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Adelaide and the Vietnamese Boat People

A story of welcome.

Bronze casting of girl in the Vietnamese Boat People Monument in Adelaide. Image by author.

In 1972, I can remember in school at 15 years of age, feeling apprehensive about being called up to fight in Vietnam when I turned twenty. Five years seems a long time gap now, it didn’t then.

My friend’s brother was serving in the Australian Army in Vietnam, his parents would listen to the radio broadcasts each day in their kitchen for…




We love our city and miss it if away. Lets share the beauty of our city with beautiful pictorial view and lovely short description. About the history, culture, and reason of love.

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Peter Miles

Peter Miles

45 years in Environmental Science, B.Env.Sc. in Wildlife & Conservation Biology. Writes on Animals, Plants, Soil & Climate Change.

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