​                  CONTENTS                  


Honour Roll 

Foreword 

Prologue 

Introduction 

                  Poems ( see list below )

Epilogue 

Postscript 

                     Appendices [A- G] ( see below )

Statistics

​Pronunciations

Glossary

Bibliography​

Maps


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LIST of POEMS :


Gypsy Ghosts: Flashbacks: Battle of Long Tan: Running on Empty: Who Killed Errol Noack?: Battle of Binh Ba: Just a 'Nasho': Nui Dat: Battle of Coral and Balmoral: Dien Bien Phu:  Old Warriors: Through a Tiger's Eyes:  Greed of Mankind:  Australian Dream:  Merry-Go-Round: Street Without Joy: Why?: Green 'Grunt' Machine: Raw War Recruits:  Ranks:   'Hootchie' Homes:   Company Cook:  Aussie Army Issue:  Platoon:  In the Jungle:  On Patrol:  Hey God!...What About Me?:  'Charlie':  The Enemy: Monsoonal Rains: Boyhood Games and Heroes: 'Brass': 'Chairs Millionaires': 'Big Jack': Insects in the Sky: On Leave: Unlike the Movies: 'Xin Loi': Padre: 'The Horseshoe':  Peasants of Vietnam:  Body Count:  The Medic: 'Shorty' or Dave: Known as VC: Ambush: Forward Scout: The 'Base Wallah': Beyond the Wire: Hills of Long Hai: But Still: Wolverton Mountain: Mayfair Theatre: 'The Fence': The Team: Phantoms of the Jungle: Tree-Top Flyer: Hearts and Minds: All the Way: 'Koala Bears': A Letter From Dad: I Just 'Wanna Be': Last Patrol: Tinges of Reds and Greens: Tunnel Rats: Duntroon Warriors: The 'Blowfly': A Just Reward: Membership Closed: Hunt for Fame and Glory: Claims: Debts We Owe: Coming Home: Fitting In: Fall of Saigon: A Matter of Attitude: Generation Gap: ANZAC Day: Memories:   Return of a Tiger:    Circus Quota of Clowns:    I'll Sleep When I'm Dead:    Who Wears the Cost?:    Time:   Ambush Near Hoi My:   Hardest to Call:  God, Queen and Country:  Those Left Behind:  On the Prowl:  Those Early Days:  From Down Under:  Missing You:  Deja Vu:   A New Brant of 'Vets':  My Old 'Slur':  Mates I Once Knew: Long Overdue: Saigon: The Grand Hotel: Cyclo Driver: Children of the Dust: Monkey On My Back: Minds Still Asleep: Broken Dreams in Dalat: Ha Long Bay:  Autumn Waters:   Dirty Hands:  Did Jane Fonda Care?:  At the R.A.P :  Just One Crowded Hour:  Man On the Moon:  Tiger's Lair:  The Sally Man:  Lucky country: Goin' Home: Keep Ya Hands Down: Sweet Revenge: Last April 25th: 'Chicken Hawks': Pacing the Cage: Chances: Australia Day: Just Names On a Wall:  Unbridled Ambition:  Old Soldiers' Games:   Creepy Creatures:   In Pubs and Clubs:   Lepers in the Legend:  Rust Never Sleeps:  I Tried But I Don't:  Tiger Cages:  In Conclusion(?):  Bring Them Home:   Remembrance Day:  Salute to the Dead:   Lest We Forget....Vietnam.


LIST of APPENDICES :

Historical Outline

Combat Casualties - Statistical Analysis

PTSD and the Vietnam War

Myths

Long Tan - Contact or Ambush? - An Analysis

Mines and 'The Fence'

Medals,  Bars and Ribbons

Maps



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