Australia and the Vietnam War by Peter Edwards

By Peter Edwards

The Vietnam warfare used to be Australia’s longest and so much debatable army dedication of the 20th century, finishing in humiliation for the us and its allies with the downfall of South Vietnam. The struggle provoked deep divisions in Australian society and politics, fairly when you consider that for the 1st time younger males have been conscripted for out of the country provider in a hugely contentious poll procedure. The Vietnam period continues to be pointed out with diplomatic, army and political failure.

Was Vietnam a case of Australia scuffling with ‘other people’s wars’? have been we actually ‘all the way in which’ with the U.S.? How legitimate used to be the ‘domino theory’? Did the Australian forces advance new tactical equipment in past Southeast Asian conflicts, and simply how winning have been they opposed to the unyielding enemy in Vietnam?
In this landmark e-book, award-winning historian Peter Edwards skilfully unravels the complexities of the worldwide chilly conflict, decolonisation in Southeast Asia and Australian household politics to supply new, frequently astounding, solutions to those questions.

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