Korea/Vietnam to 1972
Most Australian Army unit histories are based on units: infantry battalion, artillery regiments, engineer squadrons and the like....  
Jay Winter is Charles J Stille Professor of History Emeritus at Yale University....  
Just six kilometres after the bridge onto Phillip Island you will come across an unusual sight – an ex-military transport plane parked in front of an industrial style building in a paddock....  
As a result of the first attack and the growing threat to Andersen, the decision was made to reinforce the base with C Company, 3 RAR flown in by the time of the second attack two nights later....  
The Balloon goes up: The start of the Tet Offensive:...  
The decimation of Australian Army Sappers on standing patrol during the Battle of Fire Support Base Andersen, South Vietnam Tet Offensive 1968....  
The Road Not Taken is a biography of the adventurous life of CIA operative Edward Lansdale. It challenges our understanding of the Vietnam War – particularly the reasons why United States policy evolved as it did during the late 1950s and early 1960s....  
This book presents the experiences of fifteen medical personnel who served in South Vietnam in various capacities....  
Hue 1968 is the story of the centrepiece of the Tet Offensive and a turning point in the American war in Vietnam....  
In Their Time of Need documents this century-long commitment, focusing on the overseas deployment of defence and other personnel and equipment for broadly humanitarian goals, generally in response to a call for assistance after a natural disaster or other non-conflict related emergency....  
Here is another well-produced volume in the Australian Army History series. Each one of these books- there are now eighteen – is characterised by a high standard of scholarship, excellent presentation, good indexes and well-chosen maps and illustrations....  
Paul Moorcroft is a writer with four decades of experience in the subject matter covered in Dying for the Truth....  
Training for War examines the history of Headquarters 1st Division. The 1st Division was first formed in 1914 for service during World War I as a part of the Australian Imperial Force (AIF)....  
The southern half of eastern New Guinea (the Territory of Papua) came under Australian administration in 1902, following annexation by the United Kingdom....  
Destroy and Build explores the policy and practice of ‘pacification’ conducted by the 1st Australian Task Force in the Republic of Vietnam’s Phuoc Thuy province between 1966 and 1972....  
Michael White produced the first edition of his work back in 1992....  
Professor Edwards presented a fascinating review of some of the many myths surrounding the Vietnam War to an audience of 50 at the Pompey Elliott Memorial Hall, Wednesday 15 March 2017....  
David Cameron has succinctly encapsulated Australia’s most memorable battle of the Vietnam War. This work comes in three parts: background, the battle and the aftermath....  
Marking the 50th anniversary, The Battle of Long Tan is a detailed and well written account of one of Australia’s most significant battles during the war in South Vietnam....  
This lively panel discussion held at the Pompey Elliott RSL August 10 2016 in front of some 50 people....  
An international conference War Wounds: Medicine of Trauma and Conflict was conceived by Ashley Atkins and with his colleague Elizabeth Stewart developed the program that was convened by the Australian War Memorial in September 2009 with the support of the Department of Veteran Affairs....  
The cover image of Stone Cold suggests that this is a story about an Australian soldier who fought in South Vietnam, but Len Opie carved a reputation as one of the country’s fiercest infantrymen through three wars across 30 years....  
Conference roundup – MHHV Conference on Saturday 21 November 2015...  
Long Tan, August 1966, was chosen as the seminal Australian Vietnam battle by the Vietnam Veterans’ Association for a very good reason....  
Bombardier Larry D’Arcy of 102 Field Battery No. 3 gun, had not been concerned where the next FSPB was to be located....  
1RAR Mortar Platoon arrived at FSPB Coral at 5.00pm, around one hour short of last light....  
This paper is a selection from a larger thesis titled ‘Our guys were very good....  
Rear Admiral Sir Brian Stewart Murray was born at Glen Huntly, VIC on 26 December 1921 and was educated at Hampton High School, Melbourne. ...  
Australia and the Vietnam War by Peter Edwards...  
Lieutenant Colonel David Millie is an esteemed Friend of the Fort.  Apart from being President of the Queenscliff Point Lonsdale RSL, he is a personal friend and an army colleague....  
The war in Vietnam has left indelible impressions upon our society....  
Commencing as the Australian Flying Corps in 1913, Australian Army Aviation re-emerged during the Korean war of 1950-53....  
There seems to be a growing tide of commemoration of the involvement of Australian forces in the conflict which became known as Indonesian Confrontation. This is right and proper, because although Vietnam got all the headlines – and still does, the other shooting war in Southeast Asia in the 1960s was a natural outgrowth of...  
December 2012 marked the 50th anniversary of the arrival of the six Ton Class minesweepers of the 16th Minesweeper Squadron in Sydney and the commissioning of their base as HMAS Waterhen....  
Most who have been there, would agree that a visit to the National Vietnam Veterans Museum on Phillip Island is essential for any Australian. Not only does this unique museum present the story of Australia’s involvement in our most contentious conflict with its diverse collection, supported by smart technology, but it is also a sacred...  
A84-307 was constructed in July 1951 as a B1 bomber version of the English Electric Canberra and purchased at that time by the Australian government....  
For over a century National Service, or Conscription, has often been part of the Australian Army mix…...  
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