Gunner J.B.T. Kerehona takes a breather in the heat of the day

Gunner J.B.T. Kerehona takes a breather in the heat of the day. The difficult battlefield conditions took their toll on all soldiers. Mental fatigue was a problem for the soldiers – the men valuing any 'down-time' they could get.

See more Gunner Kerehona photos here.

Reference: 

Image courtesy Brent Kerehona

How to cite this page: 'Rest time', URL: http://www.vietnamwar.govt.nz/photo/rest-time, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 28-Apr-2011