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For twenty-plus years following the Vietnam War, the Australian Army was neglected by governments which avoided overseas deployments excep for "peacekeeping" missions. That changed in 1999, when Australians led a multinational force to strife-torn East Timor. Since then the army has developed steadily, while the "diggers" have seen an almost continuous series of combat operations, both as a regional power and alongside US and British forces in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Book pages: 48 Reading level: 4th grade+