Australian Naval History Podcasts Released
The Australian Centre for the Study of Armed Conflict and Society (ACSACS) is in the process of producing a number of fascinating Podcasts, each of which tells a story of a facet of RAN history. The Centre has partnered with the University of New South Wales for this endeavour.
The most recent Podcasts cover aspects of the RAN Helicopter Flight Vietnam, including Preparations to Deploy and Operations, Command and Logistics, and Families Back Home and the Legacy of the Flight.
Other podcasts are in production and will be released when available, including one on the RAN’s role in Korea.
Podcasts currently available are:
Episode 1: HMAS Sydney in the Mediterranean.
Episode 2: The HMAS Sydney-Kormoran Action.
Episode 3: The RAN DDGs in Vietnam. Their war service and their impact.
Episode 4: The DDGs in Vietnam – Technical & Logistics Matters.
Episode 5: The DDGs in Vietnam – Through the lens of a Junior Officer and a Junior Sailor.
Episode 6: The RAN in the Malaysian Emergency & Confrontation.
Episode 7: The RAN Helicopter Flight in Vietnam: Preparations to Deploy and Operations.
Episode 8: The RAN Helicopter Flight in Vietnam: Command and Logistics.
Episode 9: The RAN Helicopter Flight in Vietnam: Families back home and the legacy.
The ACSACS is a group of leading practitioners, research fellows and student interns engaged in a range of research and teaching activities. Most of those responsible for the production of the above Podcasts are themselves ex-RAN, supported by experts in the field of each subject.
You can access each Podcast at no charge here.