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Unsung Stories: A Special Exhibition

Unsung Stories: A Special Exhibition

‘Unsung Stories’ Exhibition.  Australia Post honours Vietnam veterans with a series of stamps and collectors’ products created with the support of NVVM to Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan.

The Museum is proud to present an exhibition of the original documents and artifacts behind these products. 19 October 2016 to 30 April 2017.

 In Vietnam, 1966, a small group of Australian soldiers battled their way into the history books at Long Tan.

Theirs is not the only remarkable story of bravery from that year.

October 2016, Australia Post honours Vietnam veterans with a series of stamps and collectors’ products created with the support of NVVM to Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan.

NVVM is proud to present an exhibition of the original documents and artifacts behind these products.

Unsung Stories features the little-known story of Private John Densley and his mother Christina, flown by the Australian Government to her son’s bedside in Saigon when a sniper’s bullets nrealy took his life, and the tragic tale of Private Errol Noack; controversially, the first conscript soldier to die.