Peter Yule is a Research Fellow of the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies at the University of Melbourne. He has published over 20 books on Australian military, medical and economic history, including histories of the Collins Class submarine project, Australian National Airways and the Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne.
In this major work, a defining account of those men and women who
served in the Vietnam War and their challenges in its aftermath,
Peter Yule has combined empathy, insight and forensic research of
the highest order.""- General Sir Peter Cosgrove;
""Most veterans were either alcoholics or workaholics and I fitted into the latter category.""- Chris Cannin (6RAR, 1967; 7RAR, 1967-68);
""When I look back and I see what I used to do ... there were a lot of things wrong that I would never ever admit to at the time ... I thought I was fine, but I wasn't.""- Alan Thornton (17 Construction Squadron, 1968-69)