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A Company 5RAR boarding an armoured bridge-layer Operation Surfside - April 1969

A Company prepare to move to FSB (Fire Support Base) Bruise aboard an armoured Bridge-Layer 29th April 1969.

During April there were growing number of reports of enemy build ups in the area of the Ho Tram Cape. The headquarters of D445 Battalion with two companies was reported in the area east of the 'Long Green'. Aerial reconnaissance had also found that the beach in this area was being used by enemy shipping to land supplies for their installations in the Nui May Tao Mountain.

 

 

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