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'There's something but we cannot define it' - PTSD

Tuesday, 24 June 2014 - 1:48pm

There is something but we cannot define it.

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Vietnam gunner - Terry Farrell

Monday, 16 June 2014 - 1:35pm

My name is Terence John Farrell. I enlisted in the Royal New Zealand Artillery in 1967 and did one tour to Vietnam during 1968-1969.

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Vietnam gunner - Terry Farrell

Monday, 16 June 2014 - 1:35pm

My name is Terence John Farrell. I enlisted in the Royal New Zealand Artillery in 1967 and did one tour to Vietnam during 1968-1969.

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Vietnam gunner - Terry Farrell

Monday, 16 June 2014 - 1:35pm

My name is Terence John Farrell. I enlisted in the Royal New Zealand Artillery in 1967 and did one tour to Vietnam during 1968-1969.

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Wounded in Vietnam - Paul Campion

Friday, 28 March 2014 - 9:05am

I was wounded on 20 August 1970. I had joined the army as a Tankie and later transferred to 161 Battery for an overseas tour in South Vietnam, 12 months in country.

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FSB Toby

Monday, 27 January 2014 - 11:54am

While 161 Battery was in South Vietnam one of the best chess players was Sergeant Heta Tobin, (Ngapuhi). As a chess player, Heta was brilliant, and his reputation was well known.

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Pastures Green - Poem

Thursday, 9 January 2014 - 1:03pm

Written after the announcement by Keith Holyoake that New Zealand will contribute troops to Vietnam. Pastures green, poppy fields, graves for soldiers fallen. A wooden cross marks a resting place, a thousand miles from loved ones.

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Ambush! - Poem

Thursday, 9 January 2014 - 12:42pm

Poem written by Mike Subritzky in 1970. Young Kiwi soldiers, lying so quietly, merged into the rotting jungle floor. Spaced in a line, rifles in hand, machine guns steady, silent and still.

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