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7 Rar: The Two Tours in Vietnam 1967-68 & 1970-71: Through a Soldier's Lens



The 7th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment (7 RAR) is a regular infantry battalion of the Australian Army. It was originally raised in 1965 as part of Australia's commitment to the Vietnam War and it eventually served two tours in Vietnam in 1967 and 1971. In 1973, following Australia's withdrawal from the conflict, the battalion was amalgamated with the 5th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment to form the 5th/7th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment (5/7 RAR).

In 1967-68, the United States Marine Corps (USMC) was on the front line of the defense of South Vietnam's Quang Tri province, which was at the very heart of the Vietnam conflict. Facing them were the soldiers of the North Vietnamese Army (NVA), men whose organization and equipment made them a very different opponent from the famous, irregular Viet Cong forces. From the "Hi In 1967-68, the United States Marine Corps (USMC) was on the front line of the defense of South Vietnam's Quang Tri province, which was at the very heart of the Vietnam conflict. Facing them were the soldiers.

In 1967-68, the United States Marine Corps (USMC) was on the front line of the defense of South Vietnam's Quang Tri province. At the peak of the Vietnam War in 1967-68, the . Marine Corps and the North Vietnamese Army confronted each other in the DMZ that separated North and South Vietnam, and in the City of Hue. ". Marine Versus NVA Soldier" is an Osprey Combat Series book, well authored by David Higgins, with illustrations by Johnny Shumate. Well-recommended as a tremendous introduction to an important aspect of the Vietnam War and to the still very relevant topic of infantry combat. 9 people found this helpful.

3 RAR Vietnam 1967/68 Tour. The main body of the Battalion arrived Nui Dat on 27th December 1967. 3 RAR became the third battalion of the Task Force necessitating an extensive building programme to establish a further base camp in the south-eastern extremity of the base. While in Vietnam 3 RAR once again formed many close ties with supporting arms and services and the RAAF.

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1967-1968; Feb 1970-Mar 1971. 7 RAR was formed at Puckapunyal, Victoria on 1 Sep, 1965 as a part of the Australian Army’s build up for the Vietnam War. The Battalion subsequently served twice in Phuoc Tuy Province, South Vietnam. The first tour was from April 1967 and the second from February 1970. Both tours lasted approximately 12 months and during this time 7RAR was deployed on 48 operations. The colours and traditions are maintained by 5/7RAR in Darwin. Approximately 2,400 men served with the Seventh

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