Memories

Thursday, 29 November 2018 - 4:24pm

 

The effects of fifty years is a daunting kind of feeling

I recognised the hill and Luscombe Field’s tarmac sealing

What I once knew as Nui Dat was not so easy to recall

And Whiskey Company’s site was an estimation overall

Thursday, 29 November 2018 - 9:40am

Scotty Wingfield is searching for 41 Squadron’s ‘lost’ Vietnam War Veterans.

Monday, 5 March 2018 - 6:14am

On the 16th November 1968 a malaria reduced and physically exhausted platoon of fifteen (normally 30) men from V3 Coy blundered into an enemy camp and were badly shot up.

Wednesday, 13 September 2017 - 10:38am

Awards for gallantry for Kiwis depended upon what was in the pot left over from the Aussies awards. I didn’t think gallantry medallic recognition was meant to be given according to ‘only three of them; two of them – and maybe one of those in our medal box’ but on the level of gallantry?!

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