Apr 122012
 

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The Battle of Long Tan was one of the most savage and decisive engagements in ANZAC history. But the Australian victory was achieved at a cost of 17 Australian and more than 500 Viet Cong lives. In this documentary Red Dune Films honours the heroism of ordinary boys who became extraordinary men amid the mud and shattered trees of a rubber plantation called Long Tan.

NEW Famous Battles In Australian History – Long Tan 2012 1oz Silver Proof Coin

No more than 5,000 of these Australian legal tender coins will be released by The Perth Mint. The coin’s reverse depicts an Australian soldier wearing Vietnam War jungle kit.  The background incorporates a printed historical image of soldiers at Long Tan, and the inscription LONG TAN 1966. More information.

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