Images: New Zealanders and U.S. Marines commemorate 70th anniversary of arrival of U.S. forces during WWII [Image 3 of 10]
New Zealand Army Sgt. Awanui Melbourne, a carpenter with the 2nd Engineer Regiment, conducts present arms during the sunset ceremony with U.S. Marines at the Parliament House here, June 14. Government and military officials of the United States and New Zealand commemorated the 70th anniversary of the arrival of U.S. forces in Wellington during World War II. Australian and New Zealand forces were conducting heavy fighting in Northern Africa in 1942 while U.S. forces played a significant role in the defense of Oceania. Galvanic Kiwi is a U.S. Marine Corps and New Zealand Army training exchange designed to enhance interoperability and foster military-to-military relations between the U.S. and New Zealand.
This work, New Zealanders and U.S. Marines commemorate 70th anniversary of arrival of U.S. forces during WWII [Image 3 of 10], by Sgt Jacob Harrer, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.
Date Posted:06.19.2012 18:00