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The Soldier"s Story

The Battle at Xa Long Tan Vietnam, 18 August 1966

by Terry Burstall

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Published by Univ of Queensland Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975,
  • Long Tan, Battle of, Vietnam,,
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975,
  • Long Tan, Battle of, Vietnam, 1966,
  • Participation, Australian,
  • Personal narratives, Australia,
  • Personal narratives, Australian,
  • History: World

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages188
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7774436M
    ISBN 100702220027
    ISBN 109780702220029


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