Clearance Diving Team 3 – 1st Contingent

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Data extracted from John Perryman & Brett Mitchell, Australian Navy in Vietnam: Royal Australian Navy Operations 1965 – 1972. p. 60-63. Reprinted with the kind permission of the Authors. Photographs from the Australian War Memorial Collection licensed under CC BY-NC Unit: Clearance Diving Team 3 Composition: LEUT M. T. F. Shotter, RAN POCD B.V. Clark LSCD P. Boettcher ABCD P.C. … Read More

50th Anniversary: South Vietnam’s 1967 Presidential election

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By Bob Hall and Amy Griffin Counterinsurgency campaigns are essentially politics with guns. Unlike conventional war, victory in counterinsurgency campaigns rarely comes through military action. Instead, although military action remains a key component of any campaign, counterinsurgencies tend to be resolved politically or diplomatically. This was well understood by the leaders of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (DRV) and the … Read More

Upcoming site features

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Progress Update – 16 August 2017 Updates coming soon We’ll soon be updating the website with the addition of data about 2 Squadron, Royal Australian Air Force, Canberra bomber (B-57) strikes. During the war the United States military collected data on every air sortie conducted in the campaign. The data includes the date, time, launch airfield, target location, ordnance used, … Read More

December 2016 Update

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This is a significant update that provides new ways of finding and exploring units and adds new ways for visitors to commemorate the fallen.

DVA funding secured

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We’re pleased to announce that the Department of Veterans’ Affairs has awarded us a grant under the Commonwealth Government’s Saluting Their Service Major Commemorative Grants Program, to continue development of the website.

Book Launch

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Launch address by Bob Hall, 30 September 2015 for the new book ‘The Search for Tactical Success in Vietnam’.