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Battle of Long Tan The Legend of Anzac Upheld

Battle of Long Tan The Legend of Anzac Upheld

The Battle of Long Tan The Legend of Anzac Upheld ' Lex McAulay. used book.

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This Australian Vietnam War book ' The Battle of Long Tan The Legend of Anzac Upheld ' is by Lex McAulay.

The most notable Australian Battle of the Vietnam War 'Long Tan". The date of the Battle of Long Tan which was the 18th August is now the date of Australia's National Remembrance of the Vietnam War- Vietnam Veterans' Day.

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: 500
  • Used Book YES
  • Total Pages: 186p - Has a list of men that took part in the Battle and were awarded Presidential Citation
  • Publication Date: 1986 1st edition hardcover - these books were published for the 20th anniversary of Battle.
  • Nominal Roll ? :- no - but has extensive personal names of soldiers and their operations throughout text.
  • Dimensions in mm : 145 x 225 x 22
  • Cover Soft (SB) or Hardback (HB): Hard Boards with Dust Jacket
  • Comment: 1st edition
  • Book Condition: ex library - few ink stamps entry pages otherwise no major problem

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