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.,  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.