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This gallery shows photos taken by Sgt. Terry Edwinsmith on Civic Action Patrols during his time as a chalkie at Taurama Barracks in 1967 -68. He described these events in a letter home.

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6 02 ‘Caribou’ at Jackson’sStrip

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6 04 Sgt Tribuna, D Coy 1PIR

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6 05 Wanigela (NorthernDistrict)

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6 07 Wanigela Anglican Mission

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6 08 From the hospital

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6 10 Canoes carried luggage

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6 11a 2Lt John Adcock

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6 12 Crossing a ‘River’

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6 13 HouseUp in CoconutPlantation

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6 14 Looking up the Coast

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6 15 Crossing a river mouth

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6 16 Watch for crocodiles

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6 17 Dry out, Hook up (Hook’em)

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6 18 Paddle beats walking

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6 19 WasWas Long Creek

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6 20 Pte (Ig) Esa, KanaksWatch

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6 21Ptes Karai & Makley(Sgt Haus)

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6 22 House up

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7 01 2Lt Dick McEvoy,John Adcock

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7 03 Northern District 5-4-1968

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7 04 (2) Towards Binduguni

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7 05 In a rain forest

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7 06 In a swamp

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7 07 Pte Esa D Coy Patrol (garden)

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7 08 House near garden

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7 09 Track Passing House

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7 10 Rest in rain forest

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7 10a NorthernDistrict in March’68

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7 10b Northern District crossing

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7 11 Cross to Bininguni MilneBayDist

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7 12 NorthernDist to MilneBayDist

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7 13 Camp nr Village Guest House

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7 14 Section Commanders’ Conference

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7 15 AirDropSupplies10&12Platoons

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7 16 Air Drop of Supplies

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7 17 Villagers watch unpack supplies

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7 18 Waterfall D Coy April1968

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7 19 PalmSunday7-4-68 Camp

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7 20 Walk in forest

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7 21a Walk through Village

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7 22 Looking back to NothernDistrict
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