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

History Battle of Long Tan Vietnam 6th Battalion RAR By Veteran 1st Ed H/C


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 in 1986 ' The Soldiers' Story ' book by Terry Burstall (Delta 12 Platoon 6RAR Battle of Long Tan).
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.

Data sheet

Book Condition:
Used Book - bumped corners of boards, uniform age toning to pages, pages held tight in bindings- otherwise no other major problems
Outer Cover on Book:
Hard Boards with Dust Jacket
Total Pages:
Publication Date:
1986 1st hard cover edition
1st edition
Weight in grams:
Nominal Roll ? :-
Has a list of men that took part in the Battle and were awarded Presidential Citation

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