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By Effie Karageorgos

The South African and Vietnam Wars provoked dramatically varied reactions in Australians, from pro-British jingoism at the eve of Federation, to the anti-war protest events of the Sixties. by contrast, the letters and diaries of Australian infantrymen written whereas at the South African and Vietnam battlefields exhibit that their reactions to the battle they have been combating have been unusually 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 battle entrance and analyses their phrases along theories of soldiering to illustrate the transformation of infantrymen as a reaction to advancements in army technique, in addition to altering civilian opinion. during this method, the publication illustrates the energy of a soldier's hyperlink to their domestic entrance lives.

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