Australian & New Zealand Troops in Vietnam 1962-72
By (author) Kevin Lyles
Vietnam ANZACS by Kevin Lyles
Book DescriptionThe Australian Task Force of infantry, tanks and SAS with attached New Zealand units, was probably the most consistently successful formation in Vietnam. It had a high proportion of experienced regular soldiers who had recently fought in Malaya and Borneo, widely admired by the US forces for their professionalism and expertise in jungle fighting - using tactics quite different from the US Army. ANZAC advisors served with the ARVN forces and US Special Forces in Vietnam for a full ten years and were very influential - members of this Australian Army Training Team also won all four of the Victoria Crosses awarded for Vietnam.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781841767024
(250mm x 184mm x 6mm)
Imprint: Osprey Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 25-May-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Kevin Lyles
Kevin Lyles is an expert on the history of the Vietnam conflict, and a talented illustrator of 20th century military subjects. He has illustrated several books for Osprey, and has also written titles on the US Army in Vietnam, a subject in which he has a long-standing interest. He lives and works in Hertfordshire, UK.
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