TLF ID R8834
This is an edited sound recording of a former Australian soldier, Graeme Burgess, speaking about the School of Military Engineering (SME) in Casula in western Sydney where he trained in 1967 before being sent to fight in the Vietnam War. Burgess gives details of the type of engineer training provided at the SME. He also describes how the SME tried to prepare soldiers for deployment to South Vietnam by building a model of part of a Vietnamese village. The recording was made in April 2006 and lasts for 1 min 22 s.