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"I had the M60 machine gun that Rambo carries around with a 100 round belt on it. I thought this is it...I'm a sitting duck here."

A summary of Dennis' story and a brief description of the historical period can be found in the Dennis Milan lesson.


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TITLE: Dennis Milan
INTERVIEWER: Carol McKirdy
INTERVIEWEE: Dennis Milan / staff member
DATE AND LOCATION OF INTERVIEW: 20/3/2009,TAFE NSW Sutherland College Loftus Campus
LENGTH OF RECORDING: 81 minutes
LANGUAGE: English
ACCESS RESTRICTIONS: Nil
ORIGINAL RECORDING HELD AT: Interviewer’s home
RECORDING FORMAT: Digital mp3
KEY THEMES: Vietnam War
Compulsory military service / conscription / an ordinary youth / Singleton Army Camp / jungle training in Canungra
Maintaining army trucks and land rovers / Nui Dat /daily life / army discipline
Active duty in the Mekong Delta, / patrols / Viet Cong ambush, terror
Coming home,discharge January 1971 / return to civilian life / feeling different
Formula 3 Racing team in Europe / competitive sport
SUMMARY: Yes – in the Dennis Milan lesson on this wiki
TRANSCRIPT: No
BRIEF HISTORY: Yes – in the Dennis Milan lesson on this wiki