Graham Edward McInerney as a photographer for the Adelaide Advertiser, South Vietnam 1968-1969, interviewed by David Bradbury

Accession Number S03281
Collection type Sound
Measurement 42 min 6 sec
Object type Oral history
Physical description 1/4 inch sound tape reel; brand unknown; 7 1/2 ips/19 cm.s; mono; 7 inch
Maker McInerney, Graham Edward
Bradbury, David
Date made 1978
Access Open
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975
Copyright

Item copyright: Status to be assessed

Copying Provisions Copy provided for personal non-commercial use
Source credit to AWM Research Grants Scheme
Description

McInerney speaks of accompanying the 9th Battalion The Royal Australian Regiment (9 RAR) to South Vietnam on board HMAS Sydney, November 1968; personal safety in South Vietnam; a bombing run in an F4 Phantom jet; a river patrol; being ambushed and wounded with United States 3rd Marine Division; having Horst Faas as his mentor; the aims and objectives of his work; the suffering of the Vietnamese people; drug-taking amongst some United States cameramen.
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