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Australian armor (Centurian tanks) and armored personnel carriers (US M-113's), as well as regular infantrymen were sent to Vietnam.

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On 28 April, 1965, Australian Prime Minister, Robert Menzies, announced that Australian troops would be sent to support the United States forces in the Vietnam war. The first Australian troops arrived in Vietnam in May 1965.

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