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Vietnam War - Australian Involvement

Australian involvement in Vietnam - Battle of Long Tan
Excerpt from Lex McAulay's book. Check out the links at the bottom of the page for more information

Vietnam War

Australian nurses in Vietnam
Dedicated to the Australian nurses that served in Vietnam between 1964 and 1972.

Brief history of the Australian Forces in Vietnam
Covers the period from 1962 - 1972.

Chronology of the Vietnam War - the Australian commitment
Brief overview with key dates and events.

Cu Chi Tunnels-The Australian Story
Describes the Aussie sappers who discovered the Viet Cong tunnel system in 1965. Includes a sketch and dimensions of the tunnels searched during Operation Crimp. Reproduced from the book "No Need For Heroes:The Aussie's who discovered the Viet Cong's tunnels" by Sandy MacGregor as told by Jimmy Thompson

Discovering Democracy - through Australia's involvement in the Vietnam War
Interesting article presented by Louise Hedfells.

A Grunt's view
An Australian soldier's personal view of the Vietnam War, gained while serving with 7th Battalion (PIGS) Royal Australian Regiment, from 1969 to 1971
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Impressions : Australians in Vietnam
An article from the AWM's database

Investigating the battle of Long Tan
Educational resource including maps, assessments of the battle, soldiers accounts, extracts from historical journals. From

Vietnam Veterans Association of Australia - Education Resources
Information on veterans affairs, and more general information on chronology of events, images, operation reports and maps, a critical analysis of Australia's entrance into war and other interesting links.
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Vietnam War - Australian War Memorial
Overview of Australia's contribution, the reactions of the people including protesters, US influence and some images. Do consult the links at the bottom of the page for further information.

Vets with a mission - Vietnam War
Of interest are the two central columns on the top bar - photos, and
history which relate to the Tet offensive, allies, operations by the army, navy and air force.
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