• Short Summary

    Man of the 45 Commando, Royal Marines in four helicopters went through a tough battle exercise on June 24 at Caraolos Camp in the Famugusta area, Cyprus.

  • Description

    1.
    L.V. HELICOPTERS COMING IN.


    2.
    L.V. SMOKE BOMB SIGNAL.


    3.
    S.L.V. HELICOPTER LANDING.


    4.
    SIDE V. TROOPS LEAVING THE HELICOPTER.


    5.
    S.T.V. SOLDIER WITH BREW.


    6.
    S.C.U. DITTO.


    7.
    S.L.V.PAN SOLDIERS RUNNING FORWARD.


    8.
    S.V. TROOPS TAKING UP FORWARD POSITIONS IN WOODS.


    9.
    S.C.U. DITTO.


    10.
    S.V. DITTO.


    11.
    S.V. TROOPS ON LANDING FIELD TAKING OUT BARBED WIRE.


    12.
    BACK V. DITTO.


    13.
    S.V. TROOPS IN THE WOODS.


    14.
    S.T.V. SOLDIER IN FIRING POSITION.


    15.
    L.V. LINE OF TROOPS IN PROSTATE FIRING POSITION.




    Initials JRG M.R./P.B.



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Man of the 45 Commando, Royal Marines in four helicopters went through a tough battle exercise on June 24 at Caraolos Camp in the Famugusta area, Cyprus.

    The helicopters carried six men each. At touchdown, the Marines disgorged to leap into battle position, watched by senior officers.

    General Sir Campbell Hardy, Commandant General, Royal Marines, arrived in Nicosia on June 26.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAADLMQPTA7N4UH607BW0JCCK37
    Media URN:
    VLVAADLMQPTA7N4UH607BW0JCCK37
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/06/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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