Story: Cold War

Kiwis in Korea

New Zealand served as part of a 16-nation United Nations force in South Korea aimed at checking and repelling its invasion by communist North Korea. This 1951 newsreel clip shows New Zealand artillery men serving in the war.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Kiwis in Korea. National Film Unit, 1951

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Gerald Hensley, 'Cold War - Beyond Europe, 1949 to 1955', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/32695/kiwis-in-korea (accessed 30 March 2020)

Story by Gerald Hensley, published 20 Jun 2012