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The battle of Long Tan

The battle of Long Tan

as told by the commanders to Bob Grandin

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Published by Allen & Unwin in Crows Nest, NSW .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Australia. -- Army. -- Royal Australian Regiment. -- Battalion, 6th -- History.,
  • Long Tan, Battle of, Vietnam, 1966 -- Personal narratives, Australian.,
  • Soldiers -- Australia -- Biography.,
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Participation, Australian.,
  • Australia -- Armed Forces -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementHarry Smith ... [et al. ; edited by Bob Grandin].
    GenrePersonal narratives, Australian., Biography.
    ContributionsSmith, Harry., Grandin, Robert, 1940-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 332 p., [4] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages332
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18489875M
    ISBN 101741141990

      The Battle of Long Tan came about because of Prime Minister Harold Holt. After visiting U.S. president Lyndon B. Johnson in June , Holt co-opted Johnson’s campaign slogan, pledging that. Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan. 37, likes talking about this. A true story of ordinary soldiers who fought and defeated an enemy 5/5(1).

      Australian soldiers during the battle of Long Tan in Vietnam. Credit: Australian War Memorial The Battle of Long Tan lasted just one afternoon, but it Author: Lindsay Murdoch. Get this from a library! The soldier's story: the battle at Xa Long Tan, Vietnam, 18 August [Terry Burstall].

      Harry Smith’s medals are displayed in the Long Tan display in the Vietnam Gallery at the Australian War Memorial. Long Tan, The Start of a Lifelong Battle published by Big Sky Publishing, RRP. The Battle of Long Tan Aug Crossfire Hurricane: the Battle of Long Tan deals with the largest battle fought by the Australian Forces in South Vietnam. Occurring in August , a patrol of the 6th Royal Australian Rifles (RAR) surprised a large force of Viet Cong (NLF) moving to attack the Australian base at Nui Dat.


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The Battle of Long Tan by Lex McAulay. Publisher: Arrow Books, This is the first book ever written about the Battle of Long Tan and it is a fantastic read and resource.

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Before this book I will admit that while I had read alot of books about WW1 and WW2 I had rarely read any about Vietnam. I had heard of long tan but that was the extent of /5. The Battle of Long Tan Kindle Edition by David W.

Cameron (Author) Format: Kindle Edition. out of 5 stars 4 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from 5/5(3). "The Battle of Long Tan (18 August ) took place near the village of Long Tan, in Phuoc Tuy Province, South Vietnam during the Vietnam War.

The action was fought between Australian forces and Viet Cong and North Vietnamese Army units after the This is a book that every Australian should read/5. A memorial called the Long Tan Cross marks the site of the The battle of Long Tan book.

This year, in addition to Vietnam Veterans Day celebrations across Australia, a group of Australian veterans was scheduled to hold a low-key service at the battle site itself before a “friendship dinner” with Vietnamese veterans and a memorial concert.

Long tan, Vietnam. 19 August Troops in a clearing in the rubber plantation examine some of the Viet Cong weapons captured by D Company, 6th battalion, the Royal Australian Regiment (6RAR), after the Long Tan battle. The battle of Long Tan is portrayed in Danger Close in almost real time and takes the audience on to the ground, into the mud, the noise, the confusion, the adrenaline of : Susan Chenery.

While the Battle of Long Tan is obviously pivotal to this book of Lieutenant Colonel Harry Smith SG MC, there is so much more. While the author brings a first hand account of the battle to the reader, he also offers insight into the life and times of an Australian soldier of the era/5(26).

Directed by Kriv Stenders. With Travis Fimmel, Toby Blome, Alexander England, Aaron Glenane. In Augustin a Vietnamese rubber plantation called Long Tan, young and inexperienced Australian and New Zealand soldiers are fighting for their lives against North Vietnamese and Viet Cong soldiers/10(K).

The ensuing Battle of Long Tan becomes one of the most savage and decisive engagements in ANZAC history, earning both the United States and South Vietnamese Presidential Unit Citations for. The Battle of Long Tan Documentary Late afternoon Aug South Vietnam -- for three and a half hours, in the pouring rain, amid the mud and shattered trees of a rubber plantation called Long Tan, Major Harry Smith and his dispersed company of young and mostly inexperienced Australian and New Zealand soldiers are.

Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Long Tan, Battle of, Vietnam, Long Tan, Battle of, Vietnam, -- Anniversaries, etc.

# Long Tan, Battle of, Vietnam. Robert Grandin was a helicopter pilot and in this book describes the key role the helicopters played in supplying the men directly involved in the Battle of Long Tan. The other contributors to this book - Harry Smith, Geoff Kendall, Bob Buick, Dave Sabben, Morrie Stanley, and Adrian Roberts - are commanders actively involved in the battle who.

Forthcoming book by Harry Smith - Long Tan: The Start of a Lifelong Battle - Big Sky Publishing, August FYI - there is a forthcoming book by Harry Smith, Long Tan: The Start of a Lifelong Battle, due out in August from Big Sky Publishing.

Given his (obviously) key role in the battle I would imagine this book will prove to be an B: This article has been rated as B-Class on the. Animated educational video for the Army Museum of Western Australia in Fremantle.

This tells the story of the Battle of Long Tan. The Battle of Long Tan by David W. Cameron,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(35). Danger Close Battle of Long Tan Seen the acclaimed motion picture Danger Close (see trailer below) - now read the book.

Those in direct command of Delta Company share their memories of the most significant Battle fought by Australians in Vietnam, the Battle of Long Tan 18th August A compelling account of Australia's bloodiest and most significant battle of the Vietnam War, in time for the battle's 50th anniversary, by critically-acclaimed war writer David Cameron.

The Battle of Long Tan by David W. Cameron - Penguin Books Australia. Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan. 37, likes talking about this.

A true story of ordinary soldiers who fought and defeated an enemy /10(1). I have read every book on offer in relation to the battle of Long Tan and being an amateur military historian I have visited Nui Dat and walked the Long Tan Battle site on 3 occasions.

What impressed me was the simple but effective manner in which the author described the situation leading up to, during and after the battle from the battalion.Long Tan: the True Story is the result of extensive original research, and tells the story of the battle through interviews with survivors from both the Australian and the Viet Cong sides of the battle.

The documentary offers an investigation into the cat-and-mouse game of intelligence and counter-intelligence which both sides engaged in.

The Battle of Long Tan lasted just four hours on August 18 inbut for Colonel Smith, Delta (D) Company's commander, the torment of his memories and a fight against those who managed the.