Wednesday, 4 September 2019 - 2:23pm

Images and impressions of South Vietnam as captured and remembered by Corporal JB Richdale, RNZEME, 161 Battery, RNZA, June 1969 until June 1970. A personal view: Tales of a Soldier/Tradesman (PDF)

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.