• Short Summary

    SOLDIERS OF THE PRINCE OF WALES OWN YORKSHIRE REGIMENT TODAY HAD A RUSSIAN 36 GRENADE THROWN AT A MOBILE PATROL.

  • Description


    ROLL NUMBER 1



    PT 1



    FILMS SHOWS SOLDIERS SHORTLY AFTER THE EXPLOSION INVESTIGATING THE AREA AND TRYING TO OPEN UP SHOPS IN YET ANOTHER VAIN ATTEMPT TO CATCH THE KILLER OF TAWAHI



    PT 2



    HMS YARNTON COASTAL MINESWEEPER RESCUED THIRTY ARABS AND SOMALIS FROM GALE BATTERED SINKING DHOW FOURTY MILES FROM ADEN TODAY. IF YARNTON HAD NOT SPOTTED DHOW PASSENGERS WOULD SURELY HAVE DROWNED SAID LIEUTENANT COMMANDER MICHAEL PARSONS, CAPTAIN OF YARNTON. PASSENGERS OF DHOW PAID ONE HUNDRED SHILLINGS EACH FOR VOYAGE TO BERBERA IN SOMALILAND. LOOKOUT ON YARNTON SAW DHOW FLYING WHITE BEDSHEET AS FLAG OF DISTRESS AND TRIED TO TOW DHOW BACK TO ADEN. AMONG OTHER CARGO DHOW HAD A VOLVO MOTOR CAR ON BOARD. DHOW BECAME COMPLETELY WATERLOGGED AND PASSENGERS AND BAGGAGE WERE TAKEN OFF WHEN THE DHOW SANK COMPLETELY.



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    PT 1



    FILM SHOWS SURVIVORS LEAVING HMS YARNTON WITH THEIR SALVAGED PERSONAL BELONGINGS. GROUPS AWAITING BUS TO TAKE THEM BACK INTO ADEN.



    PT 2



    ON THE ROOF OF THE EVACUATED CHARTERED BANK IN CRATER, NOW BEING USED AS THE HEADQUARTERS OF THE FIRST BATTALION ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGH-LANDERS TERRORIST MOTARMEN TODAY SCORED TWO DIRECT HITS KILLING ONE SCOTTISH SOLDIER AND WOUNDING ANOTHER.



    FILM SHOWS GUN EMPLACEMENTS OF IMPACT SPOTS OF MOTAR BOMBS SHRAPNEL AND SHRAPNEL MARKINGS ON WALL AND GENERAL VIEW FROM THE DIRECTION THAT MOTAR WAS THOUGHT TO BE FIRED FROM.




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    Background: SOLDIERS OF THE PRINCE OF WALES OWN YORKSHIRE REGIMENT TODAY HAD A RUSSIAN 36 GRENADE THROWN AT A MOBILE PATROL.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA34NAQ29F2O1EH8GOPPPHKG912
    Media URN:
    VLVA34NAQ29F2O1EH8GOPPPHKG912
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/07/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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