Memories of war: Australians in Vietnam. Part 2

Australia, 1993

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Three soldiers who served in the Vietnam War detail their experiences of training and combat. Max Nicolson describes his conscription through the “marble” system, and explains the importance of mateship during basic training. Alf Law discusses the racism directed towards the Vietnamese and his personal experiences of Agent Orange. Peter Harris discusses his hatred of army training and also the deep conflicts faced by the soldiers when they returned to Australia and confronted wide-spread opposition to their involvement in the War.

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Equality Videos

producer/director

Anne Cowden

Duration

00:38:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1993

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ACMI Identifier

303538

Language

English

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

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VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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