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Thread: Blast from the past: 1RNZIR in Borneo

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    Semper excretia Ryan's Avatar
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    Blast from the past: NZ army in Borneo and South Vietnam

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    Enjoyed that thanks, except maybe the glimpse of Kiwi Keith?

    I guess that was Westmoreland as well? Didn't realise the Yanks had any prominance there.

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    Yup. My old man was over there - his address was in c/o Tracking Unit, Taipang.
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    My uncle went to Malaya (twice IIRC), 'Nam and Borneo.
    Mostly with 1Bn and SAS.
    Have read recent histories, courtesy of the Uncle, of both 1RNZIR and NZSAS.
    Our Armed Services have always 'punched above their weight' and technology/equipment shortages don't seem to have lessened their capabilities.



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