New PDF release: Combat Battalion

By Robert Hall

This booklet explores the lifetime of Australian soldiers within the Vietnam conflict by way of targeting the stories of the lads of the 8th Battalion in the course of their 12-month travel on the top of the struggle. in addition to telling the tale of that journey, Combat Battalion examines intimately the problems and subject matters that come up in sleek battle, together with the response of squaddies to killing, ethical and immoral behaviour in strive against, the results of pleasant hearth on unit morale and team spirit, and styles of self-discipline between infantrymen on operations and on leave.

Drawing on interviews with infantrymen and reliable documents, Combat Battalion presents a correct account of the warriors in 8RAR and units the battalion's operations within the broader contexts of yank process and Australian operations, the politics of the Australian excessive Command and the general behavior of the war.

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