Our Winter Lecture this month, 50 years ago an Australian Company from 6 RAR on patrol in Phuoc Tuy province in South Vietnam 'bumped' into 2 Regiments of North Vietnamese.
The ensuing Battle of Long Tan saw the NZ Artillery Battery shelling well within the normal limits of friendly troops.
Hear about this Battle from a New Zealand Artillery Officer who took part in the support of this Battle.
Auckland Army HQ, Great North Road, Arch Hill, Grey Lynn, Friday 26 August commencing 1900. Entry through the south building Stairwell door.