Battle of Long Tan The Legend of Anzac Upheld

Battle of Long Tan The Legend of Anzac Upheld 1st ecition H/C Book


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


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 Delta 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:
Wear to dj and board edges clean pages - otherwise ok
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.
1st edition
Dimensions in mm :
145 x 225 x 22
Used Book
Weight in grams:
Cover Type:
Hard Boards with Dust Jacket
Nominal Roll ? :-
no - but has extensive personal names of soldiers and their operations throughout text.

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