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Home Fires Burning - National Vietnam Veterans Museum

Friday, 28 September 2012 - 9:34am

A new, permanent installation of Home Fires Burning: New Zealand's Vietnam War is on now on show at the Australian National Vietnam Veterans Museum, Victoria.

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Home Fires Burning - Papakura Museum

Tuesday, 25 September 2012 - 12:50pm

To mark the end of the Vietnam War Oral History Project an exhibition exploring New Zealand's involvement in the Vietnam War was held at Papakura Museum in Auckland, April-June 2012.

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Pioneer who destroyed a long drop

Tuesday, 18 September 2012 - 3:44pm

This is the tale of the W3 Assault Pioneer who destroyed a Nui Dat 'long drop' toilet with a grenade. Pioneers were infantry field engineers, considered very capable around tools, using explosives, and when doing field engineering tasks.

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Pioneer who destroyed a long drop

Tuesday, 18 September 2012 - 3:44pm

This is the tale of the W3 Assault Pioneer who destroyed a Nui Dat 'long drop' toilet with a grenade. Pioneers were infantry field engineers, considered very capable around tools, using explosives, and when doing field engineering tasks.

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Pioneer who destroyed a long drop

Tuesday, 18 September 2012 - 3:44pm

This is the tale of the W3 Assault Pioneer who destroyed a Nui Dat 'long drop' toilet with a grenade. Pioneers were infantry field engineers, considered very capable around tools, using explosives, and when doing field engineering tasks.

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Car park at FSB Tess

Tuesday, 18 September 2012 - 3:30pm

2RAR were thought of as a dull battalion, without imagination, and since lacking in original thought were likely to follow the textbook slavishly. Here's an example of that 'textbook' mentality.

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Car park at FSB Tess

Tuesday, 18 September 2012 - 3:30pm

2RAR were thought of as a dull battalion, without imagination, and since lacking in original thought were likely to follow the textbook slavishly. Here's an example of that 'textbook' mentality.

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'Life is as hard as you make it' - Ruka Hudson

Tuesday, 11 September 2012 - 5:06pm

Triumph or recovery from tragedy can both make a hero, but Opotiki identity Ruka Hudson qualifies on both counts.

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