Ruka Hudson was wounded in Vietnam. Here he is recovering after an operation to amputate his leg at Middlemore Hospital in Auckland. He lost both his legs after a Viet Cong landmine exploded.
Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: EP-Defence-NZ Army, Vietnam-04
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