Mechanic: Then and Now

Large image of four mechanics. One is bent over the unrolled tracks of the tank and holds a hammer.The remaining three mechanics are doing repairs on the body of a 1960s-style military tank; inset with a small image of two modern day mechanics working on the engine of a jeep inside a large tent. The jeep can be seen with the front hatch open and an empty engine bay.

Royal Australian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (RAEME) and B Squadron troops working on armoured personnel carriers (APCs). South Vietnam, 1970. AWM EKN/70/0442/VN

Australian Army mechanics work on a Bushmaster engine in the new deployable workshop in Afghanistan. Hamid Karzai International Airport, 2020. Defence 20200807adf0000000_001

AWM EKN/70/0442/VN and Defence 20200807adf0000000_001