Sergeant Arthur Edward Jackson the non-commissioned officer commanding 11 Platoon, D Company, 5th Battalion The Royal Australian Regiment (5RAR), South Vietnam 1969, interviewed by Major Ernest Ross-Smith

Accession Number S03651
Collection type Sound
Measurement 3 min 10 sec
Object type Oral history
Physical description 1/4 inch sound tape reel; KODAK; 3 3/4 ips/9.5 cm.s; mono; 7 inch
Maker Jackson, Arthur Edward
Ross-Smith, Ernest
Date made 15 April 1969
Access Open
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975
Copyright

Item copyright: Commonwealth of Australia copyright

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Description

Between 3-19 April 1969 D Company 5RAR participated in Operation Overlander in Long Khanh in the Bien Hoa and Phuoc Tuy Provinces of South Vietnam. Sergeant Jackson describes the incident on Good Friday morning when 11 Platoon came across an enemy bunker system which was engaged. The ensuing battle lasted four hours.
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