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By Bruce Davies

The 1st Australians devoted to serve in Viet Nam have been a gaggle of army teachers referred to as the Australian military education crew Vietnam. Their preliminary function: to aid within the education of the floor forces of South Viet Nam. yet battalion battles and artillery duels, the comfort of besieged camps, and cellular strike forces turned a part of the mosaic that observed this interestingly named unit forge a different bankruptcy in Australia's army historical past. The males Who Persevered is the tale in their war.

The AATTV was once in Viet Nam from July 1962 to December 1972. approximately one thousand Australians and eleven New Zealanders served with The staff' teams throughout a large spectrum of army posts through the South. The Team's historical past is printed in the course of the phrases of the boys concerned as their cables and studies talk about how Australia might be concerned militarily. the boys who continued additionally lays naked the frantic speed of battles in I Corps and the vital Highlands and tells a narrative of compassion as medics and different males made valiant efforts to aid the folk support themselves. And finally, it's a story of bitterness and betrayal because the West deserted their best friend and withdrew with nearly obscene haste to the comforts of home.

Many of the thoughts acknowledged the following haven't been instructed ahead of, yet age has now not dimmed the reminiscence of the ferocity of the battles or lowered the men's admiration for his or her comrades and their unit.

The males Who Persevered comprises a correct and specific nominal roll of these who served the place and whilst with The Team.

'The battle-scarred and bloody actions of the enduring yet lonely Australian military education staff in Viet Nam are penetratingly defined during this fantastically researched account. while you're in anyway attracted to Australia's overall involvement in Viet Nam you might want to own this book.' Brigadier John Essex-Clark, DSM, (Ret.)

'I used to be so much inspired via the heritage learn, which provides significantly to the careworn and ill-conceived participation within the first position. the tale reads rather well certainly and will definitely attract ex-AATTV participants, to the common public and most significantly offer an authoritative heritage for the longer term. Congratulations on a monstrous attempt to supply a certified and masses- wanted publication.' Colonel Alex Preece, DSO, MVO (Ret.) CO AATTV, 1965

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