The same effect it had on American GI's, but on a lesser scale, due to the smaller population ofcompared to America's bigger population, and the larger amount of US troops in compared to the smaller amount of Australian troops in Vietnam.
Australian Vietnam War Veterans groups may have those names.
Over 3,000 Australian Servicemen wounded in Vietnam.
Australian maintained a troop level of approximately 8,000 men in Vietnam during the war.
Approximately 600 Australian servicemen were killed in Vietnam, and over 1200 wounded.
Major General A. L. McDonald was Australia's commander in Vietnam.
Over 58,000 US servicemen, and approximately 600 Australian servicemen were killed in the Vietnam War.
The soldiers there kind of stayed and married women there and they gave birth to vietnam-americans.
Yes, during WW1 and WW2, there was no conscriprtion (compulsory military service). Soldiers went to war by choice. But in the Vietnam war, conscription was introduce in Australia and the soldiers were forced for the Vietnam war to go and fight.
1 of the disadvantages of the Vietnam war for the US soldiers were that Vietnam soldiers were stupid.
None, Australian and New Zealander's served in their stead.
It was to express the feelings of Australian Vietnam soldiers before and after the war
Over 50,000 Australians served in Vietnam, of which about 19,000 men were draftees. Not all them were soldiers, some were Australian sailors serving aboard the Australian warship's HMAS Perth, Brisbane, Vendetta, and Hobart; which, between them, fired 102,546 shells from the gunline.
The Australian Labor party opposed the Vietnam War because they believed that the war was a civil war, and Australian involvement was unnecessary.
Australian "Military Advisors" were sent to Vietnam in 1962. On April 29th, 1965, the Prime Minister, Sir Robert Menzies, committed Australian troops to fight in Vietnam. On November 30th, 1971, the last Australian combat troops left Vietnam. Over 60,000 ANZAC troops, many of them conscripts, fought in Vietnam.
From approximately 1962-1972 over 50,000 Australian Servicemen fought in Vietnam, of which over 19,000 were drafted men. Over 63,000 Australian men were conscripted (drafted) during the war. Nearly 520 Australians were killed in Vietnam, of which over 200 were conscripts. 2,400 were injured.
Australians arrived as advisers in 1962 and Australian Regulars arrived in 1965.
How did the Vietnam war effect the Vietnamese
In America. the American soldiers? No. In Vietnam - the Vietnamese Viet-Cong? Yes.
The total number of soldiers that were in the Vietnam War was 536,100. After the war ended, there were 58,193 deaths.
The soldiers used the orange clusterbombs in Vietnam.
Approximately 600 Australian serviceman were killed in the Vietnam War.
See: American War Library; or Vietnam War Service Index; or contact: National Personnel Records Center, National archives and Records Service, St. Louis, MO.
Of the approximate 50,000 Australian servicemen who served in Vietnam, about 19,000 of them were draftees.
See website: Statistics about the Vietnam War.
The maximum number of US soldiers in Vietnam at one time was 500, 000. 3 million Americans were in the Vietnam war altogether.