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Fifth Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment Association Official Website - Official website of the 5th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment Association. The Battalion conducted two tours in the Republic of South Vietnam. Also elements of the Battalion have served in East Timor, Rwanda, Iraq, Timor-Leste, Afghanistan and the Solomon Islands, This is an historical and factual account of the Battalion aided by contributions from our many members
http://www.5rar.asn.au/2-5th-newsletter/
2-5th-july-2017-newsletter.pdf -
http://www.5rar.asn.au/5rartoday/5RAR-Museum/RARMuseumRobertsonBarracksDarwin/
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5RAR Museum Robertson Barracks Darwin -
http://www.5rar.asn.au/5rartoday/adjutants-cup/
5RAR Adjutants Cup - The Winners of the Adjutants Cup and the competition details
Adjutants-Cup-competition-structure.pdf -
http://www.5rar.asn.au/5rartoday/
CHARLIE%20COMPANY.pdf -
Rededication to the Colours - 5RAR Rededication to its colours in the field
COs%20Report.pdf -
Farewell of WO1 Dale De Kock of 5RAR - The final parade of RSM de Kock as he inspects the Battalion for the last time.
DELTA%20COMPANY.pdf -
Quintus Rama sleeping at his home at crocodylus Park Darwin - military mascots, tiger mascots, mascots of the australian army,
http://www.5rar.asn.au/5rartoday/iraq/
5RAR Iraq - Articles written by 5RAR soldiers of their experiences as part of the multi-National Force in Iraq
Charlie Five - Irag - Article about elements from 5RAR on deployment in Iraq
5RAR Farewells Last APC - 5RAR ends its more than 30 years as a mechanised battalion as it farewells its last APC
APC Leaving Robertson Barracks. Image two - 5RAR's last APC passes through the main gate.
APC Leaving Robertson Barracks. Image four - 5RAR soldiers line the road as the final APC drives by
http://www.5rar.asn.au/5rartoday/lay-up-ceremony/
A Proud Ex-Member of the Battalion -
Dedication Plaque -
ENSIGNS -
Laying Up Ceremony of the 5th/7th Battalion Colours -
Laying Up Ceremony of the 5th/7th Battalion Colours -
'Layed Up' -
Officers of the Battalion -
Officers of the Battalion -
OPS Group, 1st Tour -
Presentation of the original Colours of the 5th Battalion The Royal Australian Regiment -
5/7RAR Colour Party -
'The Adjutants' First Tour -
The Commanding Officers -
LOGISTICS%20COMPANY.pdf -
http://www.5rar.asn.au/5rartoday/MTF-2/
5RAR in Afghanistan - A series of articles on the war in Afghanistan faced by 5RAR on the Ground
A Close Call - 5RAR soldier in a contact with the Taliban experiences a close shave
http://www.5rar.asn.au/5rartoday/MTF2WelcomeHomeParade/
MTF - 2 Welcome Home Parade -
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museum-donations.pdf -
A Tiger Mascot Immortalised - Painting of the 5RAR Tiger mascot Quintus Septimus Sabre
http://www.5rar.asn.au/5rartoday/presentation-NewColours/
Administrator of the Northern Territory Presenting the Regimental Colour to the Ensign -
Colour Party Guards March Off -
Colour Party March Past -
Presentation of New Colours to the 5th Battalion -
New Colours are Readied for Consecration -
New Colours are Recieved -
Old Colours March Past -
Old Colours On Parade -
Old Colours on Parade -
Old Colours Ready to March Off -
Preparing the Colours -
5RAR Colour Party with the New Colours -
Retiring of the Old Colours -
Uncasing the Colours -
Uncasing the New Colours -
QUINTUS RAMA, MASCOT OF THE 5TH BATTALION RAR - Tiger mascot of the 5th Battalion The Royal Australian Regiment
Quintus Rama sleeping at his home at crocodylus Park Darwin - Quintus, the Tiger mascot of 5RAR
http://www.5rar.asn.au/5rartoday/RARTLBGVFarewellParadeDarwin2008/
CO Farewells the Battalion 2IC, Major Somerville -
CO Farewells WO2 Hicks -
CO Farewells WO2 Wilson -
CO with the Battalion's 'Digger Friendly' Mascot -
5RAR TLBG-V Farewell Parade Darwin 2008 -
Inspecting the Troops -
LTCOL Jake Ellwood, CO 5RAR -
Major Somerville Accepts a Gift of a Sword from the CO -
On Parade -
Parade Inspection -
5RAR Colour Party -
5RAR's Mascot, Corporal Quintus Septimus Sabre -
Remaining Members of 5RAR's Pipes and Drum Band -
The Battalion Marches Off, Led by LTCOL. Ellwood -
The Battalion's Farewell Gift to the CO, LTCOL. Jake Ellwood -
Sth%20Pole.pdf -
SUPPORT%20COMPANY.pdf -
http://www.5rar.asn.au/5rartoday/WarrKhanTrophyPresentation/
Addressing The Troops -
2012 Warr/Khan Trophy Presentation -
2012 Warr/Khan Trophy Presentation -
Quintus Rama Initiation and Warr/Khan Trophy Day -
"The Boss" -
Warr/Khan Presentation -
Warr/Khan Trophy Presentation -
Warr/Khan Trophy Presentation -
http://www.5rar.asn.au/5rartoday/Warr-Room/
WARR ROOM - Images of the Warr Room at 5RAR's Robertsons Barracks with commemorative plaques of the unit COs and officers of 5RAR killed in Action or died of wounds
http://www.5rar.asn.au/articles/
2012-warr-khan-trophy-winner.pdf -
2013-warr-khan-trophy-winner.pdf -
2014-warr-khan-trophy-winner.pdf -
2015-warr-khan-trophy-winner.pdf -
2016-warr-khan-trophy-winner.pdf -
A Link with the 2/5th Battalion - A machine gun dedicated to Billy Wilson of the 2/5th Battalion and his niece, married to a 5th Battalion Man
Profile of the 5RAR Soldier - Vietnam War - J.A.C. Dunn of the Charlotte Observer reporter on special assignment for Knight Newspapers USA who spent some time with the Australians in South Vietnam. This article is a reprint from the ARMY newspaper.5RAR in Vietnam
a-story-about-a-sword.pdf -
Viet Cong Bunker Systems - An outline of the methods used by the VC and NVA in sighting their bunker systems
C&S-Ops-5RAR-1966-67.pdf -
5RAR Car Stickers  - A Reason To Have One - article about veterans recognising each other through their unit car stickers
charlestown-rotary-2.pdf -
former-5rar-members-escort-menin-gate.pdf -
GI%20Independant.pdf -
hero-of-vietnam-war-packs-plenty-into-life.pdf -
Indigenous Brothers in Arms - A 5RAR Soldier remenisces about his time serving with Australia's Indigenous soldiers.
Joe%20Stawyskyj-ACT%20Times.pdf -
A Short History of the Second Australian mentoring Task Force - A summery of 5RAR's tour of Afghanistan
Mundine.pdf -
Owen O'Mara's Letters from the Trenches - The last to letter home from an Australian Soldier killed in action during the first world war
Owen O'Mara's last two letter to home from the trenches during the first world war - An Australian Soldier's last to letter to his parents before being killed in WW!
Roy-Mundine-Grafton-Examiner.pdf -
Sioux Helicopter A1-404 - Sioux helicopter used by the Australian during the Vietnam War
The-Six-Degrees-of-Separation(norm-womal).pdf -
Warburton-Way-2015-02-10-4.pdf -
warr-khan%202010.pdf -
Warr-Khan Trophy - A trophy awarded to the best junior leader in the 5th Battalion
http://www.5rar.asn.au/assocn/
Aims of the 5RAR Association - Page outlining the aims of the 5RAR Association for the benifit of our members
Nominations For Life membership - Requirements for nomination of life membership of the 5RAR Association
5RAR Association Eligibility Rules - outlines the requirements of membership to join the 5RAR Association
order_form.pdf -
5RAR Memorabilia Page - 5RAR memorabilia page offering a range of products from caps to car stickers
http://www.5rar.asn.au/audio/
5RAR Band playing "The Retreat' on Nui Dat Hill - A recording of Retreat played by the 5RAR Band on the Horseshoe.
Quick March of the 5th Battalion The Royal Australian Regiment - Dominique the regimental quick march of the 5th Battalion The Royal Australian Regiment
Radio Interview with Captain Bob Supple - Radio interview with Captain Bob Supple during Operation Queanbeyan in Phuoc Tuy Province
Dedication to the Chopper Crews of the Vietnam War - A 3 minute 12 second video dedicated to the Chopper Crews of the Vietnam War. A small high quality file (4Mb)
Men of Harlech - Slow March of the 5th Battalion The Royal Australian Regiment - Royal Welsh Fusilier's choir version of "The Men of Harlech," slow time march of the 5th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment
Warrant Officer Class 2, Kevin 'Dasher' Wheatley VC... A Tribute - An audio file of a poem about WO2 Kevin 'Dasher' Wheatley VC put to music.
http://www.5rar.asn.au/battle-binh-ba-dinner/
Assault Pioneer group at the dinner -
Assault Pioneers with the CO -
B Company Group -
Bill and Bev O'Mara -
Colour Parties march out after dinner -
Colour Party March In -
D Company group with a couple of 'Ring Ins' from BHQ - the CO and IO -
Enjoying the mateship -
Enjoying the night -
Enjoying the night -
Euthimios and Tas Karasoulos -
Ian and Kerry Hutchison -
40th Anniversay Battle of Binh Ba Commemorative Dinner -
40th Anniversay Battle of Binh Ba Commemorative Dinner -
40th Anniversay Battle of Binh Ba Commemorative Dinner -
John Cullen (far right) -
John Cullen (far right) -
Ken and Dianne Davis -
Members with family enjoying the dinner and mateship -
Moose Dunlop (botton right) -
Moose Dunlop (third from left) -
Moysten and Sharon Hancock -
Mr and Mrs Rob Smith -
Names Please -
Norm and Cindy Ogden -
Pauline Fruenfelder witrh daughter Sharyn -
5 Platoon B Company -
5 Platoon B Company group with the CO -
5RAR Association Banner -
Richard and Megan Watson -
Rowdy and Elaine Hindmarsh -
Stephen and Karen Mackie -
The Growden's -
The Manning's -
The McPhredran's -
The Roe's -
The Ryan's -
The Thompson's -
The Ward's -
The Waring's -
Warren and Terri Shearer -
http://www.5rar.asn.au/battle-binh-ba-service/
Another Tiger -
Another View -
Australian Vietnam Forces National memorial -
Awaiting commencement -
Brigadier Colin Khan DSO delivers the Commemorative Address -
Chief of the Defence Force Arrives -
Colour Party on Parade -
Commander 1st Australian Task Force at the time of the Battle of Binh Ba -
Group Scene -
40th Anniversary of the Battle of Binh Ba -
40th Anniversary of the Battle of Binh Ba -
In Memory of Pte Wayne Teeling -
Lieutenant Colonel Barry Morgan (Ret'd) -
Major General Murray Blake -
Major General Sandy Pearson AO, OBE, MC, DSO. -
Minister for Veterans' Affairs arrives. -
More Tigers -
On Parade -
Prior to the Commencement -
Prior to the Commencement -
5RAR Member -
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5RAR Member -
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5RAR Members -
5RAR Members -
(Right:) President of the 5RAR Association, Colonel Roger Wainwright -
Rod Lees D Company 5RAR (2nd from camera) -
Taking the Salute -
The Australian Federation Guard -
The Catafalque Party -
'Tigers' -
Tributes -
Tributes about to be laid -
Visitors Gathering -
http://www.5rar.asn.au/book-reviews/
11%20Jean%20Debelle%20Press%20Release%202.pdf -
The 33rd Regiment, North Vietnamese Army -
A Duty Done - A History of the Royal Australian Regiment in the Vietnam War 1965-1972
Charlie Don't Surf but Aussies Do - The Book: Charlie don't surf, but Aussies do.
a-vets-remarkable-life.pdf -
Battle Scarred - Book review: 47th battalion 1st A.I.F.
Behold the Stars - The Book: Behold the Stars.
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Book Reviews - Australian Military Books reviewed
Can Do Easy - A book telling the story of Australian Navy's Clearence Diving Team 3 Which served in the Vietnam War
Contact Wait Out - A book written by Bruce Ravenscroft based on his diary he kept when he was a soldier with 7 RAR during the Vietnam War
Crossfire - The Book: Crossfire
Doorway in the Storm - The Book: Doorway in the Storm
fathers-house.pdf -
Fighting%20to%20the%20Finish-%20%20review.pdf -
Gallipoli Sniper - The Book: Gallipoli Sniper
Going Back - The Book: Going Back
The Great War - The Book: The Great War
Australian Military Operations: IN VIETNAM - The Book: Australian Military Operations
Book: Jellybeans in the Jungle - Australian national serviceman's tour during the Vietnam War
All The King's Enemies - The Book: All The King's Enemies
Stan Bisset - Kokoda Wallaby - Recently published book about Stan Bisset an International Australian Rugby representitive and Kokoda Trail Hero
Not a Hero in Sight - Book review: Not A Hero In Sight
Nambucca Anzacs - Servu=cemen and women of the Nambucca District in the First World War and beyond
The Poet From Hell -
Starlight - Starlight: about an Aussie doctor during the Vietnam War serving with the 5th Battalion the Royal Australian Regiment
Strength, Labour and Sorrow -
The Accidental Guerilla - The Book: The accidental guerilla
Three of a Kind -
Trackers - The Book: Trackers
The Year of The Tigers - A Pictorial history of the 5th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment's second tour in South Vietnam 1969-70
Unheralded Victory - The Book: Unheralded Victory
Photograph of Pte Bill McIntyre attending a baby -
Lt John Hartley with two Vietnamese interpreters -
Pte Ken Answer on patrol -
Pte Darryl Poke armed with his SLR and M72 LAW -
Vietnam ... The Australian War - Australia and the Vietnam War: The book is reviewed by David Wilkins
Book: Vietnam Task - Details the Australian 5th Battalion's Restoring government control of Phuoc Tuy Provincxe during the Vietnam War
Silent Voices - The Book: Silent Voices
When This Thing Happened - A book about Joe Stawyskyi who served with 5RAR during its 2nd tour during the vietnam war and became one of its worst casualties.
http://www.5rar.asn.au/co-5rar/
LTCOL Richard Barrett, CO 5RAR 7 January 2013 ~ 29 March 2015 - Biography of LTCOL Richard Barrett Commanding Officer of 5RAR 7 JANUARY 2013 ~ 29 MARCH 2015
The Commanding Officers' Tiger - Crystal mounted tiger honouring the commanding officers of 5RAR past and present
Jake Ellwood CO 5RAR, 3 DECEMBER 2006 ~ 31 DECEMBER 2008 - Biography of Jake Ellwood Commanding Officer of 5RAR, 3 DECEMBER 2006 ~ 31 DECEMBER 2008
Andrew Forbes CO 5RAR, 29 JUNE 2011 ~ 6 JANUARY 2013 - Biography of Andrew Forbes Commanding Officer of 5RAR 29 JUNE 2011 ~ 6 JANUARY 2013
John Hooper CO 5RAR, 14 SEPTEMBER 1970 ~ 13 JANUARY 1972 - Biography of John Hooper Commanding Officer of 5RAR, 14 SEPTEMBER 1970 ~ 13 JANUARY 1972
Darren Huxley, CO 5RAR,  1 JANUARY 2009 ~ 28 JUNE 2011 - Biography of Darren Huxley, Commanding Officer of 5RAR, 1 JANUARY 2009 ~ 28 JUNE 2011
LTCOL Colin Khan 5RAR, 27 NOVEMBER 1967 ~ 30 JUNE 1970 - Biography of Colin Khan Commanding Officer of 5RAR, 27 NOVEMBER 1967 ~ 30 JUNE 1970
Kevin Newman CO 5RAR, 14 JANUARY 1972 ~ 2 DECEMBER 1973 - Biography of Lieutenant-Colonel Kevin Newman, 14 JANUARY 1972 ~ 2 DECEMBER 1973
Biography of Colonel Peter Henry Griffith Oxley OBE, mid - outlines the military biography of Colonel Oxley, the first commanding officer of 5RAR
LTCOL Brendan Shields MBE CO of 5RAR - The Biography of LTCOL Brendan Shields MBE Commanding Officer of 5RAR, 30 March ~ Current
Graham Thompson CO 5RAR, 13 JULY 1970 ~ 13 SEPTEMBER 1970 - Biography of Graham Thompson Commanding Officer of 5RAR, 13 JULY 1970 ~ 13 SEPTEMBER 1970
John Arnold Warr CO 5RAR, 1 SEPTEMBER 1965 ~ 17 NOVEMBER 1967 - Biography of John Arnold Warr Commanding Officer of 5RAR, 1 SEPTEMBER 1965 ~ 17 NOVEMBER 1967
5RAR Association's Contents Page - Official website of the 5th Battalion The Royal Australian Regiment Association. The Battalion conducted two tours in the Republic of South Vietnam. Also have served in East Timor, Rwanda, Iraq, Timor-Leste, Afghanistan and the Solomon Islands. This is an historical and factual account of the Battalion aided by contributions from our many members
5RAR Association Copyright Details - 5RAR Association Copyright Details
http://www.5rar.asn.au/crossword/
Townsend's Teaser - Military oriented crossword puzzle for 5RAR members and visitors
http://www.5rar.asn.au/documents/
Glossary of Military Dispositions,Descriptions and Abbreviations - A Glossary of unit descriptions and abbreviations used by the Australian army during the Vietnam War
HomeFront%20Client%20Presentation.pdf -
Horesemen.pdf -
Mech-Infantry-Timor-Leste.pdf -
Preview-of-Helicopter-Association-International-Rotor.com_.pdf -
Nui Dat and Vung Tau  Revisited - A 5RAR Vietnam Veteran Returns to Nui Dat
Were Russian Advisors in Phuoc Tuy Province? - An SAS report confirming Russian advisors were in Phuoc Tuy Province
vvcs-eligibility.pdf -
Australian Issued Equipment of the Vietnam War (Early Days) - A list of clothing and equipment issued to Australian Soldiers during the early days of the Vietnam War
http://www.5rar.asn.au/gallery/
L5 105mm Pack Howitzer - The L5 105mm Pack Howitzer was the standard field gun of the Australian Army in Malaysia and Vietnam 1965 - 67
Members of 10 Platoon D Company 5RAR - 10 Platoon D Company's Last Patrol 1967
10 Platoon D Company Cool off 2nd Tour - D Company 10 Platoon cools off in a stream
10 Platoon lines at Nui Dat - 5RAR at Nui Dat
Members of 11 Platoon D Company 5RAR 2nd Tour - Members of 11 Platoon D Company 2nd Tour in a group photograph at the village of Dat Do
12 Platoon D Company 5RAR on SAS Hill Nui Dat, 1969 - 12 Platoon D Company 5RAR soldiers at the assembly area prior to an operation early 1966
'Possum' 1st Tour - A Bell Sioux helicopter piloted by 2/LT Bob Askew is touching down on an outrcrop on the Nui Thi Vai Mountains
Australian Army OH-13 A1 Bell Sioux Helicopter - Australian Army OH-13 A1 Bell Sioux Helicopter of 161 Recce Flight with motor running on the 5 RAR Chopper Pad TIGER V in the battalion area at Ap An Phu 1 ATF in February 1967
Australian Army Cessna 180D FAC aircraft on Luscombe Field - Photograph of an Australian Army Cessna FAC Aircraft from 161 Independent Reconnaissance Flight
5RAR soldiers aboard APCs - 5RAR Photograph Album
1 Platoon A Company Patrolling during Operation Federal - 1 Platoon A Company Patrolling during Operation Federal
US 1/13th Artillery - 1/13th US Artillery were in support of 5RAR at Fire Base Pat
Some members of 2 Platoon A Company 5RAR - Some Platoon Members of 2 Platoon A Company 5RAR.
37 Bar Vung Tau - a Place for a drink when on R & R
Four Commanding Officers of 5RAR - Four Commanding Officers of 5RAR
5 Platoon's Cairn at Nui Dat - A list of soldiers serving with 5 Platoon 5RAR during the battalion's 2nd tour painted on their cairn at Nui Dat
Officers of 5RAR - Photographs of Officers of 5RAR during the battalion's second tour in the Republic of South Vietnam
Officers of 5RAR - Photographs of Officers of 5RAR after the Formation Parade May 1965
Officers of 5RAR - Photographs of Officers of 5RAR on the day of inauguration
5RAR Band giving a recital on the Horseshoe - 5RAR Band on the Horseshoe 1967
Officers of 5RAR - Photographs of Officers of 5RAR at Nui Dat early 1967
Officers of 5RAR - Photographs of Officers of 5RAR on the beach at Vung Tau 1966
Soldiers of 5RAR at a concert at Nui Dat - Concert party at Nui Dat, 5RAR 2nd Tour
Officers of the 5th Battalion The Royal Australian Regiment - Photographs of the officers of 5RAR
5RAR at Long Binh 10 March 1969 - Soldiers of 5RAR reacting to enemy threats at Long Binh, are dismounting from APCs
5RAR's Butcher - Photograph of Wayne Arnold, 5RAR's butcher
Captains' Mick  Battle, Bill Grassick and Bob Peterswald on a MEDCAP visit - 5RAR medical aid team in the village of Ap Ngai
Officers of 5RAR - 5RAR's CO, Lieutenant Colonel John Warr is being presented with what appears to be an Engineer's plaque.
http://www.5rar.asn.au/gallery/5rar-recce/
Adrenaline Surge! -
After the Contact -
Assessing the Target -
A Superb Observation Post -
Atop the Long Hai's -
A Well-Earned Rest -
Back at the 'Dat' -
Back to Nui Dat -
Burying the Enemy Dead -
Canadian War Correspondant and Combat Photographer, Daryl Henry -
Contact! -
Dead Female VC -
105 Howitzer being set up -
5RAR Reconnaissance Platoon -
5RAR Reconnaissance Platoon -
Insertion into the Long Hai Hills -
Insertion onto LZ -
Moving On -
On the Radio -
Platoon Commander 2nd Lt Michael Deak MC (Now Michael Baron von Berg) -
Private Dudley Aitken -
Private Glenn 'Moose' Benham -
Radioing CS Effects -
5RAR Reconnaissance Platoon 1966-67 -
Recce Platoon during the briefing -
Recce Platoon Machine Gunner -
Reconnaissance Platoon Sergeant John Lea-Smith -
Reconnaissance Platoon Signaler -
Reload! -
Reload! -
Resupply -
Resupply -
Resupply -
The Strange Rock Formation -
To Your Front -
VC Camp -
VC Camp -
VC Grave -
5RAR Officers on HMAS Sydney - 5RAR Officers aboard HMAS Sydney as she docks at Garden Island on the completion of 5RAR second tour Vietnam War.
5RAR's Transport Platoon Sign 1st Tour - 5RAR's Transport Platoon's Sign at Nui Dat
Soldiers of 6 Platoon B Company 5RAR during the Battalion's 2nd tour in the Republic of South Vietnam - Meembers of 6Platoon B Company in a group photo shoot
Members of 6 Platoon B Company 2nd Tour - Members of 6 Platoon B Company with a South Vietnamese interpreter and ARVN soldiers
Soldiers of 6 Platoon B Company 5RAR 2nd Tour - Soldiers of 6 Platoon B Company 5RAR 2nd Tour
6 Platoon B Company TAOR Patrol 2nd Tour - 6 Platoon B Company TAOR Patrol 2nd Tour accompanied by the local children
7 Platoon C Company 5RAR Holsworthy Late 1965 - Members of 7 Platoon c Company 5RAR seen marching at Holsworthy in late 1965
7 Platoon C Company 5RAR 1965 - Platoon photograph of 7 Platoon C Company 5RAR
8 PLatoon C Company 5RAR 1965 - Photograph of 8 Platoon, C Company, Gallipoli Lines Holsworthy
Member of 9 Platoon Charlie Company 5RAR - Some members of 9 PLatoon C Company 5RAR April 1966
9 Platoon C Company 5RAR 1965 - Soldiers of 9 Platoon C Company 5RAR prior to their tour of duty Vietnam War
9 Platoon lines 5RAR Nui Dat Early 1969 - Soldiers of 9 PLatoon 5RAR carry out a spot of drain maintenance at NUi Dat
Soldiers of 9 Platoon C Company 1st Tour - Soldiers of 9 Platoon C Company photographed at Nui Dat 1966 - 67
Aircraft in Support of 5RAR - 5RAR Photograph Album of Aircraft in support
Operation Surfside - April 1969 - Members of 5RAR boarding an armoured bridge-layer for Operation Surfside
A Company Group from 5RAR waiting for the choppers to arrive - Members of A Company 5RAR 2nd Tour await choppers to return to Nui Dat
A Company Combined Officers & Sergeants mess January 1967 - members of A Company Relaxing in the A Company Mess January 1967
MTF-2 Afghanistan - Pictures of MTF-2 and Combat Team Charlie and Australian soldiers fighting in Afghanistan
Aircraft in support of 5RAR during the Vietnam War - Military aircraft in support of 5RAR during the Vietnam War
Air strikes in Phuoc Tuy Province - Smoke from an air strike in the Nui Thi Vai hill 1966
Anti-Tank Course Inf Centre 1965 - Some soldiers of 5RAR attending the Anti-Tank Course held at theInfantry Centre Prior to deployment to the Vietnam War
A Company 5RAR Aboard Carriers, 2nd Tour - Members of A Company 5RAR enjoying a brief break whilst being transported aboard APCs
Armour in support of 5RAR - Australian APCs in 'The Wet' during 5RAR's 2nd tour
Armour in support of 5RAR - Armoured Personell Carriers bund jumping in Phuoc Tuy Province 1966
Armour in support of 5RAR - American APC travelling south through 5RAR Lines along Route 2
Armour in support of 5RAR - The APCs are moving in single file to minimize striking a mine. The crew commander's head can be seen above the turret hatch.
Armour in support of 5RAR - APCs mounted with .30 calibre and .50 calibre Browning machine guns were also successfully used as light tanks in patrolling and ambush missions. They played an important role during the 'Battle of Binh Ba'.
Armour in support of 5RAR - A cut-away illustration of the armoured personnel carrier Vietnam War
Armour in support of 5RAR - These APCs are from 3 Cavalry Regiment carrying the diggers from 5 RAR 2nd Tour into dense scrub.
Armour in support of 5RAR - Australian APCs in the 'Dry Season' with members of B Company 5RAR during its 1st tour
Armour in support of 5RAR - B Company, 5RAR crossing a river in APCs.
Arial photo of the village of Binh Ba - Arial photo of the village of Binh Ba several days after the battle 6th June 1969
Armour in support of 5RAR - Image Gallery of armour in support of 5RAR during the Vietnam War
Artillery in support of 5RAR - Image Gallery of artillery in support of 5RAR during the Vietnam War
Night Firing US 1st Battalion/83rd Artillery in Support of 1ATF - Night Firing US 1st Battalion/83rd Artillery in Support of 1ATF
175mm Gun US 1st Battalion/83rd Artillery in Support of 1ATF - 175mm Gun US 1st Battalion/83rd Artillery in Support of 1ATF
M110 Mounted with the 8" Howitzer US 1st Battalion/83rd Artillery - M110 Mounted with the 8 Howitzer US 1st Battalion/83rd Artillery
Waiting for Choppers - Members of C Company 5RAR waiting for choppers in about April 1969.
105 Field Battery RAA 2nd Tour - Sometimes the six guns at the fire bases, were split into two sections, and three guns were moved to a secondary fire base to ensure that companies had artillery support at all times.
105mm M2A2 Pack Howitzer - The battery was equipped with six 105mm Howitzers. This battery, commanded by Major L.A.R. Thompson, fired over sixty thousand rounds in support of 5 RAR in both contact and harassing tasks.
105 Field Battery 1st Tour - Gunners unloading the guns at the gun position 'Tennis' on Operation Sydney One, July 1966. They were carried in APC's (shown in the rear) so that the Viet Cong would not know our strength.
Mortar Locating Radar System - This unit was designed and built to enable the artillery batteries to locate mortar bombs in flight then back track the trajectory to its source, enabling the battery to bring down fire upon the location in the hope of silencing the mortar and crew.
Fire Base Polly 2nd Tour - his was Operation Camden, July-August, 1969. The AO Mindy (Area of Operations) was defined by a ten thousand metre distance around Fire Base Polly.
M110 US 1st Battalion/83rd Artillery in Support of 1ATF 1st Tour - This shot you can see the round through the smoke if you look closely. This was a hot as hell day. We were firing an 8" to the west-south-west.
Night Firing US 1st Battalion/83rd Artillery in Support of 1ATF - Above the flares in this shot you can see two white dots. (One on the right and one centre). These are two choppers with one firing.
ARVN soldiers boarding a USAF C130 Aircraft at Luscombe Field - ARVN soldiers emplaning into a USAF C130 Aircraft at Luscombe Field, Nui Dat 1967
5RAR soldiers of 10 platoon patrolling through scrub - On operations, the improved backpacks and webbing can just be made out on the back of the last Digger.
Battle of Binh Ba - Members of B Company 5RAR assaulting the village of Duc Trung during the battle for Binh Ba
Australia - Photo gallery of members of 5RAR training and socialising in Australia
Private Bob Cavill turns away from the down-thrust of a Chinook Helicopter - Bob Cavill 5RAR, loading Chinook helicopter from a forwar supply base
The Peter Badcoe Club - Peter Badcoe Club
A Cricket Lesson - Lance Corporal Frank Baker of 5RAR demonstrating the game of Cricket
Warming Up - L/cpl Frank Baker & Cpl Peter Fraser of the 5RAR Band tuning their instruments
Banner welcoming 7RAR as 5RAR returns home - Banner welcoming 7RAR
Baria's recently shelled movie theatre - Baria's movie theatre shelled
The Aftermath of the Battle of Long Tan - Second Lieutenant David Sabben surveys the battlefield the day after the Battle at Long Tan
Photograph of B Company 5RAR 1st Tour - Photograph of most of the men of B Company. This photograph was taken before the Long Hai mine incident in which nine soldiers were killed and 22 wounded. To read about the incident, Read the 'Long Hai Hills Incident'.
Two soldiers from B Company 5RAR painting a tank - two soldiers from B Company 5RAR are painting flowers on a water tank in true "hippy fashion'
B Company Patrolling 1st Tour - Soldiers from B Company 5RAR Patrolling in Phuoc Tuy Province
On the Beach at Vung Tau May 1966 - Housing for the newly-arrived 5rar at Vung Tau
Private Ben Bernadout of 5RAR - Private Ben Bernardout of 5RAR Second Tour
105 mm Pack Howitzer - Private Knapp D Company 5RAR 'saddling up' for the move to Binh Ba
Photographs of the Battle of Binh Ba - More villagers being escorted away prior to the assault on the entrenched NVA within the village
Photographs of the Battle of Binh Ba - Village houses after being cleared of the NVA by D Company 5RAR
Photographs of the Battle of Binh Ba - School house in the village used by the NVA as their headquarters
Photographs of the Battle of Binh Ba - Pte. A. Tuckfield outside the Roman Catholic Church after the battle
Photographs of the Battle of Binh Ba - Arnold Lockrey (Van Hulst) contributor of the above photographs after the battle
Photographs of the Battle of Binh Ba - Cpl John Kennedy pictured outside the school house after the battle. John was killed in action 15 days later as a result of mines in the village of Dat Do
105 mm Pack Howitzer - Centurion tanks from 1st Armoured Regiment heading for the Village of Binh Ba
105 mm Pack Howitzer - Tanks and soldiers of 10 Platoon D Company awaiting orders to assault the NVA within the village of Binh Ba.
Photographs of the Battle of Binh Ba - Village centre taking ground-fire as an RAAF 'Bushranger' gunship flies overhead
Photographs of the Battle of Binh Ba - RAAF 'Bushranger' gunships in support of 5RAR on the ground
Photographs of the Battle of Binh Ba - House taking ground-fire
Photographs of the Battle of Binh Ba - Doors on the huts were blasted open by M79 Rounds. A empty tank casing lays on the ground at right
Photographs of the Battle of Binh Ba - Looking over the top hatch of an APC just prior to 12 Platoon's assault into this sector of the village
105 mm Pack Howitzer - Villagers using the APCs as a screen as they are escorted out of the village
Battle of Binh Ba - Photographs of the Battle of Binh Ba
Wounded VC - Doc Roberton and a medic are treating a VC outside the village of Binh Ba
A Crashed US Observer Aircraft - The remains of an American observer aircraft manned by Major Charles Jacobs and Captain Charles Franco found by members of A Company 5RAR in February 1967 and an interesting follow up of that incident
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Captain Mick Battle entering 5RARs command post - Capt Bob Battle entering the HQ command post at Fire Support Base 'Susan' May 1969
LTCOL Colin Khan Briefing His Soldiers - At the end of each operation, after allowing the troops time to clean up and have a meal, the CO would gather the battalion on the helicopter pad, 'Tiger Five', and tell the story of the whole operation.
Lt Col Colin Khan Co of 5RAR - Lt Col Colin Khan With his trusty weapon standing beside his Sioux H13 Observation Helicopter
Beating the Heat - Pte David Bowman 'wetting down' his Platoon Commander Lt Dave Rowe
Bridge Layer from the Australian 1st Amoured Regiment - Soldiers from C Company 5RAR are getting a lift from an armoured bridge layer from the 1st Amoured Regiment
CO of 5RAR Being Briefed by the Intelligence Officer Capt Robert O'Neill - CO of 5RAR being briefed by the intelligence officer Capt Robert O'Neill
Corporal Bob Harbourd of 5RAR - 5RAR Photograph Album
A Statue of Buddha Recovered by 5RAR During the Vietnam War - Buddha statue recovered by 5RAR during the Vietnam War
Old French Stone Bunker - The type of bunker built by the French during the Viet Minh War
B Company command bunker 5RAR 1st Tour - Primitive bunker dug by 6 Platoon C Company at Nui Dat
5RAR Bunker atop Fort Wendy - C Company Machine Gun Bunker facing west towards the Nui Dinh Mountain
Bunny San - A Rabbit adopted by members of C Company 5RAR 2nd Tour
RAAF Bushranger suppressing enemy ground fire - A RAAF Bushranger Helicopter in support of 5RAR on the ground
C123 Provider lifting off from Luscombe Field Nui Dat - C123 Provider aircraft taking off from Luscombe Field
C130 Hercules Transport Aircraft landing on Luscombe Field Nui Dat - Hercules C130 taking off from Luscombe Field
C130 aircraft from the USAF preparing to take off from Luscombe Field - USAF aircraft taking off from the newly built Luscombe Field which was officially opened in December 1966
Enjoying a cold beer late 1965 - C Company soldiers enjoying a cold beer after many weeks of intensive pre-embarkation training
Enemy weapons captured by 5RAR 2nd Tour - Weapons Captured by 5RAR on Operation King's Cross 2nd Tour
5RAR Landing at Phu My - Diggers of 5 RAR deplaning from a RAAF Caribou aircraft to commence Operation Kings Cross.
Aircraft in Support of 5RAR - A DHC-4 Caribou aircraft standing on Luscombe Field
Collapsed 5RAR command bunker - Major Max Carroll standing beside the collapsed 5RAR command bunker
Pte Garry Towner in the village of Duc Thanh - PTE. Gary Towner comforts a Vietnamese child while 5RAR construct a well in a village
Aircraft in Support of 5RAR - helicopters carrying water to the forward elements of 5RAR
A group of C Company 5RAR soldiers 2nd tour - Members of C company 5RAR at a Fire Support Base in 1969
Fighting Patrol from C Company 5RAR - Soldiers of C Company (2nd Tour) are having a rest during the ascent of the Nui Dinh Mountain
Centurion Tank from C Troop 1 Armoured Regiment - Photograph of an Australian MKV Tank used during the Vietnam War
MKV Centurion Tank moving through scrub - MK V Centurion Tank on exercises in Australia prior to Vietnam
Armour in support of 5RAR - Mk V Centurion Tank from the 1st Armoured Regiment in support of 5RAR
Armour in support of 5RAR - Mk V Centurion Tank 1st Armoured Regiment in support of 5RAR 2nd tour
Armour in support of 5RAR - Mk V Centurion Tank from the 1st Armoured Regiment in support of 5RAR during a break in operations
Private Chieu - Sucking in a well deserved canteen of water. In the dry season you had to depend on re-supply of water by air as most of the creeks and small streams had dried up.
Chieu Hoi Leaflet - Leaflets urging defections from VC and NVA forces and offering incentives
Aircraft in Support of 5RAR - A Chinook helicopter lifting off from Nui Dat
Chinook helicopter flying in supplies - A Chinook helicopter delivering stores to 5RAR
5RAR During a Heliborne Landing - Choppers unloading soldiers from 5RAR ion a dry ricce field 1st tour
Chieu Hoi Leaflet - Chieu Hoi Leaflet dropped by air urging the VC to abandon their units and join the government
B Company 5RAR, Vietnam War - LTCOL Colin Khan visits B Company on operations and is seen talking to the CSM WO2 Ralph'rowdy' Hindmarsh
5RAR Cordon and Search 1st Tour - Cordon and searches conducted by 5RAR 1st Tour were very effective in capturing VC in villages
5RAR Group Holsworthy NSW - Photograph of seven 5RAR soldiers at Holsworthy Prior to embarkation.
5RAR soldiers crossing a creek - A Digger of B Company negotiating a crossing over a deep and swiftly flowing creek.
Market at Dat Do - A typical food market in the Village of Dat Do South Vietnam
Soldiers of D Company 5RAR - Soldiers of D Company 5RAR after the mine explosions in the village of Dat Do
Photograph of 5 Platoon B Company 5RAR - photograph of soldiers from 6 section, 5 Platoon B Company 5RAR at Nui Dat
5RAR 'Distinguished Conduct Medal Recipients', WO2 Brian London and Sergeant Alan McNulty - Two 5RAR Distibguished Conduct Medal recipients, Brian London and Alan McNulty photographed outside Battalion HQ
First atop the "Long Hai's" - 2nd Lieutenant Michael Deak, PLatoon Commander of 5RAR's Recon Platoon first atop the Long Hai Hills.
Private Jeff Dennis of 5RAR 2nd Tour - 5RAR Photograph Album
Ms. Lorrae Desmond Entertaining the Troops - Singer Lorrae Desmond entertaining 5RAR soldiers in a concedrt at Nui Dat
DHC-4 Caribou Aircraft - D Company 5RAR emplaning into a DHC-4 Caribou Aircraft
8 Inch Self Propelled Gun US 1st Battalion/83rd Artillery - An 8 Inch Self Propelled Gun from A Battery can be seen entering our compound.
175 Self Propelled Firing. US 1st Battalion/83rd Artillery - The Battery had two 175 Self Propelled Guns and two 8 Inch guns. In the foreground can be seen piled empty powder charge tubes and alongside are the excess powder.
 8 Inch Gun Crew. US 1st Battalion/83rd Artillery - This is a shot of our 8 inch gun with the whole crew.
Operating the 'Rammer' US 1st Battalion/83rd Artillery - This photograph is on top of an 8 Inch showing the round on the 'rammer'.
105 mm Pack Howitzer - 5RAR Photograph Album
'Dust Off' Helicopter - Nui Dat, Phuoc Tuy Province, Vietnam, 1968. An Iroquois helicopter of the US Army standing by on the helipad at the 1st Australian Task Force (ATF) base, awaiting a call to carry out a "dust off"
Cordon and Search of Hoa Long - Captain David Wilkins, Adjutant, Battalion Headquarters is seen directing villagers toward the screening area. The villagers were surprisingly calm, accepting and compliant.
Ptes Anthony Waring and Allen English - 5RAR Photograph Album
Aircraft in Support of 5RAR - A US Forward Observer aircraft taking off from Luscombe Field
Aircraft in Support of 5RAR - Forward Observer aircraft landing on Luscombe Field
Soldiers of 6 Platoon B Company - 5RAR soldiers on operations, October 1969
Second Tour - 5RAR soldiers from B Company patrolling a Fire Lane during the Vietnam War
'The Flags' Vung Tau City - Photogrpah of the 'flags of the free world' billboard situated at Vung Tau
Fire Support Base Pat 1969 - Soldiers of 5RAR are seen checking out the firepower of the RAAF Bushranger Gunships at FSB Pat
Captain David Wilkins at FSPB Kerry March 1969 - The Adjutant 5RAR, Captain D.S. Wilkins at FSPB Kerry, Long Binh March 1969. As a result of a significant enemy threat to US bases in Long Binh.
Road Runners of 4 Section 8 Platoon 5RAR - The 'Road Runners from 5RAR outside the front gate at Nui Dat
Rod Heinze, 5RAR, Operation Esso - Machine Gunner Rod Heinze of 5RAR moving away from the LZ to commence Operation Esso
Centurion Mk5 Tank - Centurion Tanks awaiting the order to assault the village of Binh Ba
'Huey Gunship' - A US helicopter gunship refuelling at Nui Dat
A Typical Village in South Vietnam - Village of Hoa Long was always to be a thorn in the side to the 5RAR Diggers
D Company cooks outside 'the boozer' - Photograph of the D Company 5RAR cooks outside the company boozer
Chinook Helicopter - Supplies in and out of Nui Dat were mainly by air
Looking west towards the Nui Dinh Mountains - The Nui Dinh Mountains along with the Nui Thi Vais were a convenient observation post for the VC and NVA
HMAS Sydney - HMAS Sydney Docking in Sydney
Sunset at Nui Dat - Sunset at Nui Dat reflected through the helicopter cockpit bubble
The Horseshoe, Phuoc Tuy Province - The Horseshoe manned by soldiers of 5RAR
The Horseshoe - Phuoc Tuy Province - The Horseshoe, used as an observation post anad a base patrol by the soldiers of 5RAR during the Vietnam War
The Horseshoe, Phuoc Tuy Province - American road convoy approaching the Horseshoe
View from the Horseshoe - View from the Horseshoe, near the village of DAT Do south Vietnam
5RAR patrol moving out from the Horseshoe - A 5RAR patrol from the 2nd tour moving out from the horseshoe july 1969
Coming onto a hot LZ - This chopper is banking low at 45º to make the final run onto the LZ on Long Son Island at the commencement of Operation Hayman, 8 November, 1966.
'Diggers' preparing to Board. - A 5 RAR patrol about to be extracted. The landing zone was a dry paddy field. This photograph was taken in the dry season.
Slicks parked on Luscombe Runway Nui Dat. - Helicopter 'Slicks' parked on Luscombe Field Nui Dat
Iroquois lifting off from Luscombe Field, Nui Dat - These choppers are laden with 5 RAR Diggers commencing another operation. They were commonly called 'Hueys' after the aircraft model designation HU-1D.
Iroquois Huey slicks during Operation Federal near Long Binh. - Iroquois Huey slicks during Operation Federal near Long Binh Loading Australian soldiers.
RAAF Iroquois Aircraft - RAAF Iroquois helicopters ferrying men of the 5th battalion into battle
Aircraft in Support of 5RAR - Inside an Iroquois helicopter as it skims across the ground
Private Colin Illman 5RAR - Private Colin Illman, 10 Platoon D Company During Operation 'Sydney1'
Ptes Colin Illman and Graham Warburton - Just two ordinary Diggers it seems, but one of them will pass into legend.
Soldiers of 5RAR Intelligence Section Displaying Captured Weapons - Nole Clare, Colin Ross and Graham Sherrington of 5RAR with captured VC weapons
Intelligence Briefing - 5RAR's Intel Officer, Capt Bob O'Neill briefs members of C Company on an up-coming operation
RAAF Bushranger A2-773 Iroquois Helicopter - RAAF Bushranger A2-773 Iroquois Helicopter in action during the Vietnam War
Diagram of the 2.75mm rocket launcher system -
Diagram of the M34 Minigun system -
5RAR Tracker Dog Justin - Tracker dog Justin at Nui Dat
Khanh's Letter - Khanh, Vietnamese interpreter to John McMahon wishing him well and wish that he could be in Australia
'Water Point' Binh Ba 1966 - his Water-point was set up by the Battalion's Assault Pioneers to pump water from a well, purifying it in the process before emptying into large rubber bladders.
Dinah Lee entertaining 5RAR at Nui Dat - Dinah Lee entertaining 5RAR at Nui Dat
LOCSTAT: Location Statement - LT Bob Hutchinson and PTE Trevor Carter of 5RAR preparing a location statement to be sent to B Company HQ 2nd tour
5RAR moving by carriers to Long Binh - Convoy of APCs (foreground) and TCVs (distant right rear of photo) At Long Binh 27 March 1969
At Long Binh March 1969 - Armoured Personnel Carriers are shown resting in a harbour position during their move of 5RAR troops
Lieutenant David Rowe of 5RAR - Lt David Rowe discussing grid references during a Cordon and Seach Operation in a village in Phuoc Tuy Province
Luscombe Field, Nui Dat - a view of Luscombe Field, Nui Dat looking wesr towards the Nui Dinh hills.
Main Road entering 5RAR location at Nui Dat - Main Road entering 5RAR location at Nui Dat
Major Fred Spry 'Getting The Treatment'. - Major Fred Spry, 2ic of 5RAR involved in the "Crossing the Equator" ceremony onboard HMAS Sydney
Preparing to 'Dive' 2nd Tour - This 'Tunnel Rat' is fitting a gas mask prior to entering and searching a Viet Cong tunnel complex.
Photograph of a 5RAR MATT Team at the Village of Duc Thanh - 5RAR Photograph Album
5RAR's Mayfair Theatre 1st Tour - The Mayfair Theatre used by the members of 5RAR during their 1st tour situated inside the 5RAR lines.
John McMahon with South Vietnamese interpreter Sergeant Khanh - Gunner John “Macca” McMahon, left, with South Vietnamese interpreter, Sergeant Khanh in B Company lines at Nui Dat in 1969.
Major Bruce McQualter of 5RAR with President Ky - The flamboyant Marshall Ky, is seen here on a visit to the 5 RAR lines at Nui Dat.
Photographs of captured weapons by 5RAR 2nd Tour - Photographs of captured weapons by 5RAR 2nd Tour
Private Paul McQueen of 5RAR - Paul McQueen (pictured) having a break atop his weapon pit. His weapon, a 7.62mm SLR (Self Loading Rifle) leaning against his helmet, (Skid-Lid) his basic webbing can be seen along with his bayonet and a flack jacket at bottom right.
Sergeant M. McCullouck - A tired and war weary face.
Air Vice Marshall Ngyuen Cao Ky Visits 5RAR 1967 - Air Vice Marshall Ngyuen Cao Ky Visits 5RAR 1967
Operation Canberra October 1966 - This photograph is of mortar platoon members unloading mortar rounds on the western edge of the Nui Thi Vai's.
Mortar Platoon on the Horseshoe March-April 1967 - The Horseshoe was an extinct small volcano, a crater rim roughly circular in plan, 550 metres across and rising to a height to about 76 metres above the surrounding plain.
The 'Wet Season' - Members of D Company 1st Tour under deluge during the wet season in the Republic of South Vietnam
Some of the Mortar Platoon members 2nd tour - Pte D. Belcher, L/Cpl R. Renny, L/Cpl N. Stanton, Pte B. Collins, Pte D. Watt.
5RAR Mortar Platoon First Tour - Note the American steel helmets: these were worn on the few occasions when the Aussies were expecting possible retaliatory mortar fire from the Viet Cong
5RAR Mortars firing from FSB Pat - These mortars are firing from Firebase 'Pat' situated on the site of the old Thua Tich village during Operation Bondi.
MPC - (Military Payment Certificate) to counteract the black market trade in the American dollar
MPC (Military Payment Certificate) - This was issued to allied forces in Vietnam as currency in an attempt to reduce the black market trade in US dollars.
Headquarters MTF-2 at multi-national Base Tarin Kwot - Photograph of the Headquarters staff Tarin Kwot
MTF-2 Officers in the field - MTF-2 Officers in the field at Tarin Kwot, Afghanistan
Australian Navy in Support - Australian Naval Vessels in support of 5RAR
Nui Dat - Nui Dat the site of the 1st Australian Task Force
Pte Carter 5RAR gives Medical Aid on operations - Pte Trevor Carter 6 Platoon medic of C Company 5RAR gives a soldier a 'shot' of a different kind whilst on operations in Phuoc Tuy Province
Arial View of Nui Dat circa 1969 - Arial view of the 1st Australian Task Force
Nui Dat Hill early 1966 - Nui Dat Hill Early 1966
Slippin' n Slidin' - A landrover from Transport Platoon negotiates its way through the mud at Nui Dat
Main road into 5RAR lines at Nui Dat 1966 - photograph of the main road into 5RAR lines with BHQ and flagpole at right
5RAR Dining In Night Menu Cover - The Officers Dining In Night menu to welcome the officers of 7RAR on the hand over of responsibilities on 24th April 1967.
Members of 6 Platoon B Company 5RAR at the Peter Badcoe Club - Some of the members of 6 Platoon B Company enjoying a well deserved break from operational duties at the Peter Badcoe Club on the beach in Vung Tau around Mid May 1969.
Viet Cong Camp 2nd Tour - Photo of Bill O'Mara taken on the 30th May 1969 at the entrance to a well-used Vietcong camp.
A Vietnamese farmer ploughing his rices fields 1969 - A Vietnamese farmer using his two water buffalos to prepare his rice fields for planting
Vietnamese Fishermen 1969 - Vietnamese Fishermen prepare their craft for a day of fishing.
A Typical South Vietnamese Fisherman c. 1969 - The Fisherman shown mending his net, was from the Phuoc Tuy coastal region where they mainly used nets and woven fish traps.
Liquid Sunshine - Photograph of a Vietnamese fisherman during the Vietnam War
B Company at the Battle of Binh Ba - Members of B Company, with armoured support, awaiting orders to commence the assault upon the enemy-occupied village of Duc Trung, approx 500m north of Binh Ba.
"10 Days and a Wakey." - With 10 days and a "Wakey" to go, Bill O'Mara write his last letter home in August 1969.
MAJ David French of 5RAR in Afghanistan - Combat Team Charlie OC, Major David French talks to local nationals whilst on a patrol with O33D
Patrol into Derapet, Afghanistan - Patrol into Derapet, Afghanistan by members of MTF-2 December 2010
5RAR River Crossing Afghanistan - LT O'Niell looking down river through his scope whilst his soldiers cross the Tiri Rud (river) whilst on patrol near Anar Juy.
Helmand River Crossing, Afghanistan - Cpl Geoff Lang signals the ferryman it's time to cross the Helmand River.
IED Explosion,Tangi Valley Afghanistan - An ANA (Afghan National Army) Humvee triggers an IED flipping the Humvee onto its roof as it exits the Tangi Valley via IED hill.
Combat Team Charlie Flag - Soldiers of Combat Team Charlie had selected the Jackal as the theory was that Jackals were found throughout Afghanistan, were feared, ferocious and hunted in packs.
Contact in the Tangi Valley - An insurgent spotter was taken off a Cliffside by a well-placed 155mm artillery shell by the US.
Captured Taliban Insurgent - A Taliban insurgent is captured along with weapons and IED devices By Australian soldiers from MTF-2
OMLT 33Delta Patrol in the Deh Rawud district Afghanistan - Australian soldiers patrol in the Deh Rawud district Afghanistan.
Eyes Ahead - TSM, WO2 Trevor Lynch of 5RAR moves to a roof top in the village of Eshaqzi, in the Tangi Valley to do a recce
MTF-2 Afghanistan - An Australian patrol crosses the Tiri Rud river in Afghanistan, November 2010
Australian Command Post, Afghanistan. - March 2011, Command Post at Patrol Base Shihad in southern Deh Rawud District.
Photo Gallery of 5RAR Soldiers on Operations during the Vietnam War. - Photographs of the men who served with 5RAR on operations during the Vietnam War
5RAR soldiers on way to target - 10 Platoon on the way to their landing zone.
Extracting Wounded - photograph shows the OC of C Company, Major John Miller talking to the pilot as the wounded board the chopper.
5RAR during Operation Bondi - Ptes Michael Clough and Laurie Carroll, part of an A Company patrol during Operation Bondi in 1970.
Crashed Sioux helicopter - Operation Canberra - A crashed observation helicopter from 161 Recce Flight Litters Route 15
mtf-2 afghanistan, chorah valley - LTCOL Darren Huxley commanding Officer of Mentoring Task Force-2 visiting a patrol station in the Chorah Valley Afghanistan
MTF-2 Afghanistan - (Left to right) Commanding Officer (CO) of Mentor Team Delta, Major Roy Henry shows CO of the Mentoring Task Force - Two (MTF-2), Lieutenant Colonel (LTCOL) Darren Huxley around a patrol base in the Chorah Valley region of southern Afghanistan.
MTF-2 AFGHANISTAN -
MTF-@ Afghanistan - Commanding Officer (CO) of the Mentoring Task Force - Two (MTF-2), Lieutenant Colonel (LTCOL) Darren Huxley meets an Afghan National Army Captain during his battlefield circulation of Australian and Afghan patrol bases in the Chorah Valley region of southern Afghanistan.
MTF-2  Afghanistan - Commanding Officer (CO) of the Mentoring Task Force - Two (MTF-2), Lieutenant Colonel (LTCOL) Darren Huxley during his battlefield circulation of Australian and Afghan patrol bases in the Chorah Valley region of southern Afghanistan.
MTF-2 AFGHANISTAN - (Left to right) Regimental Sergeant Major (RSM) of the Mentoring Task Force - Two (MTF-2), Warrant Officer Class 1 (WO1) Craig Howe and Warrant Officer Class 2 (WO2) Dave Allen visit an Australian/Afghan patrol base in the Chorah Valley region of southern Afghanistan.
MTF-2 AFGHANISTAN - Commanding Officer (CO) of the Mentoring Task Force - Two (MTF-2), Lieutenant Colonel (LTCOL) Darren Huxley during his battlefield circulation of Australian and Afghan patrol bases in the Chorah Valley region of southern Afghanistan.
MTF-2 AFGHANISTAN - Commanding Officer (CO) of the Mentoring Task Force - Two (MTF-2), Lieutenant Colonel (LTCOL) Darren Huxley meets with his soldiers at a remote patrol base in the Chorah Valley region of southern Afghanistan.
MTF-2 AFGHANISTAN - Regimental Sergeant Major (RSM) of the Mentoring Task Force - Two (MTF-2), Warrant Officer Class 1 (WO1) Craig Howe greets Australian soldiers as they return from a patrol in the Chorah Valley region of southern Afghanistan.
MTF-2 AFGHANISTAN - Commanding Officer of the Mentoring Task Force - Two (MTF-2), Lieutenant Colonel (LTCOL) Darren Huxley addresses his soldiers at a patrol base in the Chorah Valley region of southern Afghanistan.
MTF-2 AFGHANISTAN - Soldiers from the Mentoring Task Force - Two (MTF-2) listen in to Lieutenant Colonel (LTCOL) Darren Huxley during his visit to a patrol base in the Chorah Valley region of southern Afghanistan.
MTF-2 AFGHANISTAN - 84MM firng in action on the 11th November 2010
MTF-2 AFGHANISTAN - I31, has been tasked with force protection with combat team Charlie in the district of Deh Rawud in the south-western corner of Uruzgan province. It borders Helmand and Kandahar provinces.
MTF-2 AFGHANISTAN - CAPT Ash Hicks at CPL Atkinson's memorial. Cpl Atkinson was killed instantly in a roadside bomb in the dangerous Deh Rahwod, near Tarin Kowt, on February 2.
MTF-2 AFGHANISTAN - CAPT Bryon MacDonald and CPL James Stone
MTF-2 AFGHANISTAN - CPL Methorst and SPR Bic
MTF-2 AFGHANISTAN - Combat Team Charlie is broken up into 4 main groups, being the Engineers, the OMLT's (Operations Mentor and Liaison Teams), Force Protection Platoon and Company Headquarters. All of those elements have to be transported safely around the Area of Operations (AO) safely and in one piece. The Motorised Platoon provides that capability with the added benefits of armoured protection against Improvised Explosive Devices, a stable weapon platform and Infantry vehicle crews.
MTF-2 AFGHANISTAN - MTF-2 Sappers (Engineers) during a break
MTF-2 AFGHANISTAN - Vehicles of MTF-2 crossing the Tiri River onway to the ANA (Afghan National Army).
MTF-2 AFGHANISTAN - SPR Weston shows the exhausted face and strain.
Capt Chris Bennet 5RAR - Capt Chris Bennet of 5RAR meets with an ANA Company Commander
Original A Company 5RAR on Re-Formation from D Company 1RAR - original members of A company 5RAR photograph taken March 1965
Aircraft in Support of 5RAR - An OV-10 'Black Pony' Aircraft in support of 5RAR
Padre John Williams of 5RAR atop his motorbike - 5RAR Photograph Album
Padre Tom Shanahan of 5RAR - Padre Tom Shanahan leading 5 RAR troops in prayer 1969.
In God We Trust - Padre Tom Shanahan Catholic padre of 5RAR conducting mass in the field during the battalion's 2nd tour
Pedi cabs -- Human Powered Transport. - A popular form of transport along with Lambretta mini cabs and French Renault Taxis.
F4 Phantom 11 - F4 Phantom jet Fighter-Bomber in flight during the Vietnam War
The Pig - Captured by Recce Platoon 5RAR and was painted with tiger stripes and presented to 7RAR whose mascot was the pig
Pilatus Porter aircraft - Pilatus Porter aircraft from 161 Recce Flight parked at Luscombe Field
Concert Party - Members of 5RAR Enjoying a concert party at Nui Dat
POW captured during the Battle of Binh Ba - The PW is shown being treated for his wounds by the 4 Platoon stretcher bearer-medic, Pte. Ian 'Bear' Hutchison, whilst being guarded by Pte. Mostyn 'Mo' Hancock.
Phuoc Tuy Province - Phuoc Tuy Province where the 1st Australian Task Force was located
QCs Vietnamese military police - Vietnamese military police aboard a truck patrolling Vung Tau
Members of 5RAR's QM Platoon having a beer - photograph of the members of 5RARs' QM Platoon having a beer
5RAR soldiers boarding HMAS Sydney - Lance Corporals O'Hara (Joe) Page of Brisbane and Ken Davis of Oatley are not a bit embarrassed by their cut-out mascot's apparent reluctance to leave for Vietnam.
R&R Centre Vung Tau - This was the R&R centre enjoyed by the Australians on R&R leave prior to the Peter Badcoe club being erected
Private Gerry Randall 5RAR - Waiting for the choppers for a water and ration re-supply
5RAR's RAP Sign 1st Tour - 5RAR's Regimental Aid Post's sign at Nui Dat
9 Platoon C Company 5RAR - Members of John Dean Butcher's 9 Platoon C Company, prior to moving out on patrol.
5RAR Ration Store 1st Tour - Photograph inside the 5RAR Ration Store at Nui Dat 1966 showing shelving packed with C Ration boxes
ration-store.htm - Photograph of Russ Mackay standing outside the 5RAR original ration store, Nui Dat 1966
Ray Bolitho and George Gilbert of 5RAR - Ray Bolitho (left), and George Gilbert, 1 Platoon, A Company 1966.
Photograph of the 5RAR Recce Platoon South Vietnam - Members of 5RAR's Recce Platoon taken at Nui Dat Prior to embarking on a patrol
A Restaurant in Vung tau - Frequented by soldiers on leave
10 platoon 5RAR - Diggers waiting on a re-supply of rations and ammunition by chopper.
Road Block at 1st Australian Task Force - Soldiers from 5RAR Manning the Northern road block along Route 2 in Phuoc Tuy Province
Bridge Destroyed by the VC - Soldiers of C Company 5RAR (1st Tour) traverse a destroyed bridge in Phuoc Tuy Province
Luscombe airstrip - The Luscombe airstrip at Nui dat. The Hill, Nui Dat can be seen in the background
Soldiers of 5RAR in Vung Tau - Left to right are: Bob Davis, Barry Campbell. Mick "Deaky" Baron von Berg, Derek Collins, Ralph Hindmarsh, Bob Armitage and Roger Wainwright.
Aircraft in Support of 5RAR - F-100 Super Sabre in support of 5RAR
Pte. Graham Griffiths of 5RAR filling sandbags - Filling sand bags to be used as protection around installations within the Battalion.
Engineers Field Troop - Specially trained in demolition and mine warfare, engineers supported the battalion on all operations.
Members of 2 Platoon A Company 5RAR - Members of 2 Platoon, A Company posing for the camera in front of one of the weapon pits.
Two Mates - Private W. Sanday and Private G. Chilcott having a well deserved break during operations.
Sentry Box - A Common construction sentry box seen throughout South Vietnam
5RAR Checkpoint 1st Tour - Soldiers from 6 Platoon B Company man a checkpoint at Nui Dat
Lt Hartley being shaved by his platoon Sergeant - Lieutenant John Hartley M.I.D., being shaved with a knife by his platoon sergeant, Sergeant 'Shorty' Mavin.
Crossing the Equator in HMAS Sydney - 5RAR's Regimental Police Sergeant Sid Davis leads the parade as King Neptune Photograph Album
Lost in Translation? - A sign in Vung Tau in Vietnamese with an interesting translation in English
5RAR Signals Platoon - (l-r) Dave Weston, Gaf Fryer, Les Winn, Col Luche and Darrel George from signals platoon celebrating Les Winns 21st birthday at Punchbowl Hotel.
Cash reward leaflet - leaflet offering a cash reward to inform on communists during the Vietnam War
Sikorsky CH-54 Skycrane - Sikorsky Skycrane delivering armour to 5RAR
Smoke thrown by 5RAR diggers - Coloured Smoke was used by friendly ground forces to mark their position.
5RAR Senior NCOs First Tour - Photographs of Senior NCOs of 5RAR on the beach at Vung Tau 1966
5RAR Senior NCOs Second Tour - Photographs of Senior NCOs of 5RAR Second Tour
Sold Sign - A sold sign letting 7RAR replacements that 5RAR has sold them the property at Nui Dat
Cheap Charlie Song - This song was penned by an anonymous Australian soldier during the Vietnam War and is sung to the tune of 'Tick Tack Paddywhack give a dog a bone'
VC home made grenade - A home made grenade taken from a VC killed by soldiers of A Company 5RAR
5RAR military Assistance Team May 1969 - Team is issuing equipment to members of the local Regional Force (RF) and Popular Force (PF) soldiers at Phuoc Hoa on Route 15.
Private Jim Marshall of 5RAR at Nui Dat - trying to come to terms with using a broom in a rubber plantation.
Private Taffy Cheeseman of 5RAR - Taffy holding a 7.62 SLR Rifle. He is also carrying an ARVN backpack which was a welcome replacement for the 37' pattern pack which was the original issue.
Mk V Centurion Tank - Schematic view of a Mk V Centurion Tank
10 Platoon D Company returning to Nui Dat - 0 Platoon are clearing their weapons prior to moving back through the wire after completing a T.A.O.R. Patrol.
Laying the Wire - 5RAR Soldiers begining to lay the infamouse 'Fence' that was to cost the lives of many Australians.
Pte Tony Templeton manning the 50 cal atop Fort Wendy - Private Tony Templeton is seen here manning D Company's 50 Calibre Browning Machinegun atop of Fort Wendy Nui Dat.
Searching Hoa Long Village 1st Tour - A villager stands at her door while Corporal 'Barney' Ruttle attempts to talk to her.
OV-C! Mohawk Aircraft - Photograph of a OV-!C Mohawk on the tarmac at Vung Tau
7 Platoon C Company 5RAR Tents - A view of the tents used by 5RAR during its 1st tour in the Republic of South Vietnam
A Company Lines 1966-67 - Another view of the battalion lines. Heavily sandbagged against mortar attack.
5RAR Tent Lines Very Early Days - Very basic accommodation fo the soldiers of 5RAR early on the 1st Tour.
5RAR Living Conditions - June/July 1966 - The Primative living conditions endured by the soldiers of 5RAR 1st Tour
Men of the 5th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment - Photographs of the men who served with 5RAR during the Vietnam War
Men of the 5th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment - Photographs of the men who served with 5RAR during the Vietnam War
'Kitting Up' - Lance Corporal Neville Thompson of A Company 5RAR reviews his section's check list prior to departure on Operation Quintus Thrust
Logan's Heroes, Nui Dat 1969 - Photograph of members of 2 Platoon A Company 5RAR at Nui Dat 1969
 C Company 5RAR Water Party - Terry Tommasi Filling his water bottle during a TAOR patrol
ARVN Cadillac GAGE V-100 - An ARVN V-100 APC accompanying a US tank squadron heading south along Route 2 and passing through 5RAR's northern road block.
Charlie Company Ready Reaction Force Early 1967 - Members of 7 Platoon C Company mounting APCs reacting in support of another unit's request for assistance.
5RAR Ready Reaction Force - Soldiers of C Company 5RAR mounting APCs as a call out to an act of aggression by the enemy
5RAR Transport Platoon 1st Tour - 5RAR's transport platoon's vehicles can be seen parked by the roadway at Luscombe Field awaiting orders to proceed to their destination.
Private Paddy Walker of 5RAR with his Tracker Dog - Tracker dogs gave an invaluable service to the men of the battalion.
5RAR moving into ambush - 10 Platoon, D Company moving along a fire trail towards their RV Point.
Truck Mine incident 2nd Tour - The truck pictured had been carrying members of A Company when it hit an enemy mine causing 23 casualties which were 'dusted off' by helicopters.
Aircraft in Support of 5RAR - Helicopter unloading men from 5RAR
USAF in Support - USAF TAC James Metcalf operating the radios for air support in ground operations with 5RAR
USAF TACP Party attached to 5RAR - Two Members of the USAF TACP Party Attached to 5RAR having a brew
U.S. Army M109 155mm Self-Propelled Howitzers - US Army M109 Howitzers on the Horseshoe Phuoc Tuy Province, March 1967
Viet Cong Art - drawings captured in a bunker system by 5RAR in the Hat Dich area during Operation Kings Cross, 30 October -12 December 1969. They show the enemy as seen by himself. Page 2
Captured Viet Cong Photographs and Art - Photographs and Art of the Viet Cong
Viet Cong Photographs - Viet Cong photographs captured in a bunker system by 5RAR in the Hat Dich area during Operation Kings Cross, 30 October -12 December 1969. They show the enemy as seen by himself. Picture number 1
Viet Cong Photographs - Viet Cong photographs captured in a bunker system by 5RAR in the Hat Dich area during Operation Kings Cross, 30 October -12 December 1969. They show the enemy as seen by himself. Picture number 10
Viet Cong Photographs - Viet Cong photographs captured in a bunker system by 5RAR in the Hat Dich area during Operation Kings Cross, 30 October -12 December 1969. They show the enemy as seen by himself. Picture number 11
Viet Cong Photographs - Viet Cong photographs captured in a bunker system by 5RAR in the Hat Dich area during Operation Kings Cross, 30 October -12 December 1969. They show the enemy as seen by himself. Picture number 12
Viet Cong Photographs - Viet Cong photographs captured in a bunker system by 5RAR in the Hat Dich area during Operation Kings Cross, 30 October -12 December 1969. They show the enemy as seen by himself. Picture number 13
Viet Cong Photographs - Viet Cong photographs captured in a bunker system by 5RAR in the Hat Dich area during Operation Kings Cross, 30 October -12 December 1969. They show the enemy as seen by himself. Picture number 16
Viet Cong Photographs - Viet Cong photographs captured in a bunker system by 5RAR in the Hat Dich area during Operation Kings Cross, 30 October -12 December 1969. They show the enemy as seen by himself. Picture number 17
Viet Cong Photographs - Viet Cong photographs captured in a bunker system by 5RAR in the Hat Dich area during Operation Kings Cross, 30 October -12 December 1969. They show the enemy as seen by himself. Picture number 18
Viet Cong Photographs - Viet Cong photographs captured in a bunker system by 5RAR in the Hat Dich area during Operation Kings Cross, 30 October -12 December 1969. They show the enemy as seen by himself. Picture number 19
Viet Cong Photographs - Viet Cong photographs captured in a bunker system by 5RAR in the Hat Dich area during Operation Kings Cross, 30 October -12 December 1969. They show the enemy as seen by himself. Picture number 2
Viet Cong Photographs - Viet Cong photographs captured in a bunker system by 5RAR in the Hat Dich area during Operation Kings Cross, 30 October -12 December 1969. They show the enemy as seen by himself. Picture number 20
Viet Cong Photographs - Viet Cong photographs captured in a bunker system by 5RAR in the Hat Dich area during Operation Kings Cross, 30 October -12 December 1969. They show the enemy as seen by himself. Picture number 21
Viet Cong Photographs - Viet Cong photographs captured in a bunker system by 5RAR in the Hat Dich area during Operation Kings Cross, 30 October -12 December 1969. They show the enemy as seen by himself. Picture number 3
Viet Cong Photographs - Viet Cong photographs captured in a bunker system by 5RAR in the Hat Dich area during Operation Kings Cross, 30 October -12 December 1969. They show the enemy as seen by himself. Picture number 4
Viet Cong Photographs - Viet Cong photographs captured in a bunker system by 5RAR in the Hat Dich area during Operation Kings Cross, 30 October -12 December 1969. They show the enemy as seen by himself. Picture number 5
Viet Cong Photographs - Viet Cong photographs captured in a bunker system by 5RAR in the Hat Dich area during Operation Kings Cross, 30 October -12 December 1969. They show the enemy as seen by himself. Picture number 6
Viet Cong Photographs - Viet Cong photographs captured in a bunker system by 5RAR in the Hat Dich area during Operation Kings Cross, 30 October -12 December 1969. They show the enemy as seen by himself. Picture number 7
Viet Cong Photographs - Viet Cong photographs captured in a bunker system by 5RAR in the Hat Dich area during Operation Kings Cross, 30 October -12 December 1969. They show the enemy as seen by himself. Picture number 8
Viet Cong Photographs - Viet Cong photographs captured in a bunker system by 5RAR in the Hat Dich area during Operation Kings Cross, 30 October -12 December 1969. They show the enemy as seen by himself. Picture number 9
'The Boss' 5RAR 1st Tour - Lt Col John Warr, commanding Officer of 5RAR 1st tour taking a rest inside his mobile command post during Operation Crow's Nest
Soldiers of 9 Platoon C Company 5RAR 2nd Tour - Cpl "Jacko" Jackson, 2LT Roger Lambert and Sgt Peter Knight of 5RAR enjoying a well-earned break during a water resupply
Soldiers of A Company Drawing Water From a Well June- July 1966 - Alpha Company's water point. A well to draw water.
Training on the 84mm Carl Gustaf Anti-Tank Weapon - Cpl Norman Womal seen here posing with the Carl Gustaf 84mm anti-tank weapon
C Company HQ group just prior to the booby trap explosion - Operation Beaumaris (The cordon and search of the village of Xa An Nhut) saw the tragedy of mines when the C Company HQ group pictured here were photographed just prior to a mine explosion.
http://www.5rar.asn.au/half-circle/
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http://www.5rar.asn.au/history/
173rd Airborne Brigade Recognises Australian KIAs - Dedication of the 173rd Airborne Brigade memorial Featuring the Australians and Kiwis killed in action whilst under the operational control of the 173rd Airborne Brigade
Photographs of 5th Battalion Victorian Scottish Regiment - Photographs of soldiers of the 5th Battalion Victorian Scottish Regiment.
2/5th Australian Infantry Battalion - Photographs of members of A Company 2/5th Australian Infantry Battalion
7 Platoon, A Company, 2/5th Australian Infantry Battalion - Members of 7 Platoon A Company, 2/5th Australian Infantry Battalion at Wondecla, Queensland 1944.
7 Platoon, A Company, 2/5th Australian Infantry Battalion - Members of 8 Platoon A Company, 2/5th Australian Infantry Battalion at Wondecla, Queensland 1944.
7 Platoon, A Company, 2/5th Australian Infantry Battalion - Members of 9 Platoon A Company, 2/5th Australian Infantry Battalion at Wondecla, Queensland 1944.
Headquarters Platoon, A Company, 2/5th Australian Infantry Battalion - Members of A Company, 2/5th Australian Infantry Battalion at Wondecla, Queensland 1944.
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History of Australia's Fifth Battalions - Outlines the history of the Australian Fifth Battalions from its inception in 1885 to the present day
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Ceremonial Parade of the 5th Battalion the Royal Australian Regiment - 5RAR's parade booklet prior to the Battalion's embarkation for its second tour in the Republic of South Vietnam.
For Gallant and Distinguished Service, Fifth Battalion The Royal Australian Regiment - Soldiers of 5RAR and supporting arms who were awarded decorations for gallantry during the Vietnam War
For Gallant and Distinguished Service 5RAR - Awards to 5RAR soldiers, Iraq and Afghanistan
Origin of the Rising Sun Badge - How the badge for the Australian commonwealth army came into existence
Mentioned in Despatches awarded to Cpl Leonard William Allen of 5RAR - Military awards to Cpl Leonard William Allen
Mentioned in Despatches awarded to Sgt Robert George Armitage of 5RAR - Military awards to Sgt Robert George Armitage
Citation of the award of the Medal of Gallantry to CPL Ryan Avery - Military award of the MG to CPL Ryan Avery
Mentioned in Despatches awarded to WO2 John Henry Bates of 5RAR - Military awards to WO2 John Henry Bates
Mentioned in Despatches awarded to Major Murray Blake 5RAR - Military awards to Major Murray Blake
Military Cross to Major Murray Blake - Citation of the Military Cross to Major Murray Blake
Citation of the award of the commendation for Distinguished Service to Major Nicholas Bosio - Military award of the commendation for gallantry to Major Nicholas Bosio
Military Cross to 2nd Lt Robert Brett - Citation of the Military Cross to 2nd Lt Robert Brett
The Order of Australia Medal to WO1 greggery Stephen Burns - Citation for the Order of Australia medal to WO1 Greggery Stephen Burns
Medal for gallantry to Pte John Burridge - Citation of the Medal for Gallantry to Pte John Burridge
Capt James Campbell, Distinguished Flying Cross - Citation Distinguished Flying Cross to Capt. James Campbell
Mentioned in Despatches awarded to Major Owen Carroll 5RAR - Military awards to Major Owen Carroll
Mentioned in Despatches awarded to Lt John Carruthers - Military awards to Lt John Carruthers
Mentioned in Despatches awarded to Pte William Cavanagh - Military awards to Pte William Cavanagh
Military Medal to Cpl Colin Cogswell - Citation of the military Medal to Cpl Colin Cogswell
Citation of the award of the Commendation for Distinguished Service to CPL Marc Danieletto - Military award of the CDS to CPL Marc Danieletto
Military Cross to 2nd Lt Michael Deak (Baron von Berg) - Citation of the Military Cross to 2nd Lt Michael Deak (Baron von Berg)
Military Medal to Cpl Michael Dench - Citation of the military Medal to Cpl Michael Dench
Mentioned in Despatches awarded to Maj Claude Ducker - Military awards to Maj Claude Ducker
Citation of the award of the DSC to LTCOL Jake Ellewood - Military Award of the DSC to LTCOL Jake Ellwood 5RAR
Mentioned in Despatches awarded to 2nd Lt Robert Fenwick - Military awards to 2nd Lt Robert Fenwick
Military Medal to Pte Frank Fitch - Citation of the military Medal to Pte Frank Fitch
Military Medal to Pte Peter Fraser - Citation of the military Medal to Pte Peter Fraser
Mentioned in Despatches awarded to Maj Paul Greenhalgh - Military awards to Maj Paul Greenhalgh
Mentioned in Despatches awarded to Maj Rein Harring - Military awards to Maj Rein Harring
Mentioned in Despatches awarded to Lt John Hartley - Military awards to Lt John Hartley
Mentioned in Despatches awarded to Pte Wayne Herbert - Military awards to Pte Wayne Herbert
Mentioned in Despatches awarded to Pte Arthur Hillier - Military awards to Pte Arthur Hillier
Mentioned in Despatches awarded to Maj Ivor Hodgkinson - Military awards to Maj Ivor Hodgkinson
The Order of Australia Medal to WO1 Craig Thomas Howe - Citation for the Order of Australia medal to WO1 Craig Thomas howe
Mentioned in Despatches awarded to WO2 Brian Hughson - Military awards to WO2 Brian Hughson
Citation of the award of the DSC to LTCOL Darren Huxley - Military award of the DSC to LTCOL Darren Huxley
Mentioned in Despatches awarded to Capt Peter Isaacs - Military awards to Capt Peter Isaacs
Mentioned in Despatches awarded to Sgt John Kennard - Military awards to Sgt John Kennard
Distinguished Service order (DSO) to Lt Col Colin Khan - Citation of the Distinguished Service Order to Lt Col Colin Khan
Citation of the award of the Commendation for Brave Conduct to L/Cpl Shaun Kober - Military award of the Commendation for Brave Conduct
Military Cross to Lt. Michael Langley, 103 Field Battery - Citation of the Military Cross awarded to Lt. Michael Langley
Mentioned in Despatches awarded to Pte Lawrence Lewis - Military awards to Pte Lawrence Lewis
Distinguished Conduct Medal to Sergeant Brian London - Citation of the Distinguished Conduct medal to Sgt Brian London
Mentioned in Despatches awarded to Maj Stanley Maizey - Military awards to Maj Stanley Maizey
Military Cross to 2nd Lt John McAloney - Citation of the Military Cross to 2nd Lt John McAloney
Distinguished Conduct Medal to Sergeant Alan McNulty - Citation of the Distinguished Conduct medal to Sgt Alan McNulty
Mentioned in Despatches awarded to Maj Malcom McQualter - Military awards to Maj Malcom McQualter
Mentioned in Despatches awarded to Cpl Roy Mundine - Military awards to Cpl Roy Mundine
Mentioned in Despatches awarded to Capt Robert O'Neill - Military awards to Capt Robert O'Neill
Citation of the award of the Commendation for Distinguished Service to CAPT Brenton Pearce - Military award of the CDS to MAj Brenton Pearce
Citation of the award of the Distinguished Service Medal to CAPT Nicholas Perriman - Military award of the DSM to CAPT Nicholas Perriman
Mentioned in Despatches awarded to 2nd Lt Dennis Rainer - Military awards to 2nd Lt Dennis Rainer
Military Cross to 2nd Lt Dennis Rainer - Citation of the Military Cross to 2nd Lt Dennis Rainer
Citation of the award of the Medal of Gallantry to BDR David Robertson - Military award of the MG to BDR David Robertson
Citation of the award of the Commendation for Distinguished Service to PTE. Brenden Robins - Military award of the Commendation for Distinguished Service to PTE. Brenden Robins
Mentioned in Despatches awarded to 2nd Lt Barry Ryan - Military awards to 2nd Lt Barry Ryan
Mentioned in Despatches awarded to Pte Sydney Shore 5RAR - Military awards to Pte Sydney Shore
Citation of the award of the Distinguished Service Medal to CAPT Scott Stort - Military award of the DSM to CAPT Scott Stort
Military Cross to Major Richard Sutton - Citation of the Military Cross to Major Richard Sutton
Mentioned in Despatches awarded to Pte peter Waite - Military awards to Pte Peter Waite
Military Medal to Sgt William Ward - Citation of the military Medal to Sgt William Ward
Distinguished Service order (DSO) to Lt Col John Warr - Citation of the Distinguished Service Order to Lt Col John Warr
Mentioned in Despatches awarded to Capt Tony White - Military awards to Capt Tony White
Mentioned in Despatches awarded to Cpl Norman Womal - Military awards to Cpl Norman Womal
Chronicle of the Vietnam War... the Australian experience - A Timeline of Australia's involvement in the Vietnam War. 5RAR in Vietnam
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Formation of the Royal Australian Regiment - The formation of the Royal Australian Regiment
The Slouch Hat: Trademark of the Australian Army - The Australian Army Slouch Hat
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Ode of Remembrance Poem - Written by English poet Laurence Binyon, overwhelmed by the carnage of the First World War, penned one of the most moving tributes to our war dead
Quintus- Mascot of the Fifth Battalion The Royal Australian Regiment - The history of 'Quintus' Mascot of the Fifth Battalion the Royal Australian Regiment
Quintus, mascot of the 5th Battalion The Royal Australian Regiment - Newspaper clipping of the new mascot of the 5th Battalion RAR
Original Plaque of Quintus - Background to the plaque at Tooronga Park Zoo which housed Quintus the mascot of 5RAR
Metal Plaque that adorned Quintus' Cage at Tooronga Park Zoo, Sydney - The Original Plaque of Quintus the 5rar mascot
Badge of the Royal Australian Regiment - Origin of the badge of the Royal Australian Regiment badge, respectfully known as the 'Skippy Badge'
Australian Army Rates of Pay 1968 - Rates of pay to Australian soldiers in 1968
5th Battalion The Royal Australian Regiment; Regimental Marches - 5RAR's history of the regimental marches in slow and quick time
Origin of 5RAR Colours - Origin of battle colours of the 5RAR
WO2 R. G. Armitage, RSM 5RAR. February 1979 - July 1970 - Biography of WO2 R. G. Armitage
WO1 Greg Burns, RSM 5RAR, Dec 2006 - Dec 2007 - Biography of WO1 Greg Burns, RSM 5RAR, Dec 2006 - Dec 2007
WO2 R. R. burns, RSM 5RAR. October 1967 - January 1968 - Biography of WO2 R. R. Burns
WO1 Dale de Kock, RSM 5RAR Jan 2011 -Mar 2014 - Biography of WO1 Dale de Kock, RSM 5RAR, Jan2011 - Mar 2014
WO1 L. T. Foale, RSM 5RAR. January 1966 -October 1967 - Biography of WO1 L. T. Foale
WO1 Glynn-Armstrong, RSM 5RAR March 1965 - January 1966 - Biography of WO1 F. J. Glynn-Armstrong
WO1 Craig Howe, RSM 5RAR, Jan 2008 - Jan 2011 - Biography of WO1 Craig Howe, RSM 5RAR, Jn 2008 - Jan 2011
WO1 J. McFadzean, RSM 5RAR, May 1971 - December 1973 - Biography of WO1 J. McFadzean
WO1 Sean Ransome, RSM 5RAR Jan 2014 - Current - Biography of WO1 S. Ransome, RSM 5RAR, January 2017 - Current
WO1 Rod Rootham, RSM 5RAR Jan 2014 - Current - Biography of WO1 R. Rootham, RSM 5RAR, Jan2014 - Current
WO1 Cyril Vagg, RSM 5RAR, Jan 1968 - Feb 1970 - Biography of WO1 Cyril Vagg, RSM 5RAR, Jan 2008 - Jan 2011
WO1 R. G. Wormald, RSM 5RAR. July 1970 - May 1971 - Biography of WO1 R. C. Wormald
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http://www.5rar.asn.au/honour_roll/
5th Battalion The Royal Australian Regiment Roll of Honour - The names of soldiers of 5RAR who were Killed in Action or Died of Wounds
Private David J. Banfield Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private Banfield
Major Donald Bourne 5RAR Killed in Action - Details surrounding the death of Major Bourne
Lt. John Carruthers 5RAR Died of Wounds - Details surrounding the death of Lt. John Carruthers
Pte. Nickola Cassano 5RAR Killed in Action - Details surrounding the death of Pte. Cassano
Private Donald M. Clark Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private Clark
Private Donald Conners Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private Conners
Corporal Brendan F. Coupe - The details surrounding the death of Corporal
Private Gordon H. D'Antoine Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private D'Antoine
Private Andrew Drummond Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private Drummond
Private Leslie T. Farren Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private Farren
Corporal George G. Gilbert Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Corporal Gilbert
Lance Corporal Bruce G. Green Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Lance Corporal Green
Private Peter J. Jackson Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private Jackson
Corporal John J. Kennedy Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Corporal Kennedy
Private Raymond J. Kennedy Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private Kennedy R. J.
Lieutenant Errol J. Lee Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Lieutenant Lee
Private Matthew P. Linton Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private Linton
Private Richard E. Lloyd Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private Banfield
Private Robert J. Lubcke Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private Lubcke
Private James C. McMillan Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private McMillan
Captain Robert Milligan Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Captain Milligan
Major Malcolm McQualter Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Majr McQualter
Private Hans L. Muller Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private Muller
Private Erald H. Nilsen Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private Nilsen
Private Errol W. Noack Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private Noack
Private Leslie J. Pettit Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private Pettit
Private Geoffrey A. Pike Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private Pike
Private Michael D. Poole Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private Poole
Private Noel A. Pracy Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private Pracy
Private Alexander Remeljej Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private Remeljej
Lieutenant. Kerry P. Rinkin Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Lieutenant. Kerry Rinkin
Private. Richard W. Sandow Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private Sandow
Private. Baron F. Smith Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private Smith
Sergeant. Bernard L. Smith Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Sergeant Bernard Smith
Lance Corporal. Paul L. Smith Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Corporal Paul Smith
Paul C. Sullivan Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private Sullivan
Corporal. Henry E. Suttor Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Corporal Suttor
Private John. R. Sweetnam Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private Sweetnam
Private Wayne E. Teeling Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private Teeling
Private. Barry J. Thompson Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private Thompson
Lance Corporal Marinko Tomas Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Corporal Tomas
Private Timothy C. Turner Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private Turner
Second Lieutenant. Brian G. Walker Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Second Lieutenant. Brian Walker
Private Graham F. A. Warburton Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private Warburton
Private Anthony E. Waring Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private Waring
Private Bryan P. Watson Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private Watson
Private James C. Webster Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private Webster
Private James M. T. White Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Private White
Lance Corporal. Michael P. White Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Corporal. White
Corporal. Norman J. Womal Killed in Action - The details surrounding the death of Corporal. Womal
http://www.5rar.asn.au/kiamonth/
Killed in Action or Died of Wounds August - Commemorates those 5RAR soldiers Killed in action or died of wounds in the month of August
http://www.5rar.asn.au/life-membership/
2015 Life Membership award to Alan McNulty DCM - 5RAR Association Life Membership Awarded to Alan McNulty DCM
Inaugural Life Membership of the 5RAR Association to Brian Budden - Inaugural life membership of the 5RAR Association bestowed to Brian Budden
2015 Life Membership award to Bruce Schmidtchen - Award citation To Bruce Schmidtchen for 5RAR Association Life Membership
Inaugural Life Membership of the 5RAR Association to Geoff Pearson - Citation of Life Membership of the 5RAR Association to Geoff Pearson
2015 Life Membership award to Colonel Roger Wainwright (Retd) - 5RAR Association 2017 Life Membership Awarded to Colonel Roger Wainwright (Retd)
2011 Life Membership of the 5RAR Association to Ron Hamlyn - Life Membership of the 5RAR Association to Ron Hamlyn
Ted Harrison 2013 Life Membership, 5RAR Association - Edmund 'Ted' Harrison, 2013 Life Membership award, 5RAR Association
http://www.5rar.asn.au/misc/
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DVD of the Battalion's first tour - Order form for the purchase of the Doc's Movie
5RAR Sergeant's Mess Vietnam Honour Board 1st Tour - a Photograph of the names of the Senior Non Commissioned officers who served with the 5th Battalion during its first tour in Vietnam
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Selected Links - Selected links to other websites
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5RAR Display Area in the Musem -
5RAR's Display area in the museum -
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 Order Form: To Order a Copy of the Doc's Movie - The form to oder a copy of the Doc's Movie
Placemats.pdf -
http://www.5rar.asn.au/narrative/
Band of the 5th Battalion The Royal Australian Regiment - In 1966 The band of the 5th Battalion The Royal Australian Regiment was the last band in the Australian army to be taken on active service. This page outlines the history of the band of 5RAR
5RAR Formation Parade - Photograph of D Company 5RAR marching past on its inaugural Formation Parade 1st March 1965
fifth Battalion The Royal Australian Regiment Formation and Preparation for War - An Adjutant's View - The raising of Australia's Fifth Battalion RAR and its preparation and training for the Vietnam War
Anatomy of a bunker contact (Page 1) - An article on an Australian Fighting patrol making contact with a North Vietnamese Army bunker system and the fighting that took place
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Close Quarter Ambush - a story about 5RAR protecting an American Land Clearing Team
'Digging' For The Meaning - An article on what it is to be Australian
The Village of Dat Do - Australian mine clearing teams searching for mines during the Vietnam war
The 'Doc's' Movie Goes to School - Earlier this year "The Doc’s Movie" was used to support a Year 12 History class in Western Australia. The following, in the words of their teacher, is a summary as to how it came about and also how it has developed.
When 'Wingy' Read the Riot Act - Article on the final days of 5RAR's first tour when some soldiers got out of hand and had the riot act read to
When Wingy read the riot act-A reprise - Final days of 5rar's first tour and the diggers' are getting toey
A tiger's long trip to Hanoi - A story about 5RAR's armourer returning to Vietnam
Hanoi revisited - A story about 5RAR's armourer returning to Vietnam for a second time
The Long Hai Hills Incident - During a search of the Long Hai Hills 5RARs B Company detonated a mine and booby traps suffering terrible casualties
Preparation and logistical problems faced by 5RAR up to Dec 1966 (Page 1) - An article about the logistical and administrational Problems faced by 5RAR to the lead up to embarkation and the first 6 months of 5RAR in Vietnam
Preparation and logistical problems faced by 5RAR up to Dec 1966 (Page 2) - An article about the logistical and administrational Problems faced by 5RAR to the lead up to embarkation and the first 6 months in South Vietnam
Memoirs of an Armourer - Mick Henrys served with 5RAR during the first tour as the unit armourer. On this page he describes the servicing and maintenance of the various weapons used by the men of the battalion.
Our Mate Mick - Humourous articles about Mick, a Vietnam Veteran who served with 5RAR
Mick at the races - humourous stories about Mick, a Vietnam veteran who served with 5rar
Mick's Viet Cong Chooks - humourous stories about Mick, a Vietnam veteran who served with 5rar
Mick's Cricketing Days - humourous stories about Mick, a Vietnam veteran who served with 5rar
Mick's Communist Dog - humourous stories about Mick, a Vietnam veteran who served with 5rar
Mick and the Mozzies - humourous stories about Mick, a Vietnam veteran who served with 5rar
Mick's Trackeroo - humourous stories about Mick, a Vietnam veteran who served with 5rar
Mick and a Couple of Big Whoppers - humourous stories about Mick, a Vietnam veteran who served with 5rar
Mick Acres of Woes - humourous stories about Mick, a Vietnam veteran who served with 5rar
Mine Warfare - The use of mines during the Vietnam War.
Nicknames of 5RAR Personnel - The Australian soldier has always had a weird sense of humour. They have the art of making light of the most serious situations, this page demonstrates some of the names given to their mates in fun.
Operation Camden 29 July - 30 August 1969 - 3 Platoon and Assault Pioneer Platoon of 5RAR encounter 3 Battalion 274 VC Regiment in a heavy contact on 21 August 1969
Don Harrod Remembers Vietnam (Page1) - Pictorial Memories of the living conditions around the 5RAR lines at Nui Dat During the Vietnam War. Page 1 of 4
Don Harrod Remembers Vietnam (Page 2) - Pictorial Memories of the living conditions around the 5RAR lines at Nui Dat During the Vietnam War Page 2 of 4)
Don Harrod Remembers Vietnam (Page 3) - Pictorial Memories of the living conditions around the 5RAR lines at Nui Dat During the Vietnam War. Page 3 of 4
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A glossary of languages used by Australians in Vietnam war - Australians traditionally have always given their mates, friends and even enemies a nickname coinciding with a particular aspect of their personality or physical features. This page gives you some idea as to how they came about
Dog Tag Recovery - Trevor Magrath recounts the story of the recovery of his missing dog tag in the jungle of South Vietnam after nearly 40 years
http://www.5rar.asn.au/ops/
Operation Beaumaris - Cordon and search the northern part of Dat Do Village and the village of Xa An Nhut
Operation Bondi - An operation conducted by 5RAR December-February 1970 Consequently the task of Bondi 1 was to cordon
Operation Caloundra - The cordon and search of the village of Binh Ba January 1967
Operation Camden (Page 1) - The cordon and search of the village of Hoa Long by 5RAR during the battalion's first tour.
Operation Camden (Page 2) - The cordon and search of the village of Hoa Long by 5RAR during the battalion's first tour during the Vietnam War
Operation Canberra (Page 1) - Page one of four pages about the road clearance of route 15 in Phuoc Tuy province by 5RAR first tour.
Operation Crowsnest (Page 1) - Page one of three about an operation conducted by 5RAR in support of the people attending the general elections in October 1966
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Detailed map of 8 Platoon's battle and C Coy Ambush - Detailed map of 5RAR's 8 Platoon's battle and C Company Ambush
Operation Deerstalk - Individual companies were deployed into AO Quintus on Ambush and recon duties
Operation Darlinghurst (Page 1) - Page one of four pages about Operation Darlinghurst which was a follow up after the battle of Long Tan and a combined operation with the Americans.
Operation Distant Trumpet - Operation conducted by 5RAR to locate and destroy elements of the D445 and disrupt a planned offensive by that unit
Operation Esso - Operation conducted by 5RAR. This was the first time 5RAR struck many enemy mines.
Operation Federal Overlander - 5RAR moves to Long Binh to defend against a significant enemy threat.
Final Balance - A Summary of 5RAR's first tour in the Republic of South Vietnam
5RAR's Final Battle in South Vietnam - 5RAR in Vietnam. The final battle of 5 RAR involving 8 Platoon and C Company ambushes
Operation Hammer - Battle of Binh Ba - Article on the battle of Binh Ba fought by the soldiers of 5RAR 6 June 1969
Operations Yass & Hayman (Page 1) - Operation Yass, the cordon and search of the village of Phuoc Hoa. Operation Hayman the landing on Long Son Island
Operation Holsworthy (Page 1) - Page one of three pages about the cordon and search of the village of Xa Binh Ba, a major village in Phuoc Tuy Province in VC hands
Operation Hardihood 24 May - 4une 1966 (Page 1) - First operation conducted by a combined regular army and national servicemen resulting in the first Australian national serviceman to be killed in action during the Vietnam War
Operation Ingham (Page 1) - Operation carried out by 5RAR into the village of Xuyen Moc- an isolated outpost
Interdiction in the East, The Horseshoe and the Fence (Page 1) - Page one of four pages about denying the VC Eastern approaches whilst building the fence and manning the horseshoe. Page 1
To Nui Dat with the 173rd Airborne Brigade - The story of two officers of 5RAR sent to the American 173rd Airborne Brigade for a familiarisation patrol before 5RARs first operation in Phuoc Tuy Province
Operation Kings Cross - To prevent a large scale attack on route 15 posts
Operation Kingston - 5RAR were tasked with the locating and destroying D445 VC Battalion
5RAR operational list for 1966-1967 - A list of operations conducted by 5RAR during its first tour in the Republic of South Vietnam
5RAR operational list 1969-70 - A list of operations conducted by 5RAR during its second tour in the Republic of South Vietnam
Operation Queanbeyan (Page 1) - Page one of four pages about 5RAR which was tasked with searching the Nui Thai Vi mountains
Operation Quintus Thrust 1&11 - Operation Quintus Thrust. Operations conducted by 5rar.
Operation Renmark (Page 1) - Page of one of four pages about the clearance of the Long Hai Hills by 5RAR February 1967
A Re-evaluation of Strategy (Page 1) - A re-evaluation of the strategy used by 5rar in South Vietnam was required to be clear on the correct way to fight the Viet Cong in the long term.
Operation Roadside - 5RAR moves to Long Binh to assist in a possible attack against that compound
Operation Surfside - Operation mounted by 5 RAR to locate and destroy D445 Battalion in the western half of the 'Long Green'.
Operation Sydney 1 & 2 (Page 1) - Page one of four pages about Operation Sydney which was conducted by 5RAR as a search and destroy operation in the location of Nui Nghe, a VC stronghold.
Operation Tong - C Company 5RAR reacted to the village of Hoa Long on reports that two hundred VC occupying part of the village.
Operation Twickenham 1 - Operation Twickenham 1 conducted by 5RAR to rid the Viet Cong from the Nui Thi Vai mountains
Operation Twickenham 2 - Operation Twickenham 2 a follow on from the first operation conducted by 5RAR to rid the Viet Cong from the Nui Thi Vai mountains
http://www.5rar.asn.au/patron/
Brigadier Jake Ellwood DSC, Patron 5RAR Association - Biography of Brigadier Jake Ellwood DFC Patron 5RAR Association
Brigadier Colin Khan DSO AM (Retd), Patron 5RAR Association - Biography of Colin Khan Patron of the 5RAR Association
http://www.5rar.asn.au/poems/
AMBUSH 6th June 1966 - An Australian Ambush Vietnam War
And Then - a Veteran's feelings toward the protesters and their behaviour toward the returning soldiers
Another Day in the Valley - Poem about an Australian fighting patrol in the tangi Valley Afghanistan
Memories of ANZACS - A poem reflecting on what it is to be as an Anzac soldier
Ap An Nhut 14 February 1967 - A poem about an Australian Soldier's witnesses the deaths of three soldiers from a mine incident during the Vietnam War
A TRACK NUI THI VAI - OCTOBER 1966 - A poem about 5RAR soldier's apprehension as he steps into a possible VC ambush
Aussie- Aussie- Aussie - A Poem in the Aussie Vernacular
B52s 1967 - An Australian Soldier's observations on a B52 airstrike during the Vietnam War
Battle of Long Tan - A poem about the battle of Long Tan fought by D Company 6RAR in defeating a VC Regiment
No More the Sweet Bell Tone - A poem about a Mother's fears for her son in the Vietnam War
Spit Polished Boots - A poem about a humourous look back to the days when an Australian soldier had to polish almost everything
Nui Dat ... The home of the The Bull 'n' Bar Boozer - A poem when D Company 5RAR occupied Nui Dat Hill long before it was named 'SAS Hill'.
Carnival is Over - A Poem about the Long Hai hills incident involving B Company 5RAR
Fair Dinkum Mate - A poem using the Aussie vernacular
Land of the Dragon - Poetry Saluting Australians of the Vietnam War
For Frank - A poem about Frank Topp killed at the Battle of Long Tan by a Mate who went to school with him
Why? - A veteran struggles with his demons caused by the Vietnam War
A Man Amongst Men - Poem dedicated to Ivor "Blue" Hodgkinson 2IC 5RAR
Infantry Bouquets - A poem of thanks to all corps who support the Australian Infantry in war time
I Take Him! - A Poem about a wounded soldier and a deal struck with the Devil
Korea - do you remember? - A poem about the australians who fought in the Korean War
Lads - A patriotic Australian Soldier trying to get his head around the lack of support from home
Our Golden Lanyard - An Australian 5RAR veteran recalls his pride in the battalion that he served with in Vietnam
Long Hais, 21 Fberuary 1967 - An Australian Soldier's witnesses the APC mine incident in the Long Hais in February 1967 during the Vietnam War
"Mates" - An Australian veteran scribed a poem about "mateship" in the Australian Army
Missing from Action - Long Tan 18 August 1966 - A poem about a Mate who went to school with Frank Topp KIA at the Battle of Long Tan
Roy 'Zeke' Mundine - Poem about a legendary 5RAR soldier, Roy Mundine
My Favourite Things - A poem penned by an Australian medical doctor in November 1966 during the Vietnam War.
Nasho, Vietnam ... And After - A poem about 2 years of national service during the Vietnam War
Not a Real War - A poem about the death of John Sweetnam of 5RAR during the Vietnam War
Nui Dat, May 1966 - An Australian Soldier's thoughts on day one of 5RAR's first tour in the Republic of South Vietnam
Sgt R. L. Orchard - Poem about a 5RAR warrior Sergeant Ray Orchard
Our Brother in Vietnam Poem - A poem about an Australian medic serving with 5RAR during the Vietnam war
Passing Time - A poem about the legacy left on the passing of Australian War Veterans
Crossfire - The book: 'Crossfire' was a best seller a mate who knew the author penned a poem about him.
Poetry of War by 5RAR Veterans - Poetry written by 5RAR veterans who served during the Vietnam War and veterans of Afghanistan, Iraq and Timor-Leste
The Saddest Day of All - A poem about a returning veteran from the Vietnam War and the protest his battalion received on their return home.
Red Ants - A Digger's humourous relationship with the Vietnamese Red Ant.
Red Line - Boom and zoom - A poem about military cameraman
A Regimental Reverie - A poem dedicated to the Australian Vietnam veteran infantry soldier
Do You Remember? - A Poem about a tragic mine incident involving the soldiers of B Company and the heroism displayed by the battalion's RMO, 'Doc White.'
Echoes of Remembrance - To the memory of those 5RAR soldiers who died during the Vietnam War, and to all those who made the ultimate sacrifice.
Why The Rough Men Go - A Poem about one Australian soldier's reason to serve his country
Where the Rubber Grows - Poem about the Battle of Long Tan
The Saga of Nui Dat - A humourous poem about D Company 5RAR upon Nui Dat Hill penned by the battalion's padre Father John Williams.
Shadow - a soldier's dog senses his master's death and disappears
The Slouch Hat - A poem about the Australian Soldier's iconic slouch hat.
A Soldier's Self-Epitaph - A Poem about a soldier's thoughts on he would be though of if he was killed in action
Song of Australia's Infantry - A poem about the character of the Australian Infantry soldier
Stretcher Bearers - A poem praising the bravery of the 5RAR stretcher bearers during the Vietnam war.
The Infanteer - A poem of the deeds of the brave Australian infantrymen of World War Two
THE SOLDIER AND HIS DOG - A poem, and true story about Marinko 'Tich' Tomas' dog 'Shadow' weird behaviour after the death of Tich.
Birthday for the Tiger - A poem about the soldiers of the 5th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment
Tigers' in the Sky - A poem about our dead during the 5th battalion's first tour.
We the Unlucky - An angry Australian Vietnam veteran's feelings about the war.
Unpopular at Home - An Australian soldier's response to the negative Australian public.
A Veteran's Wishes - A poem about the consequences of PTSD
Vietnam War - A poem about the consequences one Australian soldier is dealing with as a result of the Vietnam War
Vietnam - A poem of the Vietnam war envisioned by a modern Australian Soldier
The Song - Warburton Mountain - Video, tune and lyrics to the song, 'Warburton Mountain'. The Nui Dinh hills west of Nui Dat were known as Warburton Mountain
Warrior's Sunset - A poem from an old Australian Vietnam Veteran who reflects back over his years of service.
We Were Only 20 - Poem of the experiences by an Australian soldier of the Vietnam War.
http://www.5rar.asn.au/reference/
106 mm Recoilless Rifle - Specifications for the 106 mm Recoilless Rifle
24 HOUR AUSTRALIAN RATION PACK INSTRUCTIONS & CONTENTS - A list of contents and menu types of Australian Army ration packs during the Vietnam war
Browning M1919 .30 Calibre Light Machine Gun - Specifications for the Browning M1919 30 Calibre Light Machine Gun
Specifications Carl Gustav - Specifications for the Carl Gustav 84mm recoilless rifle anti-tank weapon
http://www.5rar.asn.au/retreats/
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http://www.5rar.asn.au/reunion/
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Wreath Laying AWM -
C Company Reunion 2016 - drinks - C Company Veterans enjoying mateship
C Company Reunion 2016 - awards - Don Harrod receiving his well earned reward
C Company Reunion 2016 - Speech - CO giving a speech at the reunion dinner
C Company Reunion 2016 - CO, Colin Khan - CO Colin Khan
C Company Reunion 2016 - Speech - Some of the men of C Company
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http://www.5rar.asn.au/served/
Those Who Served in the Republic of South Vietnam - the nominal roll of the members of the 5th Battalion The Royal Australian Regiment who served in the Republic of South Vietnam
http://www.5rar.asn.au/smoko/
Murphy's Law on Combat Operations - If it's stupid and it works, it aint stupid.
The Parable of the Kit Inspection - A humourous tale of the Aussie Kit Inspection written in Biblical English.
http://www.5rar.asn.au/soldiers/
5RAR Advance Party 2nd Tour - Recounts the experience of flying from Australia to Nui Dat and the worries encountered
Thoughts of a Digger - A veteran's article about his service and the uncaring government.
My thoughts on arrival in Vietnam - A 5RAR soldier's impressions on arrival in South Vietnam 1969
AWOL... An Adventure in Vietnam - an article about a group of 5rar soldiers training local Vietnamese to defend themselves
Blondes, Bombs and Bunkers - Australian soldiers spotting a blonde enemy and then with the help of the USAF and RAAF destroy a VC bunker system
A Blonde VC? - The sighting of a fair skinned man with some Vietnamese VC.
Bullets and Bootlaces - An article about an Australian Vietnam Veteran's Flash Back more that 30 years after the war.
Nui Thi Vai Mountain - An article about an Australian soldier's experience during Operation Queanbeyan in the Nui Thi Vai Mountains
Train Windows, Books & Parting Crimson Curtains - An article about a 5RAR Veteran's defining time during the Vietnam War
The Tiger Strikes! - An article about a 5RAR veteran's involvement in an ambush and the loss of a mate.
On... 'The Gun' - An article about the difficulties faced by an Australian soldier on night gun sentry during the Vietnam War
Technicolour Death - Australian soldier's experience about mines in the Vietnam War
Pioneers Move Up! - An article about Assault Pioneers from 5RAR struggling with enemy soldiers hidden in caves during Operation Queanbeyan on the Nui Thi Vai mountains 1966
"The J" - An article about the jungle environment faced by the Australian soldiers of 5RAR
Caution! He is bravest who does not fire - Friendly fire and bumping into your own forces during the Vietnam War
Get Up Get Over Get Out. Boot camp and corps training '60s style (1 of 3) - An article about an Australian soldier's experience during his basic and infantry corps training prior to his
The Changes - An article about the fundamental changes in army barrack-room like between the Australian soldier of the 60's and 70's and those of today.
A night ambush in the village of Dat Do - An article about an Australian ambush in the village of Dat Do during the Vietnam War
5RAR on operations in South Vietnam 69-70 - An article about a day on operations for the soldiers of 5RAR
Assaulting a bunker system - An article about soldiers of 5RAR assaulting a Viet Cong Bunker System During the Vietnam War
Three-Way Ambush - An article about the Australian soldier's strategy in ambushing during the Vietnam War
Rules of Engagement - An article about a day in the lif of a 5RAR soldier on patrol during the Vietnam War
Searching & clearing the caves Nui Thi Vai Mountains - An article about 5RAR soldiers searching and clearing the caves of Viet Cong soldiers on the Nui Thi Vai mountains during the Vietnam War
Close Leashed Page 1 of 2 - Soldiers of 5RAR dealing with the civilian population of Phuoc Tuy Province during the vietnam war.
The Kidnapping of Col Joy - 5RAR soldiers kidnap Col Joy during a concert at nui dat
My Dairy - The Ambushes of February 1970 - A 5RAR soldier recounts the ambushes he was involved in against the VC during the Vietnam War
Forward Air Control (FAC) Mission - Roger Lambert of 5RAR accompanys a USAF pilot flying a Cessna O-2 on a Forward Air Control mission during the Vietnam War
'Nashos, 'Reos' and 'Regs' - An article about National servicemen and regular army merging together as one during the Vietnam War
I was a 'Baby Boomer' - An article about a boy growing up and joining the Australian Army and serving in the Republic of
National Servicemen, Before, During and After the Vietnam War - A Soldier's view on National Servicemen during the Vietnam War
Home Coming 21 January 1970 (Page 1) - Page one of four about an Australian soldier returns Home from Vietnam with unexpected results
Land Clearance Operations - 5RAR was involved with American Land Clearing Teams to deny the VC jungle cover
A Letter to Queen Elizabeth 11 - The queen's portrait is mistaken for an Australian officer's wife during the Vietnam War
An Open Letter from a Lucky Digger - An article about one veteran's view on his military life in the Australian Army.
The Wounding of Trevor Lynch - My Memories - An Australian Medic's experiences in treating the wounded during the Vietnam War.
"Magpie 31"Page 1 of 3 - Page 1: Platoon Commander Roger Lambert of 5RAR recounts the time when he called for the assistance of 2 Squadron's RAAF Canberra Bomber during a contact in the jungle in South Vietnam
Magpie 31 - Part 2 - 5RAR's 9 Platoon Commander Roger Lambert finally meets with the Canberra Bomber pilot who dropped 750 Lb bombs near his platoon
Mateship - A 5RAR soldier's "Mate" he has never forgotten.
My Vietnam Experience - An Australian soldier confronts his war-caused problems after the Vietnam War
Life For A Nasho - David Byran of 5RAR remembers his mate Leslie Farren of 5RAR killed in action Vietnam War
Pick 'Em Up! - An Australian soldier reminiscences about his time in the army
5RAR Reconnaisannce Platoon Christmas 1966 - Members of 5RAR Recce Platoon spending Christmas Day 1966 with ARVN soldiers and their families
The Reflections of a Battalion Medical Officer - 5RAR Battalion medical officer recounts the medical problems faced by soldiers of 5RAR during the Vietnam War
Fighting to Keep the Sand out of my Beer - The difference in conditions between the infantryman at the sharp end and soldiers at the rear echelon
A midnight yarn with 'Smithy' - An article about a 5RAR veteran's remembrance of a good mate killed by friendly fire during the Vietnam War
Once We Were Soldiers - Australian soldiers of 5RAR tell their stories of the Vietnam War
The Other Man - An Australian soldier's experience with death in combat
From the Memoirs of "The Reo" My First Ambush - A 5RAR Reinforcement's first ambush
Dear Mom and Dad - An article about an Australian soldier form 5RAR and the events he witnessed and the changes he experienced upon his return
HMAS Sydney 1966 - A 5rar digger's story of his trip to the Vietnam War aboard the HMAS Sydney
Training in Australia - Historical background of the Jungle Training Centre situated at Canungra Queensland and the role it played in training 5RAR soldiers for the Vietnam War
The Day the Sun Went Out - When members of A Company 5RAR travelling in trucks hit enemy mines
Letter to Uncle John - A letter from an Australian Vietnam veteran to an uncle of World War 2
Final Days of the Second Tour - The last operation carried out by 5RAR in the Vietnam War
Remembering Corporal Norman J. Womal MID - Neville Case, a mate who grew up with Norman Womal and joined the army with him, recounts the day he was killed in action
Working in the Middle--Life in Company HQ - The experiences of an Australian radio operator during the Vietnam War
http://www.5rar.asn.au/tales/
Three Re-Learned Lessons - story about a Australian soldier trying to outsmart his NCO
What's in a word - An article about the different meanings of certain words between Australians and Americans
Choose Your Weapons - story about signal platoon sergeant of 5RAR dealing with his superiors when he decided to carry a non-issue weapon
My Clasp Knife and Secateurs - An article about the importance of carrying your clasp knife and secateurs in the jungles of South Vietnam
How's This for a Cool Head,5RAR,Ron Shambrook - Article about Alpha Company 6RAR attacking a bunker system during Operation Bribie
Where are you Parker Hale D808? - About a Digger who takes his personal weapon with him on his tour of South Vietnam
Feed The Man Meat - a story about comparing the Australian and American Combat ration packs used during the Vietnam War
My First Contact - Story about a 5RAR reinforcement to the battalion and his first contact
Grenade Hand Frag HE M26 - An article on the M26 hand grenade and its uses during the Vietnam War
Ham and Lima Beans - American Rations issued to Australian Soldiers during the Vietnam War
Hoa Long Dance - Article about a Dance in the village of Hoa Long which never occured
INTSUM (Intelligence Summary) - Infantry do the killing, other corps see as their involvement
Closing the 'Mushroom Club (Aka The Charlie Company Boozer) - A story about The Duty Officer of Charlie Company 5RAR during the Vietnam war attempting to close the company's boozer
Thank Christ We Weren't in the Navy Mate! - Soldier of the 5th Battalion landing on HMAS Sydney compares his time in Vietnam with a sailor's life aboard the troop transporter
Night of the Living Dead - Article about the changeover from 5RAR to 7RAR and a new soldier's nightmare after watching a horror movie.
Once a Tiger... - An article about some of the tricks 5RAR soldiers got up to to relieve the boredom
5RAR Personalities - An article about the wonderful personalities that made up the officers and men of the 5th Battalion the Royal
A Really Good Porkey - A story of 5RAR's Recce Platoon decision to select a pig as the platoon's mascot
Overhead Protection - An article about a sapper's experiences when attached to A Company 5RAR during its second tour in South
Rats! - Story about the Vietnamese mistaking the Australian iconic kangaroo for a large rat
A True Yarn ... And A True-Blue Officer - An article about a 5RAR soldier's admiration for his company commander
"Robbo" - An article about a mad gambling 5RAR soldier during his tour in South Vietnam
Sapper Attacks Headquarters - A story about an Australian military engineer who is still green behind the ears when he is attached to A Company 5RAR during the Vietnam War
The Slouch Hat - The last slouch hat to be worn on operations during the Vietnam War
Tales From The Tiger - Humourus stories from 5RAR soldiers in combat during the Vietnam War
Thank God For Officers - An article about being out after curfew and his OC getting him out of trouble
The Safe ... Alias the Fridge - story about a hidden safe containing beer in the 5RAR lines in South Vietnam
'The Wart' - story about a 5RAR soldier who wants a wart removed from his penis and the practical joke played on him
Thirsty Tigers - An article about 5RAR during the Vietnam War
Opening of the Toilet - 5RAR gets the catholic padre to bless the newly erected toilet at Nui Dat
VC in a Kilt - story about an exasperated company commander telling BHQ that a VC was wearing a kilt
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Christmas Eve 1969 - story about A company 5RAR Christmas eve practical jokes
Christmas 1969 - Nui Dat - An Australian platoon commander's experience of Christmas Day 1969 at 1ATF Nui Dat
http://www.5rar.asn.au/tours/
5th Battalion the Royal Australian Regiment's First Tour South Vietnam - Historical and factual account of the 5th battalion's first tour in South Vietnam
5RAR's 2nd Tour of the Republic of South Vietnam 1969-70 - 5th Battalion Royal Australian Regiment served two tour in the republic of South Vietnam. This page is an overview of the 2nd tour.
The Battle of Binh Ba - on D Day, 6th June 1969, the 1st Battalion 33rd NVA Regiment fired on a passing Centurion Tank from the village of Binh Ba. For the next 48 hours 5RAR fought the Battle of Binh Ba. A large enemy force had been defeated.
Battle of Binh Ba - Describes the Battle of Binh Ba with schematic and aerial views of the village
Battle of Binh Ba-An account From a B Company Digger - On D Day 6th June 1969 the 1st Battalion 33rd NVA Regiment fired on a passing Centurion Tank from the village of Binh Ba. For the next 48 hours 5RAR fought the Battle of Binh Ba. A large enemy force had been defeated
The Enemy and his Tactics (Page 1) - The infrastructure and chain of command of the Viet Cong and NVA in South Vietnam. Page 1
The Enemy and His Tactics (Page 2) - The infrastructure and chain of command of the Viet Cong and NVA in South Vietnam. Page 2
http://www.5rar.asn.au/tributes/
The Cherry Tree Memorial Walk - Photograph and details of the Cherry Tree Memorial Walk
Tribute to Private Andrew Drummond - Tribute to the service of Pte. Andrew Drummond C Company 5RAR
Tribute to Corporal Henry 'Eyes' Suttor - Tribute to the service to Henry 'Eyes' Suttor 5RAR killed in action
Tribute to Private Leslie Thomas Farren - Tribute to the service of Pte. Les Farren 10 Platoon D Company 5RAR
Tribute to Major Ian 'Hoss' Hosie - Tribute to the service of Major Ian Hosie Platoon Commander 7 Platoon C Company 5RAR
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Tribute to WO2 Brian Kent London OAM DCM - Tribute to the service WO2 Brian Kent London who served both tours with 5RAR
Tribute to Lance Corporal Marinko Tich Tomas - Tribute to the service of L/Cpl Marinko Tomas C Company 5RAR
Tribute to Captain Robert Bruce Milligan - Tribute to the service of Captian Robert Bruce Milligan 2ic C Company 5RAR 1st Tour
Tribute to Private Matthew Linton - Tribute to the service of Private Matthew Linton 5RAR
Tribute to Private Robert Lyle Newberry - Tribute to the service of Private Robert Newberry 5RAR
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Tribute to Cpl Raymond Laurence Orchard - Tribute to the service of Cpl Raymond Orchard, C Company 5RAR 1st Tour
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Tribute to LT COL Reg Sutton - Tribute to the service of LTCOL Reg Sutton OC A Company 5RAR
A tribute to Ross Martin Tobin - A tribute to a 12 platoon D Company 5RAR soldier, Ross Tobin
Tributes to our Members - Tributes to the soldiers of 5RAR
National Memorial to the Australian Vietnam Forces - Photograph and background to the design of the Australian Vietnam veterans' War Memorial
http://www.5rar.asn.au/vale/
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5RAR Association Vale Page - Members of the 5th Battalion The Royal Australian Regiment who have passed away after their return from active service Vietnam
5RAR Association Vale Page A - H - Members of the Battalion from A - H that have passed on since returning from the Vietnam War
5RAR Association Vale Page I - P - Members of the Battalion from I - P that have passed on since returning from the Vietnam War
5RAR Association Vale Page Q - Z - Members of the Battalion from Q - Z that have passed on since returning from the Vietnam War
http://www.5rar.asn.au/video/
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The Man They Called 'The Anzac' - A song about Australian Soldiers of the first world war
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Before that bloody war - A song by Evan Jones who served with the battalion in 1969
Corporal Leslie 'Bull' Allen, 2/5th Australian Infantry Battalion - video documentary of Leslie 'Bull' Allen, stretcher bearer, 2/5th Infantry Battalion, who carried 12 wounded American soldiers out of the fierce fighting on Mt Tambu during the 2nd World War
The Dust of Uruzgan - A song by fred Smith about the death of Pte Ben Ranaudo of 1RAR
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Your Son In Vietnam - A song by Evan Jones who served with the battalion in 1969
TASK FORCE FOR VIETNAM - 5th Battalion The Royal Australian Regiment's farewell parade through the streets of Sydney and C Company soldiers with family and friends prior to boarding HMAS Sydney, May 1966
The Fighting Fifth - video of the 5th Battalion the Royal Australian Regiment's return to Australia after a year serving in the Vietnam War and the parade through the streets of Sydney
Men of Harlech Instrumental - Video of the instrumental version of 5RAR's slow march 'Men of Harlech'
5RAR Association Video Library - video clips of military life
http://www.5rar.asn.au/weapons/
.50 Calibre Browning Machine Gun - photograph, specifications and video of the.50Calibre Browning Machine Gun
75 mm Recoilless Rifle - photograph and specifications of the 75mm recoilless rifle
Browning 9mm Pistol - Description, specifications and video presentation of the Browning 9mm Pistol
Kalashnikov AK-47 Assault Rifle - photograph, specifications and video of the AK47 Assault Rifle
ANPRC-25 Communication Set - photograph, specifications of the ANPRC-25 Communication Set
Booby traps created by the VC during the Vietnam War - Illustrations of the types of booby traps used by the Viet Cong during the Vietnam War
Weapons and hardware used by the 'Tiger Battalion' Soldier during the Vietnam War - Photographs specifications and videos on various weapons used by the Australian Army during the Vietnam War
Colt 5.56mm M16 Automatic Rifle - Description, specifications and video presentation of the Colt M16 Automatic Rifle
L18A1 Claymore Mine - Specifications, photograph and video of the Claymore Mine
The M26 Hand Grenade - photograph and specifications of the M26 Hand Grenade
M29 81 mm Mortar - photograph, specifications and video of the 81 mm M29 Mortar.
GPMG M60 Machine Gun - Description, specifications and video presentation of the GPMG M60 Machine Gun
M72 66mm M72 Anti-Tank Weapon (LAW) Grenade Launcher - Specifications, Photograph and Video of the M72 anti-tank weapon
M79 40mm Grenade Launcher - Specifications, Photograph and video of the M79 Grenade Launcher
French MAT-49 Sub-Machine Gun - Description, specifications and video presentation of the MAT-49 Sub Machine Gun
AN/PVS 2 Starlight Scope - Weapons and equipment used by the 5RAR infantryman during the Vietnam War
9 mm Owen Sub-Machine Gun - Video, photograph and specifications of the Owen Sub-Machine Gun
Russian PPD 34 Sub-Machine Gun - photograph and specifications of the PPD 34 Sub-Machine Gun
RPD Machine Gun - photograph, specifications and video of the RPD Machine Gun
RPG-7 - Description, specifications and video presentation of the RPG-7
SKS Carbine - photograph, specifications and video of the SKS Carbine
7.62mm SLR Rifle Specifications - Specifications and video of the 7.62mm L1A1 SLR Rifle
M18 Smoke Grenade - photograph, specifications of the M18 Smoke Grenade
Russian Tokarev TT33 Pistol - photograph and specifications of the 7.62mm Tokarev TT33 Pistol
Kalashnikov AK-47 Assault Rifle - photograph, specifications and video of the Type 50 Assault Rifle
Chinese Type-54 Sub-Machine Gun - photograph and specifications of the Chinese Type-54 Sub-Machine Gun
Chinese Type-56 Assault Rifle - photograph and specifications of the Chinese Type-56 Assault Rifle
Weapons used by the VC and NVA - Specifications photographs and videos of some of the weapons used by the VC and NVA during the Vietnam War

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