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Archive for April 4th, 2010

ANZAC Day 2010, Long Tan, Vietnam

Posted by Vietnam Swans on April 4, 2010

The Long Tan Cross

In the lead up to ANZAC Day 2010, the Vietnam Swans have just received the following email:

“We are travelling to Vietnam during April and will be in the Ho Chi Minh area on ANZAC Day.

My Father was in WWII in New Guinea and Borneo and my Brother was in Vietnam.

We would love to come to the Dawn Service at Long Tan.”

All visitors attending the Long Tan Dawn Service are required to notify the local People’s Committee in advance. Full details can be found on the including travel agencies that can arrange transportation.

For those travelling with the Vietnam Swans and attending the ANZAC Match on Saturday 24 April 2010 at the Vung Tau Greyhound Racetrack, we shall assist with the relevant paperwork and transportation. More details to follow.

For every person attending the Dawn Service, to ensure that there is continued access to this important site, please note that:

  • No medals or military uniforms to be worn
  • No flags to be raised or displayed
  • No music to be played
  • Any speeches made at the site to be low key and short

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