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Vietnam – Their War, Their Stories
October 8, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
‘Vietnam – Their War, Their Stories’ – Join us from 6:30 for 7:00-8:00pm on Wednesday 10th August when we have as special guests a select group of Vietnam veterans to give their personal reflections, memories and stories of that long war.¬†
The panel format will feature:
- Bruce Davies, MBE, a decorated member of the Australian Army Training Team who worked closely with Vietnamese soldiers over three tours
- Linda George, an entertainer who came to Vietnam to support the diggers and nurses despite the dangers
- Jim Archbold, MM, a military policeman who won a Military Medal while working with the Americans
- Ken Dusting, a RAN signaller working in the escorts for the fast troopship HMAS Sydney.
- The Panel will also be joined by a veteran airman on the night
The presentation will also include context and insights from the Vietnam official historian and MHHV vice-patron, Dr Peter Edwards, AM.
The series of insightful and in-depth military history seminars by Military History & Heritage Victoria Inc. (MHHV) are held at the Pompey Elliott Memorial Hall in the Camberwell R.S.L.