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Peace pact "triumph for Asians"
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Source : Advertiser, 12 August 1966, p. 1
Date of creation : 1966
Format : Newspaper
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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Reports on the signing of the peace treaty between Indonesia and Malaysia to end the Indonesian Confrontation and the reaction of the Australian Prime Minister, Harold Holt.

Also reports that some Australian troops will remain in Malaysia as part of the Far East Strategic Reserve and Australia would continue aid to Indonesia.

Related names :

Holt, Harold, 1908-1967

Coverage year : 1966
Period : 1946-1979
Further reading :

Dee, Moreen. Australia and the formation of Malaysia: 1961-1966Barton, A.C.T.: Dept. of Foreign Affairs and Trade, 2004

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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