History Battle of Long Tan Vietnam 6th Battalion RAR By Veteran

History Battle of Long Tan Vietnam 6th Battalion RAR By Veteran

The Soldier's Story the Battle at Xa Long Tan Vietnam 18th August 1966

by T.Burstall

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This Australian Vietnam war book is a veteran's history of the Long Tan Battle
The Vietnam military book was printed 1986 1st ed hardcover ' The Soldiers' Story ' book by Terry Burstall.
As the Title states this was written by Burstall who took part in the Battle. What makes this book quite different to others on the Battle is that Burstall has been able to put together a very detailed diary of events which happened on that day.The most notable Australian Battle of the Vietnam War 'Long Tan". It was the late afternoon of August 18th 1966. For three hours , in the pouring rain, amid the mud and shattered trees of the Long Tan rubber plantation in Phuoc Tuy Province, the dispersed D company ( 6th Battalion ) of 100 Australians had been fighting for their lives , holding off a force of some 2500 Vietnamese.
Gaurantee this book is huge on Australian Vietnam detail and also has some great photo plates extremely clear high quality prints. 100% Australian Vietnam has a list of Soldiers taking part in the action and decorations awarded. We thank Major Harry Smith and D Company for their heroic stand and remember our 17 brave boys who lost their lives -
Lest We Forget
Sharp , Jewry , Aldersea , Drabble , Kenny Gant , Grant , Grice , Houston , Large , A. F. McCormack , D.J. McCormack , Mitchell , Salveron , Thomas , Topp , Wales , Whiston.
  • Weight in grams: 408
  • Total Pages: 188
  • Publication Date: 1986 edition hardcover
  • Nominal Roll ? :- Has a list of men that took part in the Battle and were awarded Presidential Citation
  • Cover Soft (SB) or Hardback (HB): Hard Boards with Dust Jacket
  • Book Condition: used book - slight shelf wear to board , light wear dust jacket edges , moderate uniform page age toning, otherwise no other major problems

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