Summary of Katanga Conflict and description of ‘The Tunnel’
Interviewed for MAOHP - 13/10/2016
Reference Code: IE_MA_MAC_006_MAOHP_008_N
In this piece of audio, Corporal Seamus McDermott offers his memories of the Congo in 1961 and discusses 'the Tunnel', which was later the scene of a battle involving Irish soldiers in December 1961. He also discusses some of the reasons for the conflict.