One operation we were on was giving protective covering to an American land clearing team. Now this was different. It consisted of doing security patrols around the area of operations where they were doing the land clearing.
This is a technical article concerning lessons learnt by an MFC about navigating in the close-country and flat terrain of Phuoc Tuy province in Vietnam, and how to safely adjust indirect supporting artillery fire when uncertain of where the rounds would
On 20 April 1970, during Operation Townsville, W3 Coy moved some distance by APC from the bush down to the coast in a free fire zone – an area cleared of civilians within which artillery and aircraft could fire without