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What is the context of Redgum's song 'I Was Only Nineteen'?

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It is about being in the Vietnam War through the eyes of a young Townsville soldier. It relates what he experienced and and the horrific things he saw.

The text of the song, for anybody looking for it, can be accessed through the link to song lyrics. I don't have chords, sorry.

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