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Title: Irish Life and Lore Dublin South County Collection 1: Walter Hegarty, John Gorman, Leo Quinlan and Michael Whelan
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Authors: O'Keeffe, Maurice
Hegarty, Walter
Gorman, John
Quinlan, Leo
Whelan, Michael
Keywords: Battle at Jadotville
The Congo
Irish Army
military history
Issue Date: 7-Jul-2008
Publisher: Maurice and Jane O' Keeffe
Description: Oral history interview. Walter Hegarty, Galway; John Gorman, Moate; Leo Quinlan, Galway and Michael Whelan, South Dublin. Subject: The Battle of Jadotville - the Real Story. This documentary is based on events surrounding the controversial battle at Jadotville in the Congo in 1961. The interviewees are Sergeant Walter Hegarty (retired), Corporal John Gorman (retired), Leo Quinlan (U.N.) and Michael Whelan, military historian and serving member of the Irish Defence Forces. All four men participate in relating this important chapter in the history of the Irish army in the Congo. The length of this recording is forty four minutes and thirty six seconds.
Appears in Collections:Irish Life and Lore South Dublin County Collection
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