Recommended Books – Battle of Long Tan

If you are interested in learning more about the Battle of Long Tan and some of the personal stories of veterans who fought in the battle, there are some great books which we highly recommend.

The Battle of Long Tan by Lex McAulay. Publisher: Arrow Books, 1987. This is the first book ever written about the Battle of Long Tan and it is a fantastic read and resource. It is difficult to get a hold of.

Battle of long Tan Lex McAulay Book

 

The Battle of Long Tan As Told By The Commanders. Publisher: Allen & Unwin, 2004. This is the book written by the seven Long Tan Commanders; Maj Harry Smith (OC D Coy, 6RAR), 2Lt Dave Sabben (Commander 12 Platoon, D Coy, 6RAR), 2Lt Geoff Kendall (Commander 10 Platoon, D Coy, 6RAR), Capt Morrie Stanley (FO 161 Bty, 16 Field Regiment, RNZA), 2Lt Adrian Roberts (Troop Commander, 3 Trp, 1 APC Squadron), Flt Lt Bob Grandin (9 Squadron, RAAF) and Sgt Bob Buick (Platoon Sergeant, 11 Platoon, D Coy, 6RAR).

Battle of long Tan Commanders Book

 

Long Tan, The Start of a Lifelong Battle by Harry Smith. Publisher: Big Sky Publishing, 2015. Lt Col Harry Smith SG MC (retired), Officer Commanding Delta Company, 6RAR.

Long Tan Start of a lifelong journey Harry Smith Book

 

Through Enemy Eyes by Dave Sabben. Publisher: Allen & Unwin, 2005. 2Lt Dave Sabben, Commander 12 Platoon, D Coy, 6RAR.

Through Enemy Eyes Dave Sabben Book

 

All Guts and No Glory by Bob Buick. Publisher: Allen & Unwin, 2000. Sgt Bob Buick, Platoon Sergeant, 11 Platoon, D Coy, 6RAR).

All Guts and No Glory Bob Buick Book

 

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