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The Northern Territory news Thu 21 Apr 2011

Details:

Title

The Northern Territory news Thu 21 Apr 2011

Other title

NT news

Collection

The Northern Territory news; NewspaperNT

Date

2011-04-21

Description

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Language

English

Subject

Community newspapers -- Northern Territory -- Darwin; Australian newspapers -- Northern Territory -- Darwin

Publisher name

Nationwide News Pty. Limited

Place of publication

Darwin

Use

Copyright. Made available by the publisher under licence.

Copyright owner

Nationwide News Pty. Limited

License

https://www.legislation.gov.au/Series/C1968A00063

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/232267

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/664628

Page content

8 NT NEWS. Thursday, April 21, 2011. www.ntnews.com.au P U B : N T N E W S D A T E : 2 1 -A P R -2 0 1 1 P A G E : 7 0 8 C O L O R : C M Y K Ray Foster RAY Foster was only in Vietnam for eight months but was wounded twice in mortar attacks. He was in the last Australian unit to serve in Vietnam before the troops were brought home and was part of the final patrol at Nui Dat. Mr Foster, of Leanyer, Darwin, served in the 4th Batallion of 4RAR. A blown-up copy of this photo has pride of place in the Parap Tavern. Mr Foster said Vietnam vets were treated badly by other Australians when they came home. Nobody wanted to know us, he said. We were treated like mongrels. Now its fashionable to talk to a vet. That annoys me a bit. Youd be surprised at how many blokes lie about having served in Vietnam. They make it up because its trendy. Above: Ray Foster in the last patrol at Nui Dat.


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