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Vietnam, the Australian dilemma

by Terry Burstall

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Published by University of Queensland Press, Distributed in the USA and Canada by International Specialized Book Services in St. Lucia, Qld., Australia, Portland, Or .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia.
    • Subjects:
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Australia.,
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Participation, Australian.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [304]-318) and index.

      StatementTerry Burstall.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS558.6.A6 B87 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxv, 329 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages329
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1518009M
      ISBN 100702224707
      LC Control Number93203729

      The Battle of Suoi Chau Pha (6 August ) was fought during the Vietnam War between Australian troops and the Viet battle took place during Operation Ballarat, an Australian search and destroy operation in the eastern Hat Dich area, north-west of Nui Dat in Phuoc Tuy ing a covert insertion the day before which had caught a number of Viet Cong sentries by surprise, A Location: Eastern Hat Dich area, Phuoc Tuy Province, . Any suggestions on books, not novels, about the Australian combat operations in Vietnam.I have visited the Long Tan Cross, but have little understanding of the significance. I met a few military advisers during the war at the province level in Quang Tri, but I think most were down g back in November in the southern area and would like to research things.

        Powerful and poignant, this book tells the story of two events – ambushes if you will – that happened during the same two days in October one in Vietnam, one at the University of Wisconsin. Australian/Harvard Citation. White, Elwood L. & United States Air Force Academy. Library. , Vietnam, an American dilemma / [compiled by Elwood L. White] U.S. Air Force Academy Library] [Colorado Springs, Colo. Wikipedia Citation.

        Australians in Vietnam; Photography, art and the war From the first moment of Australian involvement in until the present, the Vietnam War has been represented in a myriad of different ways. This essay will look at the photography taken during the war by Defence Public Relations staff and enlisted personnel, the work of official war.   America's Longest War: The United States and Vietnam, by George Herring (). Now in its fourth updated edition, based on new declassified information, it's .


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Analysis of various aspects of Australia's military involvement in Vietnam during the period Presents new evidence of Australia's Vietnam and its impact on US-Australian relations. Discusses such topics as the 'sanitised' reporting of facts by the military and government due to increasing community dissension at home.

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Written by Burstall who took part in the Battle of Long Tan the Australian dilemma book of August 18th Burstall refects in chronological order on the Australian involvement in Vietnam.

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If you want to understand Australia's part in the Vietnam War, this book is the best place to start. It has been written by the lead Australian Official Historian, Peter Edwards, as a short history to summarise the more expansive nine volume Official History of Australia's Involvement in Southeast Asian Conflicts Cited by: 6.

Draft evasion in the Vietnam War was a common practice in Australia and the United States. Significant draft avoidance was taking place even before the U.S. became heavily involved in the Vietnam large cohort of Baby Boomers allowed for a steep increase in the number of exemptions and deferments, especially for college and graduate students.

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THE VIETNAM DILEMMA. For last 50 years, Vietnam War has been one of the most emotionally and intellectually debated subjects in America and even globally. Was the Vietnam War a just cause. Nick Turse, in his book, Kill Anything that Moves, argues that a relentless drive toward higher body counts, a widespread use of free-fire zones.

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For Bruce Davies and Gary McKay, the history of /5(7). I rate this as the best book I have read on the Vietnam war from an Australian perspective. It is a comprehensive and well-balanced account of the war and Australia's involvement.

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The Australian forces barely rate a mention in the standard works. 2 And the story of the impact of the war on Australian politics and society is little known beyond Australia and often greatly misunderstood by Australians by: 1.

The last three were all awarded by the now-extinct government of the Republic of Vietnam. He received the PUC and the two Vietnamese unit citations.

For Australians, Vietnam remains one of most difficult - and controversial - wars we have fought. On the fiftieth anniversary of Australia's first involvement comes Vietnam: The Complete Story of the Australian War, for anyone who wishes to understand why Australia went to war, and who wants to make sense of the intensely unrelenting warfare.

For Bruce Davies and Gary McKay, the history of /5(2). The My Lai Massacre was one of the most horrific incidents of violence committed against unarmed civilians during the Vietnam War. A company of American soldiers brutally killed more than .It was a half-century ago that American troops stepped up ground operations in the Republic of Vietnam—and 40 years since the fall of Saigon.

Here is a collection of stirring images of the men.