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Vietnam Tunnel Rat's new challenge is rallying all to think bigger

Melanie Whelan
Updated June 11 2024 - 4:24pm, first published 11:23am
Former sapper and Tunnel Rat Bob Coleman ventures into underground Ballarat in 2013 to share his story and (inset) Bob with Diana Ferguson and Sebastopol RSL president Kevin Scott offering the scooter. Picture by Lachlan Bence
Former sapper and Tunnel Rat Bob Coleman ventures into underground Ballarat in 2013 to share his story and (inset) Bob with Diana Ferguson and Sebastopol RSL president Kevin Scott offering the scooter. Picture by Lachlan Bence

HIS mission was to crawl down shafts into the often elaborate underground networks of the Viet Cong. There were more than rats and spiders in the narrow labyrinth: documents, weapons, enemy soldiers and hospitals could be found and then destroyed.

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Melanie Whelan

Melanie Whelan

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