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THE VIETNAM WAR – A Different Conclusion from a Brilliant Mind (and a bit of a tribute really)

On Monday I went to the funeral of my great uncle, my grandfather’s brother and the last surviving Warner of his generation. His name was Denis Warner and he was something of a journalistic legend. He was awarded both an OBE and CMG (order of St Michael and St George) for his contribution to journalism. He lived and worked extensively throughout Asia and Australia, for many years as a war […]

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I don’t mean to be so war oriented, it’s just that a few things have happened this week that make these particular wars relevant. Today is Vietnam Veteran’s Day and the 45th anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan and until today I had heard of it but couldn’t say exactly what it was, which seems a terrible insult to the people involved, who must carry stuff like this with them […]

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