Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan

Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan

For three and a half an hour, at the pouring rain, amid the sand and shattered trees of a rubber plantation named Long Tan, Major Harry Smith and his dispersed company of 108 young and mostly inexperienced Australian and New Zealand soldiers are still fighting for their own lives, holding off an overwhelming enemy force of 2,500 conflict hardened Viet Cong and North Vietnamese soldiers. With their ammunition running out, their casualties climbing and the enemy massing for a final attack, each individual begins to hunt for the capacity to triumph over an uncertain future with honour, decency and courage.
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