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161 Battery RNZA at Bien Hoa, Vietnam, 1966


161 Battery deployed in the only open clearing for klicks around - a burial ground. The three guys at left are busy at volleyball. (Feb 1966)

Sunshower, 161 Battery base camp at Bien Hoa. The tents quickly reach saturation point.
(Apr 1966)

B Coy 1 RAR approaches a model village in the abandoned Binh Ba plantation - we find it complete with church, and several pissoires down Main Street.
(Apr 1966)

Four men from B Coy 1 RAR take a break from patrol.

Extraction of B Coy 1 RAR at the end of an operation.

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See also:
Images from Nui Dat 1966
The story of the Establishment of the Gun Position at Nui Dat 1966
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Photographs courtesy Captain Mike Dakin