Lieutenant Michael Gunther Deak (AKA Baron Von Berg, Michael Gunther Joseph) as the Officer Commanding Anti-tank Platoon 5th Battalion The Royal Australian Regiment, South Vietnam 1966-1967, interviewed by Major Lance Logan

Accession Number S03488
Collection type Sound
Measurement 4 min 44 sec
Object type Oral history
Physical description 1/4 inch sound tape reel; BASF; 7 1/2 ips/19 cm.s; mono; 5 inch
Maker von Berg, Michael Gunther Joseph Deak
Logan, Lance
Date made 1966
Access Open
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975
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Description

Deak speaks of his role in Operation Queanbeyan, a search-and-destroy operation in the Nui Thi Vai complex of Phuoc Tuy Province, 16-26 October 1966. In 1974 Deak adopted his father's title, and is now known as Michael Gunther Joseph Deak von Berg (Baron von Berg).
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  • Listen to Lieutenant Michael Gunther Deak (AKA Baron Von Berg, Michael Gunther Joseph) as the Officer Commanding Anti-tank Platoon 5th Battalion The Royal Australian Regiment, South Vietnam 1966-1967, interviewed by Major Lance Logan

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