(256989) O'Sullivan, Bernard (Major) [recorded letter]

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Accession Number S01331
Collection type Sound
Measurement 3 hr 10 min
Object type Recorded letter
Physical description 1/4 inch sound tape reel; KODAK 31A1; maxell A35-62; NATIONAL RT-3G; Scotch; TDK Synchro 150; 1 7/8 ips/4.75 cm.s; half track mono; 3 inch
Maker O'Sullivan, Bernard
O'Sullivan, Bernard
Date made 13 April 1968-12 July 1968
Access Onsite use only
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975
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Description

Recorded letters sent to his family in Australia by Bernard O'Sullivan as a lieutenant serving on AV 1356 "Clive Steele", 32 Small Ships Squadron, South Vietnam, 1967-1968.

History / Summary

General news and observations of Vietnam and its people. Life on board Army small ship AV 1356 "Clive Steele". 1. 1968-04-13 Vung Tau, attitudes to Vietnamese, Saigon after the Tet offensive. 2. 1968-05-07 Can Tho, Nha Trang, Restaurants and bar girls. 3. 1968-05-15 at sea, opinions on the war, description of trip to Can Tho with US Special Forces officer. 4. 1968-05-29 Vung Tau, Can Tho markets and morale. 5. 1968-06-10 Cam Rahn Bay, life on AV 1356. 6. 1968-06-20 trip from Nha Trang along the Ban Me Thout road into Viet Cong territory, Cham Temple, 1968-07-12 Vietnamese customs and hospitality.

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