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Title:HOSPITAL SHIPS BAHIA PARAISO AND HMS UGANDA [Allocated Title]
Film Number:13K 1042
Other titles:PRODUCTION MATERIAL FOR THE FALKLANDS WAR: THE UNTOLD STORY [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Scenes of the two hospital ships used in the Falklands Conflict, the Argentine Bahia Paraiso and the British HMS Uganda.
Description: Interior of Argentine hospital ship Bahia Paraiso - empty beds, hospital staff in white coats, inspection by officer, patients being brought in. Red Cross medical staff. Medical evacuation helicopters land and take off on Bahia Paraiso (including Royal Navy Wasp). Royal Navy medical staff go on board. British hospital ship HMS Uganda, seen from Bahia Paraiso standing waiting for medical evacuation from one vessel to another. Interiors - casualties being received. Nurses departing on helicopters. Shots onboard HMS Uganda looking at Bahia Paraiso. Falklands Sound: landing craft and British vessels involved in invasion. Vessel, possibly Forrest, which was used to evacuate Argentine wounded to hospital ship. Patrol vessel steams by.