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Long Tan

Harry A. Smith

Long Tan

the start of a lifelong battle

by Harry A. Smith

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHarry Smith, Vietnam 1966/67, with: Toni McRae
    ContributionsMcRae, Toni, author
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS558.4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination324 pages
    Number of Pages324
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27198559M
    ISBN 101922132322
    ISBN 109781922132321
    OCLC/WorldCa910309430

    COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.   The extraordinary claim is contained in a new bookLong Tan, The Start of a Lifelong Battleby the commanding officer of Delta Company 6RAR at .

    Long Tan is the archetypal instance of the paradigm of western troops winning the battle but losing the war. (Se for instance, the latest Soldier of Fortune (January ) cover story: "American courage and firepower won the day--even when massively outnumbered--time and again in Vietnam.") While this film does attempt to include the point.   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 came to symbolise Australia's year Author: Lindsay Murdoch.

      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.   All said, Long Tan feels like a work in progress. Once loose threads are trimmed or sewn back into this sprawling tapestry, the show should become a more moving portrait of the horrific human impact of the Vietnam War. Long Tan continues at the Space Theatre until Saturday, April 8. Photography: Kate Pardey.


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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. It is difficult to get a hold of. The Battle of Long Tan As Told By The Commanders. Publisher: Allen & Unwin, 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(25). 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 Long Tan book the extent of my knowledge of the battle/5. 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 /5(26).

In his book The Battle of Long Tan: The Company Commander’s Story, Smith wrote: “As though we were all at a ladies’ tea party in downtown Toorak, Author: Susan Chenery.

"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 /5.

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 internationally-acclaimed documentary Long Tan: the True Story investigates the famous battle of Long Tan, Vietnam, when D Company, a patrol of untried Australians, held off repeated attacks by two heavily-armed Viet Cong regiments.

For the Viet Cong, this was to be a master stroke—annihilate the soldiers of two nations, forcing Australia and New Zealand to withdraw from Vietnam. The Battle of Long Tan Hardcover – January 1, by Lex McAulay (Author) › Visit Amazon's Lex McAulay Page.

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Battle of Long Tan - the Morning After Historical Film - Vietnam War Martin Walsh. Loading Unsubscribe from Martin Walsh. The morning after the Battle of Long Tan. Augmarks the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan, Australia’s first major conflict in the Vietnam War.

In that battle, a small group of soldiers from Australia and New Zealand defeated a much larger enemy force. Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan. 37, likes 1, talking about this. A true story of ordinary soldiers who fought and defeated an enemy force of 2, and became extraordinary heroes/10(1).

Long Tan was only one afternoon’s work. More ripples. More battles. Thousands of Infantry soldiers served in Viet Nam. Thousands walked the weeds, patrolled, stood sentry duty, lay awake overnight on ambushes. They might not all have had a Long Tan, but they all knew another Long Tan was possible.

The Battle of Long Tan was over. With the battle’s conclusion, and despite the desire of some D Company members to immediately return to 11 Platoon’s location, Lieutenant Colonel Colin Townsend, the (Commanding Officer of 6RAR whom arrived with the APCs), made the decision to pull the Australians back to the western edge of the rubber.

Get this from a library. The soldier's story: the battle at Xa Long Tan, Vietnam, 18 August [Terry Burstall]. The Battle of Long Tan in was Australia's first significant engagement of the Vietnam War. It is considered the defining event of Australia's experience in the war, and the anniversary of the battle - August 18 - is recognised each year by veterans.

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