Students had a history lesson with a difference thanks to a travelling museum and the contribution of Vietnam veterans.
The Nambus visited schools in Port Macquarie, Laurieton and Kempsey to educate students about Australia's involvement in the Vietnam War.
The bus has been converted into a mobile museum equipped with memorabilia, photographs and displays including a diorama of the underground tunnel system.
Local Vietnam veterans joined the Nambus crew members to share their stories.
Veteran Support Centre committee member Barry Lynch said it was a two-way process - telling their stories was therapy for the veterans, while students were educated about the Vietnam War.
The veterans took students on a journey back to the 1960s, and the conscription era, and shed light on the conflict and its aftermath.
The Nambus visited schools in the area between Monday, June 7 and Friday, June 11.
Nambus crew member Lindsay Thomson's association with the mobile museum dates back to 2004.
He said the Nambus was a saviour for a lot of the veterans who were able to put something back into the community.
Mr Thomson said the Nambus project enhanced students' knowledge about the Vietnam War.
He said students could get so much out of books but there was nothing like talking to the veterans.
The Vietnam War, from 1962 to 1975, involved 60,000 Australian personnel.
The impacts of the Vietnam War are still felt today.
The war claimed the lives of 521 Australians and more than 3000 were wounded.
The conflict whipped up social and political dissent in Australia.
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