St. Leonards, NSW: Allen & Unwin in Association with the Australian War Memorial, 1994. First Edition. Cloth. Octavo (250 x 190 mm.), xxx 505 pp., ill., index, bibliography, maps, cloth in dustjacket, maps on endpapers. Fine in like dustjacket, tiny tear in upper edge of spine of dustjacket. Fine / near fine. Item #720
This is the third of nine volumes of 'The Official History of Australia's Involvement in Southeast Asian Conflicts 1948-1975'. "The volume presents for the first time a comprehensive account of the range of injuries and diseases to which Australian servicemen and servicewomen were exposed in Southeast Asia, and documents the measures that were taken to provide them with medical services." (Dustjacket) It covers the Malayan Emergency, the Indonesia-Malayan Confrontation and the Vietnam War and includes all arms of the Australian Defence Force. It also includes an analysis of the Agent Orange controversy following the Vietnam War. Appendices include: The Australian civilian medical teams in Vietnam; Medical and nursing personnel who served in Southeast Asia, Health and casuality stastics of Australian forces in Southeast Asia.