Vietnam Veteran Myths

  I’m leaving for Albury tomorrow for a reunion of the army unit (85 Transport Platoon) with whom i served in Vietnam. We expect 150 – 160m people to attend. The unit was formed in Brisbane in 1966 especially to serve in Vietnam and it returned to Australia in 1972. My service was from April…

Photo Gallery

  We have been building a photo gallery web site to show some of the more interesting photos from our travels. You are welcome to visit it here. brucewilsonsgallery.com Bookmark it, and come back regularly to see additional galleries as we develop them.  

Kokoda Track Video

Our trip along the Kokoda Track in 2002 coincided with the 60th anniversary of the Battle of Kokoda. This is when a small group of untrained, but exceptionally brave, ¬†Australians from several militia units encountered a significantly large force of Japanese soldiers in WW2. Later reinforced by full-time soldiers, their campaign along the Kokoda Track…

Road Runner Diary

My diary of my time as a National Serviceman in Vietnam has been published by Lulu.com I called it the ‘Road Runner Diary’ because my platoon (85 Transport Platoon) was, in my time, known as the Road Runners. I prepared it from a small diary that kept while I was serving in Vietnam, along with…

Christmas in Australia

AN AUSTRALIAN CHRISTMAS   Download our free book about Christmas in Australia. Our family really loves ¬†Christmas. Here in Australia, it is a great celebration and a wonderful time for families to come together. Australia is a relatively young country and while we have our own ways of celebrating Christmas such as backyard cricket, beach…