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Sorrow is knowledge : poetry from the Vietnam War : [extracts]
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Source : Sorrow is knowledge : front cover, p. 7, 14, 49, 52, 74, 81, 85-86
Place Of Creation : Frewville,S.Aust.
Publisher : A. Greenway
Date of creation : 1992
Additional Creator : Greenway, Audrey
Format : Pamphlet
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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This item is reproduced here with kind permission of the Department of Veterans' Affairs and Audrey Greenway, who was a counsellor with the Vietnam Veterans' Counselling Service and who coordinated the production of 'Sorrow is knowledge'. A copy may be made for private use, however further publication requires the permission of the copyright owner and The State Library of South Australia. To request approval, complete the Permission to publish form.

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Extracts from 'Sorrow is knowledge : poetry from the Vietnam War', compiled by Audrey Greenway, published in 1992. They include the poems 'Gut reaction' by Chris Hunter, 'Confusion' by Phil Lamb, 'Ill at ease' and 'To our friends' by Geoff Nash, '1979' and 'August '87' by Ada Rasmussen, as well as a glossary of words and abbreviations used in the book.

Period : 1946-1979
Further reading :

Australian Vietnam Forces National Memorial Vietnam, Canberra : Dept. of Veterans' Affairs, 2002

Crowe, Ambrose. The battle after the war : the story of Australia's Vietnam veterans, St. Leonards, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 1999

Doyle, Jeff, Jeffrey Grey, and Peter Pierce. Australia's Vietnam War, College Station : Texas A&M University Press, c2002

McKay, Gary. Bullets, beans and bandages : Australians at war in Vietnam, St Leonards, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin , 1999

McKay, Gary. Viet Nam shots : a photographic account of Australians at war, St Leonards, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2002

Murphy, John. Harvest of fear : a history of Australia's Vietnam War, St Leonards, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 1993

Woodruff, Mark W. Unheralded victory : who won the Vietnam War?, London : HarperCollins, 2000

Internet links :

Anzac Day Commemoration Committee (Queensland) See: History: Vietnam

The Australian Veteran and the Vietnam Experience

Compiled by R (Bob) Teusner, ex-9RAR

Australian War Memorial See: Australians at War: Australian Military History Overview: Vietnam War 1962-1975

Australian Army History Unit [Department of Defence]: See: History & Battles: History Index

Vietnam War 1962-72

Australians at War [Department of Veterans' Affairs]

"Don't forget your cotton underwear girls!": Australian Army Nurses in the Vietnam War (1967-1971)

Paper by Narelle Biedermann, School of Nursing Sciences, James Cook University, Queensland

Sea Power Centre - Australia: See: History: Feature Articles [several articles about the Vietnam War]

Under Fire: Images from Vietnam [Piece Unique Gallery]

Victorians at War - Oral History project [Department of Veterans' Affairs and State Library of Victoria]: See: Overview: Vietnam

Vietnam Veterans' Association of Australia See: Education: Chronology of Events



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