Vietnam War

“Mark Dapin’s latest book, Australia’s Vietnam: Myth vs History, is not directly inspired by Lembcke’s work but follows a similar path. As a journalist, Dapin dutifully reported the stories Australian veterans told him of spit, verbal abuse and red paint. Yet as the improbability of some of these stories increased, so too did his scepticism, prompting him to undertake a doctorate at UNSW Canberra. ” Read full review here.