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War for the Asking: How Australia Invited Itself to Vietnam

Michael Sexton


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In 1965 Australia joined the Vietnam War. For many years it was believed that this decision made by the Menzies Government was made due to American pressure. Documentation uncovered by Sexton indicated that Australia had in fact volunteered troops well before April 1965.

240 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 21 cm. #0821 Vietnam War, 1961-1975 — Australia.

Previously published: War for the asking : Australia’s Vietnam secrets. Ringwood, Vic. : Penguin Australia, 1981.

Bibliography: p. 228-233.

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AuthorMichael Sexton
Number of pages240 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 21 cm.
PublisherNew Holland
Year Published2002
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