apostlesofmercy: Commonwealth troops from New Zealand leave a…

apostlesofmercy:

Commonwealth troops from New Zealand leave a Malayan village northwest of Ber base, circa 27 July 1958, during the Malayan Emergency (1948-1960). Search and Destroy tactics became a large component of the military strategy for commonwealth forces fighting this guerrilla war against a communist insurgency. Similar scenes would soon be seen again in the Far East as American forces entered into the fray of Vietnam.

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