Christmas at Nui Dat, 1970

ID Number: CUN/70/0839/VN

Maker: Cunneen, William James

 

Nui Dat, South Vietnam. November 1970. Corporal Arthur Wallis, 21, of Preston, Vic, sharpening a knife in preparation for carving the three prime hams he has prepared for Christmas. He is one of 200 Army cooks who have been sharpening their wits, and their knives, to give Australian troops in Vietnam a slap-up Christmas lunch and dinner.

 

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Taken in November 1970