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We're right behind you!

Paul Hasluck, then Minister for Defence, expresses support for the American effort in Vietnam, despite concerns at the time about the equipment being used by the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF). Paul Hasluck later became Sir Paul Hasluck and The Governor General of Australia.

This cartoon was done for The Saturday Evening Mercury Tasmania, prior to Jeff introducing his trademark hook. The cartoon icons were the famous rhubarb tin - inspired by the 'rhubarb' asides in the Goon Show - and the inclusion of Jeff's two sons who are seen parachuting to earth together with their father!