Combat Battalion by Robert Hall

By Robert Hall

This booklet explores the lifetime of Australian soldiers within the Vietnam warfare by means of concentrating on the reports of the lads of the 8th Battalion in the course of their 12-month journey on the top of the warfare. in addition to telling the tale of that travel, Combat Battalion examines intimately the problems and subject matters that come up in glossy war, together with the response of squaddies to killing, ethical and immoral behaviour in wrestle, the results of pleasant fireplace on unit morale and harmony, and styles of self-discipline between squaddies on operations and on leave.

Drawing on interviews with infantrymen and legitimate files, Combat Battalion presents a correct account of the warriors in 8RAR and units the battalion's operations within the broader contexts of yank approach and Australian operations, the politics of the Australian excessive Command and the final behavior of the war.

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