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Our soldiers train for the jungle - and learn Malay
Title : Our soldiers train for the jungle - and learn Malay Our soldiers train for the jungle - and learn Malay
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Creator : Michelmore, Peter
Source : Advertiser, 20 June 1964, p. 19
Date of creation : 1964
Format : Newspaper
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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Description :

Feature article describing training of the 4th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment (4RAR) at the Woodside Army Camp in the Adelaide Hills.

The soldiers were being trained in jungle warfare in preparation for their assistance of Malaysian troops.

Coverage year : 1964
Period : 1946-1979
Place : Woodside (S. Aust.)
Region : Mt Lofty Ranges and Eastern Plain
Further reading :

Dennis, Peter and Grey, Jeffrey. Emergency and confrontation: Australian military operations in Malaya & Borneo 1950-66, St Leonards, NSW: Allen & Unwin in association with the Australian War Memorial, 1996

Smith, Neil. Nothing short of war: with the Australian Army in Borneo 1962-66, Brighton, Vic: Mostly Unsung Military History Research and Publications, 1999

Subritzky, John. Confronting Sukarno : British, American, Australian and New Zealand diplomacy in the Malaysian-Indonesian confrontation, 1961-5, Basingstoke : Macmillan, 2000

Internet links :

Australian Army History Unit [Department of Defence]: See: History & Battles: History Index: Indonesian Confrontation 1964-65

Australians at War [Department of Veterans' Affairs]: See: The Great Search Stories: South East Asia 1950-1966

Australian War Memorial See: Australian Military History Overview: Confrontation in Indonesia 1964-1966

Sea Power Centre - Australia: See: History: Feature Articles: Indonesian Confrontation



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