Conflict in Indochina : 1954-1979
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Conflict in Indochina : 1954-1979
Trial run : growing a textbook for the HSC [now adding Stage 5 to the mix ]
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«Vietnam» - australian miniseries (1 episode)

http://nkidman.ru/ Vientam 1987 TV Mini-Series (1 episode). Directors: John Duigan, Chris Noonan. Cast: Nicole Kidman, Barry Otto, Veronica Lang, Nicholas Eadie
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Battle of Long Tan remembered on 47th anniversary - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Battle of Long Tan remembered on 47th anniversary - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Conflict in Indochina : 1954-1979 | Scoop.it
Australians who served in Vietnam have been honoured today on Vietnam Veterans Day, which also marks the 47th anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan.
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Australia and the Vietnam War | Aftermath | Veterans

Australia and the Vietnam War | Aftermath | Veterans | Conflict in Indochina : 1954-1979 | Scoop.it
Veterans who had lost friends in combat, who had seen death and who had killed, as is the lot of soldiers in war, were appalled at the way in which their having done the job asked of them by their government was, in some cases, used against them.
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Vietnam Veteran Interview

An interview I conducted with Vietnam Veteran Lou Schembri. I ask him about his service history, mateships formed, living with PTSD and his life after service.
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VETS Reflections of Aussie Vietnam Veterans

6 Australian Vietnam veterans reflect on their experiences during the Vietnam War and how their tours affected them. Written, Produced and Directed by Jason ...
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The impact of the war on Australian Soldiers and Veterans

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The infamous and ingenious Ho Chi Minh Trail - Cameron Paterson

The infamous and ingenious Ho Chi Minh Trail - Cameron Paterson | Conflict in Indochina : 1954-1979 | Scoop.it
The Ho Chi Minh Trail not only connected North and South Vietnam during a brutal war but also aided Vietnamese soldiers. The trail shaved nearly five months of time off of the trip and was used as a secret weapon of sorts.
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Reading Like a Historian: Overview

Reading Like a Historian: Overview | Conflict in Indochina : 1954-1979 | Scoop.it
Reading Like A Historian curriculum is a unique and effective way to teach High School History. By turning students into history investigators, teachers help them develop critical thinking skills and increase student engagement.
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Australia and the Vietnam War | The Vietnam War

Australia and the Vietnam War | The Vietnam War | Conflict in Indochina : 1954-1979 | 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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Post 1990 Vietnam War Historiography

Post 1990 Vietnam War Historiography | Conflict in Indochina : 1954-1979 | Scoop.it

The changing historiography of the Vietnam War : paper by Abigail Pfeiffer a graduate student at Norwich University in Vermont studying for a Master of Arts in Military History. 

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The Vietnam War, Through Eddie Adams' Lens : NPR

Adams photographed 13 wars, and made some of the most iconic images of the Vietnam War. But the Pulitzer Prize he won for one photograph left him conflicted for the rest of his life.

 

Listen to the story recording about journalists in Vietnam and view Adams most iconic images in a slide show here.

How does this add to your understanding of the role of the media in the war and in shaping changing public perceptions towards the conflict ?

 

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Vietnam Draft Documentary

I interviewed some of the teachers at school who were a part of the Vietnam draft.

 

Thanks for this @maximos62.

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Postage stamps and postal history of Vietnam - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Postage stamps and postal history of Vietnam - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia | Conflict in Indochina : 1954-1979 | Scoop.it

An interesting look at how Postal Stamps reflect historical change -have a browse.....

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Campaign aims to collect photos of every American who died in Vietnam

Campaign aims to collect photos of every American who died in Vietnam | Conflict in Indochina : 1954-1979 | Scoop.it
Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly handed a disk with 100 digital photos of New Yorkers killed in combat to organizers of an effort to round up pictures of every American who died in Vietnam.

 

NOTE : The War in today's context and how the past impacts the present. How do we remember the past ? How do perspectives change over time ? 

 

http://articles.philly.com/2011-10-12/news/30271338_1_photo-project-vietnam-wall-father

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Battle of Long Tan - Peter Harvey 60 Minutes - Vietnam War - Forgotten Heroes

Watch our full documentary in HD online, narrated by Sam Worthington (Avatar, Terminator Salvation) - http://www.battleoflongtan.com Here is the very moving ...
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The World Today - Normie Rowe questions Vietnam conscription

Sixties pop star Normie Rowe is questioning if his conscription to national service in 1967 was legitimate or a ploy by the federal government to help boost morale among soldiers serving in Vietnam B
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Missing in Action : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4nT6SpNaekQ

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Battle of Long Tan - Peter Harvey 60 Minutes - Vietnam War - Forgotten Heroes

Watch our full documentary in HD online, narrated by Sam Worthington (Avatar, Terminator Salvation) - http://www.battleoflongtan.com Here is the very moving ...
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Video Overview A Street to Die (1985) on ASO - Australia's audio and visual heritage online

Video Overview A Street to Die (1985) on ASO - Australia's audio and visual heritage online | Conflict in Indochina : 1954-1979 | Scoop.it
Overview - A Vietnam veteran and his wife fight for legal recognition of the damage done to him by the defoliant Agent Orange.
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Snapshots narrative of the impact of the war

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Vietnam War Tank discovered on the Ho Chi Minh Trail in Laos

Vietnam War Tank discovered on the Ho Chi Minh Trail in Laos | Conflict in Indochina : 1954-1979 | Scoop.it
Recently, some road upgrading works in Attapeu Province in Laos were being carried out on a road that used to form part of the Ho Chi Minh Trail during the Vietnam War. The North Vietnamese Army an...
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Another one of my own articles, but what the heck, it's a great photo.

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For Kerry and Hagel, Doubts About War Born in Vietnam

For Kerry and Hagel, Doubts About War Born in Vietnam | Conflict in Indochina : 1954-1979 | Scoop.it
Senator John Kerry and Chuck Hagel responded in different ways to the conflict that tore their generation apart, but they returned from Vietnam sharing a sensibility about the futilities of war.
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Different perspectives, changes over time and how the past impacts the present.

Also http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2013/01/08/welcome_to_the_jungle?page=0,0

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-7Y0ekr-3So&feature=youtu.be

 

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A Multimedia Timeline of the Vietnam War: 1945-1964

A Multimedia Timeline of the Vietnam War: 1945-1964 | Conflict in Indochina : 1954-1979 | Scoop.it

 1945-1964

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Alice's Restaurant Illustrated (Part 1)

Discuss the importance of this great Arlo Guthrie tune on the generation and enjoy. 

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The Pentagon Papers are released in full to the public

The Pentagon Papers are released in full to the public | Conflict in Indochina : 1954-1979 | Scoop.it
For the first time, the public can read the full document.

 

Explore here to find out more about the Pentagon Papers and to see copies of The Washington Post from June 1971.

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SGGP English Edition- HCMC hosts centenary photo exhibition of Australian journalist

SGGP English Edition- HCMC hosts centenary photo exhibition of Australian journalist | Conflict in Indochina : 1954-1979 | Scoop.it

Thinking Deeper : Australia in Vietnam : Connections Past and Present.

 

Wilfred Burchett was Australia's most controversial journalist.

 

 Who was he and why was there controversy surrounding his career ?

 

The Age Newspaper : http://bit.ly/w2I08O

Wikipedia :  http://bit.ly/rrySLO 

National Radio Interview 1973 : http://bit.ly/rDkRn1

 ABC GNT History :  http://bit.ly/vCTXGf

 

 

 Question to consider : "Can a democracy tolerate opinions it considers subversive to its national interest? How far can freedom of the press be extended in wartime?

 

Remember to consider the purpose, motivation, author and context of these sources.

 

 

 

 

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Buying Back the Bombs: a peaceBOMB documentary

http://www.peace-bomb.com Witness the story of peaceBOMB: bracelets made from Vietnam War bombs. Learn about the Laotian artisans who make them and take acti...

 

Past meets present....

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