Skin in the Game : Australians in Iraq

Accession Number AWM2018.2.4
Collection type Film
Object type Documentary
Maker Boyle, Stephanie
Shaw, Anthony
Australian War Memorial
Date made 2018
Access Open
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC
Source credit to Collected During Curatorial Deployment to MEAO, 2016

What are Australian forces doing in Iraq? This film addresses the question through oral history interviews conducted with 7RAR members before, during and after their deployment to Iraq during Operation Okra, in 2016. Individuals are seen to anticipate their deployment, give insight into their experience while 'in country', and offer reflections upon their return. Featured interviewees are: Michael and Linda Keefe; David McCammon; Christopher Gilmore, Simon Lancaster and Nathan Cooper. Footage and photos by Memorial curators Danielle Cassar, Stephanie Boyle, and Defence photographer, Jake Badior. Interviews conducted by Stephanie Boyle. Editing and co production by Anthony Shaw.

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