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Summary: Film, introduced by Captain Guy Morgan DSO, charting how a naval assault task force could be deployed. Footage is based on the exercise "Dark Night".
Description: The film shows: scenes of war in South-East Asia; a conference of United States officials summing up tactics; the Royal Marine Commandos going on board HMS Bulwark, with footage and discussion of this ship; HMS Victorious, with Sea Vixen landing on the flight deck; the Gannet, now mainly used for anti-submarine patrol; the Royal Fleet Auxiliary delivering delivering supplies and fuel; that there is a view to carry out the assault from two separate areas within twenty-four hours and a discussion of the situation at that moment; what exactly a task force is and does; HMS Kent, missile destroyer; flying over the jungle and men landing from helicopters with everything going as planned; the reason for a task force and the importance of combined operations, and the men planning the next move and talking of the important role that the Navy still has to play.