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Vietnam War 1962 - 1975
Vietnam War 1962 - 1975
'30 Viet Cong tunnels' (Video)
… it's just the smell of Vietnam and the smell stays with you for the whole time that you're there, until the time you leave.
'Return to Long Tan' (Video)
'Save Our Sons'
Save Our Sons (SOS) was established in 1965 in Sydney but soon other groups formed under the SOS banner across the country.
108 Field Battery in action (Video)
In the recent 'Operation Paddington' in Phuoc Tuy Province, Vietnam, the 105 millimetre towed howitzers gave invaluable artillery support. Officers and troops of Australia's 108th Field Battery, 4th…
As well as Caribous and helicopters, the RAAF sent No. 2 Squadron to Vietnam in April 1967.
The RAAF began its service in the Vietnam War on 8 August 1964 when three Caribou aircraft of the RAAF Transport Flight Vietnam landed at Vung Tau.
A second RAAF service began in Vietnam on 3 May 1966 when an advance party from No. 9 Squadron arrived at Vung Tau.
9 Squadron RAAF detachment
In 1967 No. 9 Squadron was operating in direct support of the 1st Australian Task Force at Nui Dat.
A letter of warning from Vietnam
This is to inform you that as of........................ 196 , a certain mudhound water-soaked and slightly crazy individual known as......................... is leaving our little City of...................... securely nestled among the jungles and rice paddies, located in the Southern part of a semi-tropic country in the Far East known as The Republic of Vietnam.
In early 1967, Brigadier Stuart Graham, the new Australian Task Force Commander, drew up plans for a barrier minefield which he believed would sever a vital Viet Cong supply route, preventing their
A war correspondent in Indo-China
I was fortunate that I'd had more than 16 years experience as a journalist in Australia, Britain and Papua New Guinea before becoming an ABC News correspondent in south east Asia in December 1967. I was also fortunate in having had quite a bit of military experience as a school cadet, a National Serviceman, as an NCO in the Papua New Guinea Volunteer Rifles, and as a Reserve officer at PNG Command Headquarters. Many of my fellow correspondents, including a few Australians, were far less experienced in journalism - and some had no military training whatsoever.
Adrian William Rich
The conflict in Vietnam ended up engulfing neighbouring Cambodia and Laos.
Aftermath of Binh Ba
The Australians in Binh Ba had been lucky: Teeling was the only man killed. Many years later his niece, Sandy, visited Vietnam.
Part of the United States (US) strategy against the Viet Cong and North Vietnamese was to deny them cover and food.
Alan Charles Fawns Wilkinson
Alan Clarence Bloxsom
Alan Douglas Jellie
Alan John Cooper
Alan Leslie Duncuff
Alan William Ahearn
Alastair Bridges - First impressions of Vietnam (Video)
Alastair Bridges - Post traumatic stress (Video)
Alastair Bridges - Returning home (Video)
Alastair Bridges - SAS insertions (Video)
Albert Lesley Casey
Alec Ernest James Bell
Alexander Hendry Taylor Fotheringham
All the way with LBJ
The Vietnam War, in essence a conflict between North Vietnam and South Vietnam, had wider implications because of North Vietnam’s communist associations.
Allan Brian Moss
Allan Graham Pattison
Allen Roy Brown
Anthony Austin Casadio
Anthony Edward Hollis
Anthony Edward Loughran Waring
Anthony Peter Siggers
Anthony Thomas Purcell
Anthony Vincent Quigley
Antony Jefferey Huelin
Archibald Stanley Williams
Armour played a vital role during Australia’s war in Vietnam. The ubiquitous armoured personnel carrier made its first appearance in the conflict during mid-June 1965 as part of the 1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, in Bien Hoa Province.
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