161 Battery at Nui Dat - Film

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Film footage of 161 Battery, RNZA in Vietnam, circa 1966. This silent film clip shows the Battery's tent accommodation at Nui Dat, and gun crews firing 105mm L5 Pack Howitzers.

Do you recognise anyone in the film? If so, please post a comment below.


The film was recorded by David Roberts (1937–2005). Reproduced courtesy Marie Roberts


Submitted by vategal on Tuesday, 4 May 2010 - 1:48pm


I think the Gunner who was loading the round into the gun was my Dad - Gunner Mike Maunsell (Baldy). He always wore his hat forward as in the picture. Just looks like Dad.

How to cite this page: ' 161 Battery at Nui Dat - Film ', URL: https://www.vietnamwar.govt.nz/video/161-battery-nui-dat-film, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 27-Apr-2022