The Grey Eight In Vietnam [1st Edition]


By Major A. Clunies-Ross [Editor]

The history of 8th Battalion RAR, Nov 1969 – Nov 1970

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  • The History of the Eighth Battalion: The Royal Australian Regiment in South Vietnam, 1969 – 1970
  • First edition [8th Battalion, 1970]; very good condition; long, closed tear to rear of jacket; general bumping with small chips
  • 1st editions of this book are now very scarce.
  • 8th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (8RAR) was raised on 14 July 1966 at Enoggera in Queensland. It arrived in South Vietnam on 17 November 1969, relieving 9RAR on 25 November. The battalion formed part of the 1st Australian Task Force (1ATF) with 5RAR and 6RAR. It was based at Nui Dat, Phuoc Tuy province.