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DANGER CLOSE: THE BATTLE OF LONG TAN

Set in Vietnam in 1966, this ambitious Australian war film examines the events leading up to 108 Australian and New Zealand soldiers triumphantly battling over 2000 North Vietnamese in a muddy rubber plantation called Long Tan. Based on true events, the soldiers were mainly conscripts aged around 20, most of whom had never experienced combat. […]

The road to Dealey Plaza ran through Algiers and Saigon

Most people over the age of 60 remember where they were when they heard that US President John F Kennedy had been shot in Dealey Plaza, Dallas in Texas. It was a defining moment in the young lives of the baby boomers. In the coming months you’ll be reading and hearing a lot about the […]