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Flag lowering ceremony, Vietnam (4th of 5)

Flag lowering ceremony, Vietnam

The Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment flag and the Royal Australian Regiment flag are lowered for the last time at Nui Dat, South Vietnam, in November 1971. Australians and New Zealanders had operated at the base as part of the ANZAC Battalion for over five years.

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Australian War Memorial
Reference: CUN/71/0536/VN
Photograph by William James Cunneen

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Philippa Mein Smith, 'Australia and New Zealand - Defence and security', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/33132/flag-lowering-ceremony-vietnam (accessed 12 December 2019)

Story by Philippa Mein Smith, published 20 Jun 2012