Living History with Mat McLachlan


Vietnam: AATTV 60th Anniversary with Gary McKay

Season 6, Ep. 175

In July 1962 the Australian Army Training Team Vietnam (AATTV) deployed to Vietnam, the first Australian troops to set foot in South Vietnam during the war. To mark the 60th anniversary of that historic deployment, Mat is joined by veteran and historian Gary McKay MC to discuss the extraordinary accomplishments of 'The Team', which included some of the toughest fighting of the war and the earning of four Victoria Crosses.

Presenter: Mat McLachlan

Guest: Gary McKay MC

Producer: Jess Stebnicki

Gary's new book, After the Blood Cools: The Warrior's Dilemma, is now available. Click here to purchase.

Join Gary on a tour to Vietnam in March 2023 and explore Australia's most famous Vietnam battlefields: Gary McKay Vietnam Tour

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