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The Resource Vietnam : the Australian war, Paul Ham ; read by Peter Byrne, (sound recording)

Vietnam : the Australian war, Paul Ham ; read by Peter Byrne, (sound recording)

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Vietnam : the Australian war
Title
Vietnam
Title remainder
the Australian war
Statement of responsibility
Paul Ham ; read by Peter Byrne
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Seen as the last 'hot' frontline of the Cold War, the ten?year struggle in the rice paddies and jungles of South Vietnam unleashed the most devastating firepower on the Vietnamese nation and visited terrible harm on civilians and soldiers.Yet the Australian forces applied tactics that were very different from those of the Americans. Guided by their commanders' experience of jungle combat, Australian troops operated with stealth, deception and restraint in pursuing a 'better war'. Drawing on hundreds of accounts by soldiers, politicians, aid workers, entertainers and the Vietnamese people, Paul Ham reconstructs for the first time the full history of our longest military campaign. From the commitment to engage, through the fight over conscription and the rise of the anti?war movement, to the tactics and horror of the battlefi eld, Ham exhumes the truth about this politicians' war - which sealed the fate of 50,000 Australian servicemen and women. More than 500 soldiers were killed and thousands wounded. Those who made it home returned to a hostile and ignorant country and a reception that scarred them forever. This is their story
Cataloging source
VALP
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Ham, Paul
Dewey number
959.7043
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
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not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Peter Byrne
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Byrne, Peter
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  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975.
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Target audience
adult
Label
Vietnam : the Australian war, Paul Ham ; read by Peter Byrne, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Complete and unbridged
Control code
000043494394
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Extent
25 sound discs (CD) (31 hr., 22 min.)
Isbn
9781742140957
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
BAB 081165
Label
Vietnam : the Australian war, Paul Ham ; read by Peter Byrne, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
Complete and unbridged
Control code
000043494394
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Extent
25 sound discs (CD) (31 hr., 22 min.)
Isbn
9781742140957
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
BAB 081165

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