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In 1961 and in 1962, Ngo Dinh Diem, leader of the government in South Vietnam, repeatedly asked for assistance from America and its allies to help its security. Australia eventually accepted and sent 30 military advisers from the Australian Army Training Team to Vietnam. These advisors were experts in jungle warfare and helped the US and South Vietnamese troops significantly. By 1965 it was obvious that South Vietnam could not beat the communists, so America sent over 200,000 more troops and requested more support from its allies (Australia).

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Why did australia send troops to Vietnam?

Australia supported the US and it's effort to keep communism from spreading into South Vietnam.

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