Australia And The Vietnam War -

military history of australia during the vietnam war - australia s involvement in the vietnam war began with a small commitment of 30 military advisors in 1962 and increased over the following decade to a peak of 7 672 australian personnel following the menzies government s april 1965 decision to upgrade its military commitment to south vietnam s security, australia and the vietnam war the anzac portal - the vietnam war the vietnam war was the longest twentieth century conflict in which australians participated it involved some 60 000 personnel and grew from a limited initial commitment of 30 military advisers in 1962 to include a battalion in 1965 and finally in 1966 a task force, australia s vietnam war ghost soldiers vietnam veterans - malaya did not want anything to do with the vietnam war either it certainly didn t want to have the sabre fighters based in butterworth involved in the war, australia and the vietnam war peter edwards - australia and the vietnam war peter edwards on amazon com free shipping on qualifying offers in this landmark book award winning historian peter edwards skillfully unravels the complexities of the global cold war, conscription in australia wikipedia - conscription in australia or mandatory military service also known as national service has a controversial history dating back to the first years of nationhood australia currently only has provision for conscription during tim, u s allies in the vietnam war - australia next to the south koreans australia provided the most military support to the united states in the vietnam war conflict capital division, the casualty list vietnam veterans australia new zealand - a great number of us know about the butcher s list the 500 plus australians and new zealanders who were killed and died through various means during australia s involvement in vietnam during the period 1963 to 1973, boer war to vietnam national archives of australia - between 1899 and 1902 more than 10 000 australian soldiers sailed for south africa to support british troops engaged in the war against the boer settlers, australian involvement in the vietnam war rsl nsw - the vietnam war 1962 1975 served 49 211 died 520 wounded 2 396 men awarded the victoria cross 4 australian support for south vietnam in the early 1960s was in keeping with the policies of other nations to stem the spread of communism in europe and asia, vietnam veterans association of australia - vietnam veterans association of australia inc the vietnam veterans association of australia inc website has been designed with two purposes in mind, vietnam australia s longest war vvaa - web site of the vietnam veterans association of australia including information about australia s involvement in the vietnam war as well as a range of current issues relating to australian vietnam veterans, nominal roll of vietnam veterans - welcome to the nominal roll of vietnam veterans the nominal roll of vietnam veterans lists approximately 61 000 men and women who served in the royal australian navy ran australian army and royal australian air force raaf in vietnam or in the waters adjacent to vietnam during the conflict between 23 may 1962 and 29 april 1975, vietnam war draft the vietnam war - during the vietnam war about two third of american troops were volunteered the rest were selected for military service through the drafts in the beginning of the war names of all american men in draft age were collected by the selective service system, the history place vietnam war 1965 1968 - the vietnam war the jungle war 1965 1968 1965 january 20 1965 lyndon b johnson takes the oath as president and declares we can never again stand aside prideful in isolation, domino theory the vietnam war - domino theory came from the notion of containment that governed american foreign policy from late 1940s until 1980s it was basically said that if one country came under communist influence or control its neighboring countries would soon follow in a domino effect, commemorative events vietnam war commemoration - the vietnam war commemoration is conducted according to the 2008 national defense authorization act to help honor and pay tribute to vietnam veterans and their families, vietnam war resources pilsch - websources those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it george santayana the life of reason volume 1 1905 to vietnam veterans welcome home