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The Resource Vietnam : the Australian war, Paul Ham

Vietnam : the Australian war, Paul Ham

Label
Vietnam : the Australian war
Title
Vietnam
Title remainder
the Australian war
Statement of responsibility
Paul Ham
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This extraordinary, sweeping account draws on hundreds of unpublished sources and interviews with soldiers, politicians, medical practitioners, aid providers, entertainers and the Vietnamese people to reconstruct the epic history of a campaign that disfigured a country and divided the world, nations, families and friends
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ham, Paul
Dewey number
959.7043394
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975.
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Target audience
general
Label
Vietnam : the Australian war, Paul Ham
Instantiates
Publication
Note
First published: 2007
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [760]-783) and index
Contents
The place--Three thousand years--The French--Ho and Giap--The Red menace--The two Vietnams--Viet Cong--Enter the Americans----First contacts--The quiet Australian--The team--The Montagnard chief--1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment--The Iron triangle--Cu Chi----The Australian province--Nashos--To Nui Dat--The village--Long Tan-warnings--action--aftermath----All the way--with LBJ--Draft dodgers--R & R--February 1967--The minefield--The hamlet without a soul--To January 1968----The Year of the monkey--The Tet offensive--Coral--Balmoral--The air war--The press offensive--Body count--A politician's war----WHAM--Australian Viet Cong--Accelerated pacification--Binh Ba--Vietnamisation----Homecoming--Morale--Moratorium--Platoon--L ast days--'Baby-killers'----Endings--The North invades--The fall of Saigon--Cabramatta--Agents orange, purple, white, green, pink, blue--'Totally and permanently incapacitated'--Welcome home--Borne back ceaselessly into the past----Vietnam War Honour Roll--Units involved in Vietnam
Control code
000045351750
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Illustrated ed.
Extent
xiv, 812 p., [16] p. of plates
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780732289669
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.
Label
Vietnam : the Australian war, Paul Ham
Publication
Note
First published: 2007
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [760]-783) and index
Contents
The place--Three thousand years--The French--Ho and Giap--The Red menace--The two Vietnams--Viet Cong--Enter the Americans----First contacts--The quiet Australian--The team--The Montagnard chief--1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment--The Iron triangle--Cu Chi----The Australian province--Nashos--To Nui Dat--The village--Long Tan-warnings--action--aftermath----All the way--with LBJ--Draft dodgers--R & R--February 1967--The minefield--The hamlet without a soul--To January 1968----The Year of the monkey--The Tet offensive--Coral--Balmoral--The air war--The press offensive--Body count--A politician's war----WHAM--Australian Viet Cong--Accelerated pacification--Binh Ba--Vietnamisation----Homecoming--Morale--Moratorium--Platoon--L ast days--'Baby-killers'----Endings--The North invades--The fall of Saigon--Cabramatta--Agents orange, purple, white, green, pink, blue--'Totally and permanently incapacitated'--Welcome home--Borne back ceaselessly into the past----Vietnam War Honour Roll--Units involved in Vietnam
Control code
000045351750
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Illustrated ed.
Extent
xiv, 812 p., [16] p. of plates
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780732289669
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.

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