Long Tan Action, Vietnam: Expressions - Commemoration through Art


A printable resource to develop students understanding of Australia’s military service history through art. This activity features Long Tan action, Vietnam, painted in 1970 by Australian official war artist Bruce Fletcher. The artwork is a reconstruction of the Battle of Long Tan on 18 August 1966. Showing Australian, Viet Cong and North Vietnamese Army forces in battle amid a rubber plant plantation. Use the background context and inquiry questions to encourage student research and learning.

Series: Expressions - Commemoration through Art
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