Story: Cold War

Vietnam: Saigon welcome (1st of 3)

Vietnam: Saigon welcome

After sustained urging from its ANZUS partners, New Zealand committed troops to the Vietnam War in 1965. Here the New Zealand Army Detachment Vietnam is welcomed in Saigon. The speaker is Steve Weir, New Zealand's ambassador in Vietnam. 

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Gerald Hensley, 'Cold War - South-East Asia, 1955 to 1975', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/32702/vietnam-saigon-welcome (accessed 23 October 2019)

Story by Gerald Hensley, published 20 Jun 2012