The Vietnam war was NOT in Australia. It happened in Vietnam. Life in Australia did not change much due to the Vietnam war.
See: Vietnam War & Statistics about the Vietnam War
the US spend 140 billion Dollars on the Vietnam war
See: Statistics About the Vietnam War. Recommended by the History Channel.
Australia had nothing to do with the Vietnam War.
Approximately $140 billion.
Australia never fought Vietnam.
Australia entered the Vietnam War because Australia feared that they would have to face the spread of Communism.
Australia sent a regiment of Centurion tanks to Vietnam.
Australia became our ally in the war.
Australia was in Vietnam as part of Britains alliance with the USA. Australia was there in a police action as was USA, not at war with Vietnam.
Australia was drafting men to fight the war.
During World War I, it is estimated that Australia spent about $1,423,208,000. The lives that they lost in the war was also substantial.
Cause if Australia didn't, the communist in North Vietnam would separate south to Australia.
There were "Hawks" in Australia too.
Australia was a primary ally to the US during the Vietnam War.
Approximately $500 million 1960's dollars.
At today's rate of currency, the US spent approximately 700 Billion Dollars to fight the Vietnam War.
Australia too, had a draft.
Australia was, and remains, an ally of the US.
Australia maintained a military force of approximately 8,000 men in country during the Vietnam War.
Australia deployed approximately 50,000 Australian Servicemen during the course of the Vietnam War; 19,000 men were draftees.
he was the prime minister of Australia and he sent the troops to Vietnam
See website: Chemical Warfare; Agent Orange specifically