Now a major motion picture. This is the first time that those in direct command of Delta Company have shared their memories of the most significant battle fought by Australians in Vietnam, the Battle of Long Tan.
The Battle of Long Tan The Vietnam War was my personal introduction to this fascinating country. In 1966–67 I was a war correspondent ... In 2019, a film depicting the battle was released, called Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan.
But this isn't a perfect mission. Within hours it will all go to hell. This is the true story of the improbable rescue of ODA-525, told in the words of the men who were there, on the ground and in the air.
Long Tan portrays the wrenching, visceral experience of a man who has fought lifelong battles, in a story that he is only now able to tell. Harry can still hear the gunfire and smell the blood spilt at Long Tan.
I recently read a similar claim in UK Colonel Stuart Tootal's book Danger Close about 3 Parachute Battalion in Afghanistan – that after encountering IEDs and contacts few soldiers could give an accurate account of what, how and why the ...
Brimming with evocative settings, sharp dialogue and vibrant characters, this novel firmly positions Nette as one of Australia’s leading writers of hard-boiled crime.” —Alex Hammond, author of The Unbroken Line and Blood Witness ...
The Platoon Commander is an unmissable and devastating first-hand account of the realities and brutalities of war, and especially this war fought in jungles, not trenches, which would go on to bitterly divide Australians.