Category: Veteran’s stories

The Battle of Long Tan – Video

  A tribute to those raw young Nasho’s who left Australia for a war unlike any other in history. A war that left so many of our soldiers broken and unloved when they returned home. It has taken years for Australians and the government to recognise those brave men and women. This video is a …

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Australia’s Vietnam war ghost soldiers

Agent Orange victim in Vietnam.

“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 because of the security blackout the government imposed on them, the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) ghost warriors who fought a secret war in Thailand to support the troops …

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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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