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Tan celebrated with the dance that helped the song "Gangnam Style" go viral on YouTube. His teammates had seen it before. "During the first road trip, we went to Phoenix, and we went to [defender] Rob Valentino's house," forward Jamie Watson said. "
Long Tan memorial erected in Australia 17 August 2012 Last updated at 17:54 ET Of all the gruesome conflicts of the Vietnam war, the battle of Long Tan is etched deeply in Australians' memory. On the 18 August 1966, a few hundred troops fought off
The cross had been loaned to the Australian War Memorial by a Vietnamese museum. Eighteen Australians were killed in the battle in 1966, which saw a vastly outnumbered Australian force hold their own against the Viet Cong. Harry Smith was the
TO retired Lieutenant Colonel Harry Smith the Long Tan cross is a symbol of his men and the enemy who died in battle 46 years ago. Mr Smith was the Officer Commanding 6RAR's D Company on August 18, 1966. It's the first time he has seen the cross,
Story continues below He said allowing the battlefield memorial cross in Vietnam (the only other is at the scene of the 1954 French defeat in Dien Bien Phu) and a service was a sign of reconciliation and "symbolic of the ties between our two peoples".
Story continues below Over the next three-and-a-half hours they repelled 2500 enemy troops, which cost 18 Australian lives but changed Australia's course in the war. "Through the course of the battle we probably came up against 2500 VC," Mr Sabben
The joint Australian and New Zealand service, being held on Thursday, will honour those who fought in the 1966 battle of Long Tan in southern Vietnam. Eighteen Australians were killed in the battle, which took place in a rubber plantation, when
Hundreds of people are expected to gather at the Maryborough Military Museum in south-east Queensland today, to see the presentation of the Star of Gallantry to Lieutenant-Colonel Harry Smith. Lieutenant-Colonel Smith commanded the Delta Company,
Story continues below Lieutenant Colonel Smith, who previously vowed to maintain the fight for his men "until they put me in a box", is scathing of the way medals were awarded during the Vietnam War. "The ugly truth about Long Tan, and in fact the
Morrie Stanley, 79, from Campbells Bay on the city's Auckland's North Shore, died from cancer on Thursday almost two months after being presented with an Australian Unit Citation for Gallantry, 44 years after the renowned battle of Long Tan in