'All I could do was prod the earth with my bayonet and shine the light to see if I could find anything. It doesn't matter how small the tunnel is you never know what's around the bend ... You don't know if it's abandoned, you don't know if it's booby trapped and you don't know why the tunnel is there in the first place.'
They were young, they were Australian, they were Army engineers and they were the first allied soldiers to risk their lives in the darkness of the Vietcong tunnels of South Vietnam. Staring death squarely in the face every day, not only did they follow their enemy down into these unknown underground labyrinths, but matched the Vietcong's jungle warfare skills and defused thousands of their clever booby traps.
About the Author
Jimmy Thomson is a Scots-born author, journalist and scriptwriter living in Sydney with his wife and two cats. He has written for children and adults about subjects as diverse as crime, apartment living, military history and bouncing koalas, as well as TV drama series and comedies. Jimmy is an avid Glasgow Celtic FC fan.
Total Running Time : 5 hours 56 minutes. 5 CD Set.