Danny Blomeley - A basic understanding

Running time
39 sec
Date made
Department of Veterans' Affairs


As a 23-year-old and being, I suppose, what you call a fairly alpha type. You really didn't delve into the politics or geopolitical side of what was going on in the world. It was more about the opportunity to be able to serve in an active space.

So I was aware of Cambodia being formally named Kampuchea prior to the Pol Pot regime of '75 to '78 and the genocide that subsequently occurred in Cambodia, but that was about it. And I was aware that they were by the Paris Peace Accord, they were trying to instigate democratic constitution via democratic election. But that was about it.

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