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Title Australian Story: The Last Commando - Ep 2 Of 2
Published Australia : ABC1, 2014
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Summary Introduced by The Honourable Quentin Bryce AD CVOThis week's program goes to the 'tip of the spear' with elite commandos trapped in a lethal and protracted gun battle in Afghanistan."It's not like TV, it's not a movie, this is for real" says army chaplain Padre John Sanderson.Earlier this year Corporal Cameron Baird was awarded a posthumous Victoria Cross for his raw courage in the heat of combat. In this concluding episode, his commando colleagues provide a rare, poignant and riveting account of those fatal hours..
Event Broadcast 2014-06-16 at 20:00:00
Notes Classification: NC
Subject Military funerals.
Soldiers -- Conduct of life.
Soldiers -- Death.
Soldiers -- Family relationships.
Victoria Cross.
Australian Capital Territory -- Canberra.
New South Wales -- Sydney.
Form Streaming video
Author Abbott, Tony, contributor
Baird, Brendan, contributor
Baird, Cameron, contributor
Baird, Doug, contributor
Baird, Kaye, contributor
Ben, Corporal, contributor
Bryce, Quentin, contributor
Masters, Chris, contributor
Sanderson, Padre John, contributor
Tyree, Kristina, contributor
Worsley, John, contributor
Worsley, Marjorie, contributor