Tag: vietnam

Mar 12 2012

Australia’s Vietnam war ghost soldiers

This is an F-4C landing on Runway 5 at Ubon in late 1967. Photo by George Knowles Ubon 1967-68

“What did you do in the war, daddy?” How many children have asked their fathers this question for thousands of years? Most could answer truthfully. But the Royal Australian Air Force ghost warriors who fought a secret war in Thailand to support the troops in Vietnam have had to be silent for more than 40 years. …

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Mar 12 2012

War in Ubon — Mike Holt

Ubon 1967 “This is a chancre,” the medical officer said, pointing to a gruesome picture on a flip chart at the front of the room. “If you go unprotected with the local girls, this is what you risk catching.” He went on. “This is gonorrhea, another nasty disease that is prevalent here. There is a …

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