New Zealand Surgical Team member, Peter Skidmore, talks about the treatment of injured Viet Cong soldiers at the Provincial Hospital in Qui Nhon.
V Company veteran, Guv Grey, talks about the dangers of the M16 anti-personnel land mine - known amongst Australian and New Zealand troops in Vietnam as a 'jumping jack'.
‘Get what you can, when you can, wherever you can'. This was the brief given to Noel Bell prior to his deployment to South Vietnam as a photographer for the New Zealand Army.
Ken Treanor served two tours in Vietnam with the 1st New Zealand Services Medical Team (1968-1969) and the New Zealand Surgical Team (1972-1973). Read about his experiences here.
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New Zealand military personnel and civilian volunteers served in the jungles, skies, hospital wards, training camps, and offices of South Vietnam from 1963 to 1975.
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~This book review was originally done for the W3 Coy website; however, there is an issue in the review that deserves a wider audience and further attention.
I had just returned from R&R and was waiting in Nui Dat for a flight out to 2Pl W3 when someone fingered me to quickly join a Force Signals Sqn
Te Hononga O Tumatauenga O Vietnam: We are physically, 'socially' and spiritually a connection of the god of war of Vietnam.
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Yes that is Dave Kelsey :)
Dear Mr Stock
I just wanted to say thankyou for the photo's of W3. My father is Graeme McConkey and for many year's I have wanted to know what my father went though while in Vietnam, because of you and your photo's I now know. So thankyou and the rest of W3 company for bringing my dad home safely.
Ps Have know idea if I am allowed to say or write this here sorry.