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This movie is set to hit theaters(Australian theaters I'm sure, but hopefuly there will be an international release) on August 8th.


This video gives you an idea of the Australian side of the Vietnam War. He also talks about the battle of Long Tan a little bit as well.



 
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looks like it could be a great movie-

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Looks promising. I enjoyed Gallipoli directed by Peter Weir. Sometimes the Aussie diaglogue is hard to understand.
 
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I think they have a new trailer out. It looks like a good movie:



Australian link for info on Battle of Long Tan



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Originally posted by ZSMICHAEL:
Sometimes the Aussie diaglogue is hard to understand.


That's one major benefit of watching at home, on disc or streaming. If you run into something like a heavy Scottish/Irish/Aussie/etc. accent, simply flip on the subtitles.
 
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I'd like to see this one, hopefully it gets to the USA on disc.



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I remember reading that the Aussies were feared both in Korea and Vietnam by the enemy and their tactical style was much different than the Americans. They liked to stay out for long periods and hunt and ambush the enemy, etc.


 
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That's one major benefit of watching at home, on disc or streaming. If you run into something like a heavy Scottish/Irish/Aussie/etc. accent, simply flip on the subtitles.

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Yep. Good idea.
 
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This does look good. Have to get out of the house for this one.
 
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I'm in. Looks fantastic




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Originally posted by PASig:
I remember reading that the Aussies were feared both in Korea and Vietnam by the enemy and their tactical style was much different than the Americans. They liked to stay out for long periods and hunt and ambush the enemy, etc.


My dad said similar things about Korean Marines in his AO in Vietnam. He said that areas the Koreans pacified, stayed pacified.



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I remember reading that the Aussies were feared both in Korea and Vietnam by the enemy and their tactical style was much different than the Americans. They liked to stay out for long periods and hunt and ambush the enemy, etc.


Remember that the Aussies were already highly experienced in fighting that type of jungle counterinsurgency war, having successfully done so (albeit on a smaller scale) in Malaya alongside the Brits from 1950-1960. So they already had the skills and expertise needed when they became involved in Vietnam just a few years later.
 
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