Battles

DANGER CLOSE: THE BATTLE OF LONG TAN

Late afternoon August 18, 1966 South Vietnam – for three and a half hours, in the pouring rain, amid the mud and shattered trees of a rubber plantation called Long Tan, Major Harry Smith (Travis Fimmel) and his dispersed company of 108 young and mostly inexperienced...

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NATION PAUSES TO REMEMBER THE KOREAN WAR ARMISTICE

NATION PAUSES TO REMEMBER THE KOREAN WAR ARMISTICE

NATION PAUSES TO REMEMBER THE KOREAN WAR ARMISTICE TOMORROW (27th July) marks 66 years since the Korean War Armistice was signed, ending three years of war in Korea. Minister for Veterans and Defence Personnel Darren Chester is encouraging all Australians to pause and...

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VIETNAM VETERANS’ DAY AND THE BATTLE OF LONG TAN

TODAY on Vietnam Veterans’ Day and the 52nd anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan, all Australians are encouraged to pause and reflect on the service and sacrifice of the men and women who served during the Vietnam War. Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Darren...

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