Australia and the Vietnam War

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The Vietnam War


This British map of Vietnam and neighbouring countries, was printed on rayon by the military intelligence section of the British War Office during the Second World War. The map was made for British or Allied troops who found themselves needing to escape from, or evade, Japanese forces in the region. [National Library of Australia, Map G8001.S7]

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View map of Southeast Asia and northern Australia showing districts in Annam and Tonkin that France proposed to annex (1883).

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Japanese map of the southwest Pacific and Southeast Asia (1944).

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Map of Vietnam showing US military bases, offensives and operational zones during the Vietnam War (1980s).