The Tunnel Rats of Phuoc Tuy single work   poetry   war literature   "They sent us here to be tested in battle,"
Issue Details: First known date: 1999 1999
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  • Author's note: Ode to 1 Field Squadron.

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    y Not Quite Men, No Longer Boys K. C. Laughton , Alice Springs : Jukurrpa Books , 1999 Z861780 1999 single work novel war literature

    'Kenny was barely nineteen years old, a wide-eyed Aboriginal kid from the bush, when he left Australia for a tour of duty in Vietnam. From the fleshpots of Saigon to the ‘sharp end’, clearing mines at Nu Dat, there was a lot to learn for a young man in a strange country, fighting a murky, confusing war. Not Quite Men, no longer boys is the gritty moving story of Kenny’s education in life and death – and the kinds of friendship that last a lifetime.' (Source: IAD Press website)

    Alice Springs : Jukurrpa Books , 1999
    pg. 4-5
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    Southeast Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
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