Australia and the Cold War
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The Vrroom (Virtual Reading Room) gives access to primary sources from the National Archives of Australia. The search allows you to choose a topic - War and Peace and then refine it with the terms 'cold war' or 'vietnam'. You can then browse, read and print

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Out in the Cold: Australia's involvement in the Korean War | Australian War Memorial

Out in the Cold: Australia's involvement in the Korean War | Australian War Memorial | Australia and the Cold War | Scoop.it
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Clear information about the origins of the war and there is also a timeline.

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Education and Information - Vietnam Veterans Association of Australia (VVAA)

Education and Information - Vietnam Veterans Association of Australia (VVAA) | Australia and the Cold War | Scoop.it
Web site of the Vietnam Veterans' Association of Australia, including information about Australia's involvement in the Vietnam war, as well as a range of current issues relating to Australian Vietnam veterans...
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The article by Brian Ross "Australia's Involvement in the Vietnam War - the Political Dimension" is relevant for this topic.

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Korean War 1950–53 | Australian War Memorial

Korean War 1950–53 | Australian War Memorial | Australia and the Cold War | Scoop.it
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Information about Australia's involvement in the Korean War from the Australian War Memorial

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Australia and the Vietnam War | All the way with LBJ

Australia and the Vietnam War | All the way with LBJ | Australia and the Cold War | Scoop.it
The Vietnam War was the longest conflict in which Australians have been involved; it lasted ten years, from 1962 to 1972, and involved some 60,000 personnel.
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This site is useful for its information on the background to the war and the reasons for the involvement of Australia and the USA.

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Cold War | The National Archives

Cold War | The National Archives | Australia and the Cold War | Scoop.it
Cold War uses an extensive range of original source material including documents, photographs, posters and video.
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This is not an Australian site but gives clear explanations about what the Cold War was, who caused it and how it worked.

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Chronicle of the Vietnam War... the Australian experience

Chronicle of the Vietnam War... the Australian experience | Australia and the Cold War | Scoop.it
A Timeline of Australia's involvement in the Vietnam War. 5RAR in Vietnam
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This very clear timeline will give you an overview of Australian involvement in the conflict.

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Vietnam War 1962–75 | Australian War Memorial

Vietnam War 1962–75 | Australian War Memorial | Australia and the Cold War | Scoop.it
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Information from the Australian War Memorial on Australia's involvement in the Vietnam War.

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National Centre for History Education - Commonwealth History Project :: Student activities

National Centre for History Education - Commonwealth History Project :: Student activities | Australia and the Cold War | Scoop.it
National Centre for History Education ? Hyperhistory - the website of resources for teachers and students of history in Australian primary and secondary schools.
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Gives the background to Australia's involvement in the Vietnam War and includes source documents.

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