Captain Robert John O'Neill as the Intelligence Officer 5th Battalion The Royal Australian Regiment, South Vietnam 1966-1967, interviewed by Major Lance Logan

Accession Number S03492
Collection type Sound
Measurement 6 min 42 sec
Object type Oral history
Physical description 1/4 inch sound tape reel; KODAK; 3 3/4 ips/9.5 cm.s; mono; 7 inch
Maker O'Neill, Robert John
Logan, Lance
Date made 1966
Access Open
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975
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Description

O'Neill speaks of his role as the Intelligence Officer 5th Battalion The Royal Australian Regiment; evaluating sources and seeking information; the cover plan for Operations Yass and Hayman - the cordon and search of Lang Phuoc Hoa, followed by the search and destroy operation on Long Son Island, with pre-operation reconnaissance facilitated by the South Vietnamese Navy; the success of these operations in capturing a significant number of Viet Cong.
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