9th Battalion. Royal Australian Regiment. Vietnam Tour of Duty.

9th Battalion. 9 RAR Royal Australian Regiment. Vietnam Tour of Duty.

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9th Battalion. Royal Australian Regiment. Vietnam Tour of Duty. 1968-69. On Active Service
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History of the 9th Battalion Royal Australian Regiment
Vietnam Tour of Duty 1968-69 - On Active Service

 

 

 

The Battalion was raised in November 1967 and deployed to South Vietnam as part of Australia's commitment to the Vietnam War in November 1968. 9 RAR served a year-long tour of duty based out of Nui Dat conducting operations mainly in Phuoc Tuy Province as part of the 1st Australian Task Force.

An memorable tribute to the men of  9 RAR who served for Australia during the Vietnam War. A large book of 300+ pages has an extraordinary amount of stories and photographs most from private collections.
Each Operation of the Battalion is well documented with accompanying battle maps. In October 1969, a relatively new Lieutenant with the Battalion led his platoon in an assault on enemy bunkers. For his leadership and gallantry he was awarded the Military Cross. That Officer was Peter Gosgrove later to become the 26th Governor-General of Australia - General Sir Peter John Gosgrove AK MC

Since the printing of the First edition, this book has been sought after by collectors, researchers and Family historians. Dont miss this opportunity to obtain this important addition to the record of Australia's military history.
The book includes a full Nominal Roll and Honour Roll with photograph.

This book is a new reprint of the original 1st edition published in 1992.
It now includes an index of soldiers name.

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Book Condition:
PERFECT - NEW BOOK
Outer Cover on Book:
Hard Boards with Dust Jacket
Total Pages:
307
Publication Date:
new reprint of the 1992 1st edition
Dimensions in mm :
210 x 297 x 30 - A4

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