Not always on horseback: An Australian Correspondent at War and Peace in Asia 1961-1993 Denis Ashton Warner

ISBN: 9781864484670

Published: October 1st 1997

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266 pages


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Not always on horseback: An Australian Correspondent at War and Peace in Asia 1961-1993  by  Denis Ashton Warner

Not always on horseback: An Australian Correspondent at War and Peace in Asia 1961-1993 by Denis Ashton Warner
October 1st 1997 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 266 pages | ISBN: 9781864484670 | 3.39 Mb

As the Cold War entered its most critical years in the early 1960s, Denis Warner was in the thick of the hot wars and insurgencies in Asia. This second volume of his memoirs, following the widely acclaimed Wake Me If Theres Trouble, commences inMoreAs the Cold War entered its most critical years in the early 1960s, Denis Warner was in the thick of the hot wars and insurgencies in Asia. This second volume of his memoirs, following the widely acclaimed Wake Me If Theres Trouble, commences in 1961 when the US and Soviet Union came close to outright war, and follows the author as he travelled from one crisis to another .

As told by one of the worlds longest-serving war and foreign correspondents, this is a dramatic eye-witness account of what happened, and why. Unrivalled sources gave Warner the inside story on numerous events of world importance: in Indonesia he witnessed Sukarnos confrontation with Malaysia, his quest for West New Guinea and subsequent fall from power- in Vietnam he examines the real reason for the US intervention, how the Americans came to the brink of using nuclear weapons there, the military failure but psychological success of the Tet offensive, the secret war in Laos, how the Khmer Rouge won in Cambodia, the murder of President Park in Korea, and the economic miracles in Korea, Japan and Singapore.

On the home front he describes how he broke the story of Lionel Murphys raid on ASIO, and tells



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