Remembering Vietnam. "Australia's Battlefields In Vietnam: A Traveller's Guide" by Gary McKay and "On The Offensive: The Australian Army in the Vietnam War 1967-1968" by Ian McNeill and Ashley Ekins [review]
For most Australians, certainly for those under the age of forty, ‘Vietnam’ is either an item on school curricula or a slightly off-the-beaten-path tourist destination. History or holiday. This may affront some, especially the small groups on either side of the 1960s cultural and political divide that cannot let go, but it is a sign of a generational shift and of the creation of the distance between ourselves and the event that is necessary for enhanced understanding and reconciliation between Australians and the Vietnamese.