John McGowan 3 RAR Veteran: Developing techniques

Posted on: Mon 6 Apr 2020

Army life in 1968 looked ‘so darned exciting’ to outdoorsy type 17year old John.   A tour of duty in Vietnam was to colour that outlook, but it didn’t come to full recognition until much later when the Vietnam experience had already impacted severely on John’s life, and he’d developed techniques to hide it.  His wife told him to write about it…   As Leaves Are Prey To Wind.

Interviewer Helen Meyer

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