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By Effie Karageorgos

The South African and Vietnam Wars provoked dramatically diversified reactions in Australians, from pro-British jingoism at the eve of Federation, to the anti-war protest routine of the Sixties. against this, the letters and diaries of Australian infantrymen written whereas at the South African and Vietnam battlefields exhibit that their reactions to the warfare they have been combating have been strangely not like these at the domestic fronts from which they got here.

Australian infantrymen in South Africa and Vietnam follows those wrestle males from enlistment to the conflict entrance and analyses their phrases along theories of soldiering to illustrate the transformation of squaddies as a reaction to advancements in army technique, in addition to altering civilian opinion. during this method, the e-book illustrates the energy of a soldier's hyperlink to their domestic entrance lives.

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