By Don Tate
Atrocities, Corruption, homicide. The Falsification of History.
May 1969 the Vietnam War
Don Tate now offers an in-depth research of 1 of the main sordid concerns in Australian army heritage, the deletion of the 2d D&E Platoon from all of the histories of the Vietnam conflict and his 38 yr conflict to have it reinstated.
It is a narrative of many components- yet at it really is center, it's a tale of betrayal.
Not in simple terms the betrayal of the thirty-nine Infantry Privates who shaped the advert hoc, 2d D&E Platoon in Vietnam in the course of 1969, yet a narrative the gatekeepers of our army history don't need informed- the 'red hats' of the army institution, and the historians of the Australian conflict Memorial.
And there's reliable the reason is,- since it activates its head the romanticised picture of Anzac and the noble traditions of the Australian Defence Force.
Don Tate volunteered to visit the Vietnam conflict as a naive, yet patriotic nineteen 12 months previous boy in 1969 and served as an infantry reinforcement with 3 devices - the 4th Battalion, the 2d D&E Platoon, and the ninth Battalion. He was once badly wounded in motion at the nineteenth July 1969 and was once hospitalised for greater than years.
Many years later, he realized that not just hadn't he been recorded with the ninth Battalion, yet that each one hint of the second D&E Platoon have been erased from the histories of the Vietnam battle. Worse, that the corruptions of his provider files (and these of each guy who fought within the platoon) used to be the results of a cover-up of atrocities that reached the top degrees of the army and the government.
Don has 5 young children and twelve grandchildren and lives together with his spouse Carole in Shellharbour, NSW, the place he taught as a highschool English teacher.
Anzacs Betrayed is a significant other piece to the best-selling memoir, The battle Within.
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