Wednesday 23rd August, 2017
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"Operations in Vietnam, which on most occasions lasted up to six weeks of continuous living in jungle conditions without any amenities and carrying everything required to live and fight on our back, were times [where] Paul would shine," Retired Lieutenant Colonel Paul Andrews wrote about Aboriginal soldier Private Paul Hansen.Born in an old tin shack in Broomehill in WA's Great Southern, Pte Hansen was in his early 20s when he eagerly joined the Australian Army in 1970 -- against his mother's wishes....
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