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History: Vietnam


Australian eResources

The web sites below contain information about Australia's response to the threat of communism both in Asia after WWII and in Australia.

The web sites below have a wealth of information pertaining to your study of Australia's involvement in the Vietnam War.

The infamous and ingenious Ho Chi Minh Trail - Cameron Paterson


Vietnam War - Ho Chi Minh - History channel

Khan Academy : HISTORY: Vietnam War

The Vietnam War eResources



American Experience    Vietnam Online was developed to accompany Vietnam: A Television History, the television series produced by WGBH Boston. The site contains programme notes, brief profiles of leading individuals involved in the war, a timeline, reflections on events and maps.

Documents on the Vietnam War. These telegrams, minutes, and discussion notes range from the mid-1950s to the end of the 1970s, and most come from Chinese and Albanian archives. There are many documents from Albania archives on Vietnam-Albanian relations. The collection also includes several Chinese telegrams and memorandums on foreign and economic relations with Indochina, as well as discussions with Zhou Enlai and Mao Zedong.



Vietnam War - National Geographic Channel

Vietnam War Conscription

On Clickview

  • French Colonialism in Vietnam
  • Australia and the Vietnam War
    The HNN team brings you yesterday's news today as they explore Australia's involvement in the Vietnam war, examining the public's initial reaction, the bloody conflict, a changing public mood and the aftermath and legacies of the most controversial conflict in which this country has ever participated.
  • Australians in Vietnam
    Australia's involvement in, and reaction to, the war in Vietnam. Australia first sent troops to Vietnam in 1962, and increased this commitment, to include Operation Vietcong and Operation Full-On. By 1968, as Australian forces rose to over 8,000, opposition to conscription led to huge public protests. Australian forces withdrew in 1972, with a ceasefire signed in 1973.

Vietnam War Moratorium.