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ID numberF03648
Collection typeFilm
TitleBrigadier Hassett 28 Brigade Malaysia DPR/TV/30
Measurement4 min 58 sec
DownloadDownload video 22.05 MB
Object type
  • Actuality footage
  • Television news footage
Place madeAustralia
Date made1962
DescriptionBrigadier Sir George Francis Hassett answers questions on his reason for visiting Australia. He describes the composition and role of the 28 Brigade Group based in Malaysia. Gives his opinion on how many Communist Terrorists are still active in the region. Describes the living conditions of soldiers and their families living in Malaysia for the two year tour of duty.

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