Story: Asian conflicts

Kayforce training, Waiōuru, 1950

The 1950 National Film Unit newsreel K-force shows an early contingent of Kayforce carrying out artillery training at Waiōuru. Kayforce was the New Zealand contingent that served in Korea. The battery is shown training on 25-pounder guns, which were standard weapons of the New Zealand artillery in the Second World War.

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Reference: K-Force. National Film Unit, 1950

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Ian McGibbon, 'Asian conflicts - Kayforce', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 February 2020)

Story by Ian McGibbon, published 20 Jun 2012, updated 27 Feb 2016