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To 161 Bty in Vietnam

40th Anniversary of 161 Bty RNZA in Vietnam

15-17 July 2005

On 15 July 1965, 161 Bty RNZA reported single gun ready in Vietnam. It was the start of a long involvement in the Vietnam War by the New Zealand Artillery. (See New Zealand Artillery in the Vietnam War.) Forty years later, veterans gathered in Palmerston North to celebrate.