There are many myths and misunderstandings associated with
Australian involvement in the Vietnam War.
Here are some common beliefs or statements about the
Vietnam War. Decide whether you agree or disagree with each statement, and
then check your answer.
You might be surprised at what you find with some!
Australians were fighting an 'other people's war' in Vietnam.
National Servicemen were conscripted and sent to Vietnam against their
Australians strongly opposed involvement in the Vietnam War.
The election of Prime Minister Whitlam in December 1972 led to Australian
troops being returned from Vietnam.
The Australian community opposed conscription.
Most deaths of Australians in the Vietnam War resulted from combat with
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