Osmar White, war correspondent, interviewed by Peter Jepperson for The Keith Murdoch Sound Archive of Australia in the War of 1939-45

Accession Number S00981
Collection type Sound
Measurement 1 hr 11 min
Object type Oral history
Physical description audio cassette; TDK AD90; mono
Maker White, Osmar
Jepperson, Peter
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Templestowe Lower
Date made 14 April 1990
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

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Copying Provisions Copy provided for personal non-commercial use
Source credit to The Keith Murdoch Sound Archive of Australia in the war of 1939-45
Description

Osmar White, war correspondent, interviewed by Peter Jepperson for The Keith Murdoch Sound Archive of Australia in the War of 1939-45. He discusses journalism; War Correspondent; Melbourne Sun; Keith Murdoch intervention; propaganda; censorship; Moresby bombing; Sydney Telegraph; Daily Express, London; New Guinea; Vietnam: Green Armour – Book; Japanese tactics; .303 rifles; Damien Parer; Kokoda Campaign; 2/14th Battalion; uniform and gear; Owen Stanleys; Militia; the enemy being beaten by the landscape; Catching Malaria; Reporting on the American Fleet; Saratoga; Admiral Halsey; Wounded in a bombing; Orthopaedic surgeons; Chester Wilmot; George Johnston; 4th Armoured Division of Patton's Third Army; Surrender; Nuremberg Trials.

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