Rodney Simpson during Operation Hammersley

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Rodney Simpson during Operation Hammersley, February 1970

Wayne Radavanovich, Michael (Brutus) Brunton, Rodney Simpson and Lieutenant Angus Rivers pictured with a can of New Zealand-made condensed milk (foreground) found amongst enemy stores in the Long Hai hills during Operation Hammersly, February 1970.

Rodney Simpson was part of New Zealand artillery Forward Observation Group attached to Charlie Company, 7RAR. Listen to Rodney describe finding the condensed milk here.


Image courtesy Rodney Simpson

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