Tag Archives: Vietnam war

MUNGO MacCALLUM. Long Tan – minding our manners.

  It is entirely understandable that Australian veterans were disappointed by the Long Tan commemoration stuff up; it is clear that the negotiations, such as they were, between the governments in Hanoi and Canberra were misconstrued, probably on both sides. … Continue reading

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Cavan Hogue. The new Vietnam.

​We seem to be rushing forward to the past in the Middle East and it looks increasingly like a rerun of Vietnam which began with a request from the Saigon Government (that we had to ask for), initial popular support … Continue reading

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