Sir Peter Cosgrove visits Canberra for the 50th anniversary of the end of Australia's involvement in the Vietnam War

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Updated July 18 2023 - 6:55pm, first published 2:00pm
Sir Peter Cosgrove, in Canberra for the 50th commemoration of the end to the Vietnam War, with his student audience at the Anzac Avenue memorial. Picture by Karleen Minney
Sir Peter Cosgrove, in Canberra for the 50th commemoration of the end to the Vietnam War, with his student audience at the Anzac Avenue memorial. Picture by Karleen Minney

Imagine the surprise this week for teachers and students from Brisbane's Aspley State School, visiting the Vietnam Memorial on Anzac Avenue during a foggy, bleak Canberra morning, when an unassuming chap in a long black coat stepped forward and greeted them unexpectedly.

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