Historical information

On 26 August 1967 members of 5 Platoon, B Company, 7 RAR were lifted by United States Army Iroquois helicopters from their location beside the road leading to Dat Do, and returned to their base at Nui Dat in Phuoc Tuy Province. These soldiers had completed the cordon and search of the village of Phuoc Hai, part of Operation Ulmarra.


This iconic image is etched on the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial on Anzac parade in Canberra.

Physical description

Brown timber frame with grey mount containing photograph/print of three helicopters above group of soldiers in the field

Inscriptions & markings

Members of 5 Pl, B Coy, 7RAR
Just north of the village of Phuoc Hai,
In August 1967