Bill Walker pictured holding machine gun for an unknown New Zealand newspaper article circa 1969, sent to Bill Walker in Vietnam by his mother-in-law in New Zealand.

“‘We were doing a visit to the Vung Tau Air Base on a ‘gun ship’, a Land Rover and machine gun. We’'d gone down there with company 2IC Neville Kidd as an escort to pick up some mail and supplies.”’


Courtsey Bill Walker

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