This resource includes 3 separate primary sources from eyewitnesses to events in the topic Australian involvement in the Vietnam War and activities based on the source including who wrote the source, what we know about the writer, how their presence at the historical incidents impacts their writing, whether the information is reliable and the purpose of the writing. The 3 sources are:
+ Allen May recounts a battle with the Viet Cong at Long Tan, 1966 CE
+ Bob Gibson explains why he enlisted for the Vietnam War, c.1967 CE
+ Bill White speaks to the Sydney Moratorium Marchers, 1970 CE
Each source and analysis questions are on a single page.
This task is designed for NSW students of the Modern History Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum.
Higher School Certificate Course
Peace & Conflict
Option A: Conflict in Indochina, 1954-1989.
The outcome being developed is: NSW HT4-5 identifies the meaning, purpose and context of historical sources.