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Australian Soldiers in South Africa and Vietnam: Words from by Effie Karageorgos PDF

By Effie Karageorgos

ISBN-10: 1350048585

ISBN-13: 9781350048584

ISBN-10: 1472585801

ISBN-13: 9781472585806

The South African and Vietnam Wars provoked dramatically various reactions in Australians, from pro-British jingoism at the eve of Federation, to the anti-war protest pursuits of the Sixties. by contrast, the letters and diaries of Australian infantrymen written whereas at the South African and Vietnam battlefields show that their reactions to the struggle they have been combating have been unusually in contrast to these at the domestic fronts from which they got here.

Australian infantrymen in South Africa and Vietnam follows those strive against males from enlistment to the conflict entrance and analyses their phrases along theories of soldiering to illustrate the transformation of squaddies as a reaction to advancements in army method, in addition to altering civilian opinion. during this means, the ebook illustrates the power of a soldier's hyperlink to their domestic entrance lives.

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