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Australian armor (Centurian tanks) and armored personnel carriers (US M-113's), as well as regular infantrymen were sent to Vietnam.

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Who was the Australian prime minister that sent the troops to the Vietnam war?

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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When the Australian troops start fighting in the Vietnam War?

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Australian troops entered into the Vietnam War on the 29th April 1965.

What years were the Australian soldiers involved with the Vietnam war?

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.

When did Australian troops first land in Vietnam in World War 2?

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How many Australian troops survived the Vietnam War?

Over 50,000 Australian men served in the war, over 500 of them lost their lives there.

In 1965 the prime minister committed Australian troops to which war?

The Vietnam war, Which was in fact not realy a war but a police action.

How many Australian troops were sent to the Vietnam War?

Over 50,000 Australian servicemen fought in Vietnam. approx. 47000 men and a larged amount of women served

When did the Australian troops return home from the Vietnam war?

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What effect did the Vietnam war have on the Australian Soldiers?

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