Battle Heroes and Humor In The RAR Korea Vietnam Book

Battle Heroes and Humor In The RAR Korea Vietnam Book


Battle Heroes and Humor In The RAR by Bill Parry

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This book is packed full of rare veteran stories about Royal Australian Regiment operations in the Malaysia and Indonesian confrontation, Korean War and Vietnam War. Of immense interest to Veterans but also to Family History researching RAR in Vietnam and Korean War.

Stories included are;
Hill 410 Korean War by Major Ron Perkins
Battle of Kapyong 3 RAR
The Korean War 1 RAR 1952 to 1953
Operation Blaze Hill 227
Operation Fauna by Gus Breen
The Foo Recalls Operation Fauna
The Battle of the Hook 2RAR by Bob Downey
The Hook by Major General DM Butler AO DSO
The Malayan Emergency
Sungei Siput Pipeline Ambush 2RAR
Indonesian Confrontation
The Malaysian Confrontation Sarawak 3RAR
Bukit Knuckle 3RAR
Vietnam War
Operation Hobart No Ordinary ol Bugle 6RAR
Long Tan Recalled 6RAR by Graham Smith
Long Tan from the Gun End by Jim King Royal Australian Artillery
Personal Reflection on the Battle of Suoi Cha Pa
Operation Coburg 2RAR
Operation Toan Thang Belmoral 3RAR
With Nine RAR in Vietnam
The Battle of the Long Hai Hills 8RAR
One Day in the Life of a Conscript 8RAR
The Battle of NUI Le Four RAR
Missing in Action 1RAR
in addition there are numerous humorous stories and poems.
The Orders of the Group, Canungra, Boredom the Soldiers Worst Friend, The Stock Take, Putting on the Ritz all by Harry Smith.
A humorous look at Regimentality At the Battle of Coral by Sergeant Les Burrows.
He died in Vietnam by Bob Lange

Importantly, there is also a 'nominal roll' of 3RAR from the Manning chart of those who were in Korea and on the postage strength of the Battalion from the 22nd to 24 April 1951.

Data sheet

Book Condition:
softcover boards worn on edge with old crease line. inside very good all pages held tight in bindings
Outer Cover on Book:
Soft Cover
Total Pages:
Publication Date:
1st edition Author Signed
Dimensions in mm :
155 x 230 x 20

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