Helping hands 8 October 1966
photographer Winston Coates
Eleven soldiers were wounded when two separate booby traps exploded during Operation Canberra, a search and destroy operation which uncovered a large Viet Cong base in hilly jungle terrain.
REPRODUCED COURTESY OF THE AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL COA/66/0877/VN
After Long Tan 19 August 1966
photographer Bill Cunneen
Members of 6th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (6RAR) on Armoured Personnel Carriers, about to return to the Task Force base after the battle of Long Tan.
REPRODUCED COURTESY OF THE AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL CUN/66/0695/VN
Going all the way? October 1966
photographer W Pedersen
Huge crowds gathered in Swanston Street when United States President Lyndon B Johnson visited Australia, the first visit of a sitting American President to Australia.
REPRODUCED COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES OF AUSTRALIA A1200 L57992
photographer Tim Page
Gunners of 101 Field Battery at Nui Dat.
REPRODUCED COURTESY OF THE AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL P04959.046
New arrival 1966
Unknown Royal Australian Navy photographer
The newly-built HMAS Perth arrives in Sydney as part of the build-up of Australian's naval force in 1966.
REPRODUCED COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES OF AUSTRALIA A1500 K14369
On a secret patrol c 1966
Private John Frederick Young of 4th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (4RAR) is on a Claret (cross-border) operation in Borneo during the last months of Confrontation with Indonesia.
REPRODUCED COURTESY OF THE AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL P04994.029