Approximately 17,000 Australian Servicemen were sent to Korea.
Australian troops were sent to Egypt in 1914 because they needed to help stop hitler and his army conquring parts of the country
Australian troops were sent to Vietnam on Robert Menzies orders (the Australian prime minister of the time). They were sent to Vietnam because Communism was spreading throughout Asia, and Menzies feared it coming to Australia, so he sent our troops in. Although, our troops only started out as advisers to our allies, but sometime later Menzies decided to send in our combat troops.
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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Australia sent a regiment of their Centurion tanks to Vietnam, along infantry and artillery.
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He sent Australian troops to war
From 1962 to 1972. For further reading: The Battle of Coral; by Lex McAulay. Published in 1988.
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.
Australian troops in Afghanistan are doing what they are told to do,that is what soldiers do.Maybe you should be asking this question of the government who sent them and not the guys who are following orders.