|Collection type||Digitised Collection|
|Physical description||26 Image/s captured|
Peck, John Desmond
Trustees of the Imperial War Museum (IWM)
|Place made||United Kingdom: England|
Second World War, 1939-1945
|Copying Provisions||Digital format and content protected by copyright.|
|Source credit to||This item has been digitised with funding provided by Commonwealth Government.|
Series 11 - Transcripts of interview with Lieutenant John Desmond Peck and the Imperial War Museum, 2000
Collection relating to the Second World War service of VX9534 Lieutenant John Desmond "Johnny" "Des" Peck DCM, 2/7 Australian Infantry Battalion, Second Australian Imperial Force, Australia, Palestine, Greece, Crete, Italy, Switzerland and England, 1939-c. 2000.
This collection contains 12 series.
Series 11 of 12 - Contains 1 wallet containing two copies of an interview with John Desmond Peck, conducted by Heider Egger on behalf of the Imperial War Museum, 8 July 2000. Some topics discussed include: Peck’s childhood; why he chose to remain in Italy helping others escape to Switzerland rather than escaping himself; some of the key elements in Peck’s survival; some of his escape attempts and successes; and the trial in Vercelli.
Only one copy of the transcript has been digitised.