of Vietnam, mass grave, deaths