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Author McNeill, Ian, 1933-

Title On the offensive : the Australian Army in the Vietnam War, January 1967-June 1968 / Ian McNeill and Ashley Ekins

Published Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin in association with the Australian War Memorial, 2003

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 W'PONDS  959.7043394 Mcn/Oto  AVAILABLE
Description xxix, 650 pages : illustrations (some color), maps, portraits ; 25 cm
regular print
Series The Official history of Australia's involvement in Southeast Asian conflicts 1948-1975
Official history of Australia's involvement in Southeast Asian conflicts, 1948-1975.
Summary Authors Ian McNeill and Ashley Ekins have had unrestricted access to official government records, including highly classified defence files. They have supplemented this material with extensive interviews with participants, personal papers and correspondence, discussions with former Viet Cong and communist Vietnamese histories. Their work is marked by unflinching critical analysis and candour about the successes and failures of the Australian Army experience in Vietnam and covers the Australian involvement in Vietnam at virtually every level, from the senior commanders and planners to the experiences of infantrymen on patrol and in contact with the enemy
Analysis Vietnam War
Australian Army
Military operations
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 612-623
Notes The Official history of Australia's involvement in Southeast Asian conflicts 1948-1975 no:8
Subject Australia. Australian Army -- History -- Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975
Australia. Australian Army -- History -- Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Australia. Australian Army -- History.
Australia. Australian Army -- Foreign service -- Vietnam.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Australia.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Participation, Australian.
Southeast Asia -- History, Military.
Australia -- Armed Forces -- Vietnam.
Australia -- Armed Forces -- History -- Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Australia -- History, Military -- 1945-
Genre/Form History.
LC no. 2003374242
ISBN 1863733043 :
Other Titles Australian Army in the Vietnam War, January 1967-June 1968