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In Rwanda on 22nd April 1995 in full view of the
Australian Soldiers over 4,000 died at the hands
of the Rwandan Patriotic Army. Hamstrung by
their UN peacekeeping rules-of-engagement
the soldiers could only watch the carnage and
try, under the gaze of the trigger-happy killers,
to help the wounded.
It took a special brand of bravery, discipline
and compassion to do what they did. For many
this book is the first time soldiers have spoken
so comprehensively about Kibeho, and the
Australians UN operation in Rwanda.
MILITARY HISTORY AUSTRALIA
Aussie soldiers reflect on
the Rwandan Genocide
Looking Back is a
living record of the
proud history and
its customs and
with photographs and
illustrations, it provides
an insight into the foundations of our
military heritage. RRP $34.99
A Long Way Home
is Charles' riveting
story about serving
in WWII, from his
capture by the
Germans, and his
escape attempts, to
the joy of his eventual
return home to Australia with his
Russian war bride. RRP $24.99
One POW's story of escape and evasion during World War II
Customs and Traditions of the Australian Army
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Army April 1, 2010
Sharing skills: Tpr Tanoa Bitu, of the Security Detachment in Baghdad, instructs a US Army member of the International
Zone Quick Reaction Force in the use of the Minimi.
Photo by LAC Aaron Curran
Foreign talks: Dutch Chief of Army Lt-Gen Robert Bertholee talks to soldiers during a visit to 6RAR at
Gallipoli Barracks for a display of the unit's motorised capabilities. The 6RAR soldiers are, from left, Cpl
Daniel Barnett, Pte Evan Booth, Pte Kevin Bertram and Pte Stephen Arndell.
Photo by Pte Steven Harris
Boss talk: Maj-Gen Hori Howard (retd), Colonel Commandant of the RAR, enjoys
a joke with LCpl Manu Johari, 1RAR, during a visit to Lavarack Barracks.
Photo by LCpl Mark Doran
Fired up: Under the watchful eyes of Gnrs Brian Crute, left,
and Matthew Carter, 48 Fd Bty, Harry Lukasz loads a training
round into an F2 81mm mortar tube at the Clipsal 500 car
race. The recruiting cell for 9 Bde set up camp in the city's
parklands from March 10-14.
Photo by LCpl Glenn Power
Winners: Cpl Tim Asher, Sgt Ben Hampton, Cpl James Miller, Cpl Robina Peterkin-Joyce, Sgt Jay Leach
and Cpl Grayson Poon relax after winning the Brevington Shield, part of their RAAOC Subject 2 for
Photo by WO1 Richard Jones
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