7. From 6TTU to Vietnam – An APC for Australia

Posted on: Mon 30 May 2022

Episode 7.

Army Veterans Roger Tingley MC, Peter McDonald, John ‘Tiny’ O’Shea, David Childs and Craig Haydock. Navy Veterans Peter Manoel and Ron Sulman.

  • HMAS Sydney unloading in Vietnam; HMAS Hobart supporting land based forces.
  • Early days at Armoured Centre’s School of Armour with the APCs.
  • In Vietnam with the APCs including the Battle of Bà Rịa.
  • Brief summary of experience serving at 6TTU.
Presenter Craig Haydock. Producer Helen Meyer

Photo: Vung Tau, Vietnam C 1968. HMAS Sydney in the role of the Vung Tau Ferry. AWM no known copyright

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