Potential Danger in Germany

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Potential Danger in Germany

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Description

Mr. Dunham describes the activities of NATO’s peacekeepers on the West’s side of the German demilitarized zone, and discusses the potential for conflict in that area.

Robert Dunham

Robert Dunham was born in Chartersville, New Brunswick. He was one of three children. He grew up on his father’s truck farm, and graduated from Moncton High School in 1949. Mr. Dunham enlisted in 1950, and at the urging of his friends, became an electronics technician serving with the Royal Canadian Electrical Mechanical Engineers. His first service overseas was in Korea from 1952 to 1953, where he was on duty just behind the front. He served in Cyprus in 1964, and later was to serve in Germany with the United Nations peacekeeping force. At home, Mr. Dunham served in Val Cartier, Calgary, Gander and Ottawa. He retired with the rank of Chief Warrant Officer.

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Medium:
Video
Owner:
Veterans Affairs Canada
Recorded:
March 8, 2005
Duration:
1:30
Person Interviewed:
Robert Dunham
War, Conflict or Mission:
Canadian Armed Forces
Location/Theatre:
Germany
Branch:
Army
Units/Ship:
Royal Canadian Electrical Mechanical Engineers
Rank:
Warrant Officer
Occupation:
Electronics Technician

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