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Title Australian Story: The Blue Beret - Ep 2 Of 2
Published Australia : ABC1, 2010
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Summary In 2006, Australian Defence Force Captain Matina Jewell was undertaking her fifth overseas mission, stationed on the disputed Lebanon-Israeli border as an unarmed UN peacekeeper.Just before she was due to complete her assignment at the remote UN base, war broke out between Israel and the Hezbollah.Caught up in the middle of the war, Matina Jewell was seriously injured during a dangerous transit through the middle of the conflict to reach the UN's coastal headquarters in Lebanon.Part Two of The Blue Beret explores the ongoing battle she faced at home in Australia once it became clear her days as a career soldier were over
Notes Closed captioning in English
Event Broadcast 2010-05-31 at 20:00:00
Notes Classification: NC
Subject Home economics -- Planning.
Veterans -- Social conditions.
Women soldiers -- Psychology.
Form Streaming video
Author Breen, Bob, contributor
Condon, Andrew, contributor
Isolani, Greg, contributor
Jewell, Clent, contributor
Jewell, Matina, contributor
Jones, Caroline, host
Laws, Kevin, contributor
Tillett, David, contributor