Vietnam War’s medical history to be rewritten to correct record on Agent Orange

14 Jul 2015

A new official medical history of the Vietnam War is to be written to correct the record on the Agent Orange controversy.

The council of the Australian War Memorial decided on the move after a long campaign by veterans dissatisfied by Barry Smith’s account in the original history.

Jim Wain, the national president of the Vietnam Veterans Federation of Australia, told veterans the “wonderful news” over the weekend.

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