Battle of Binh Ba
Centurion tanks from the Australian 1
Armoured Regiment awaiting orders to move forward on the assault
with elements from 5RAR.
The battle raged over
two days with the Australians defeating the 1st Battalion 33rd
Regiment NVA and clearing the village of Binh Ba.
Initially it was
thought that the heavy Centurions would be too heavy for the
topography of South Vietnam, but they proved themselves time and
time again, particularly against entrenched VC and NVA in deep
For more on the
battle of Binh Ba see the
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