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Title:845 NAVAL AIR SQUADRON IN KUWAIT CITY [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ADM 6478
Other titles:MISCELLANEOUS OLD ADMIRALTY BUILDING TAPES [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Helicopters of 845 Squadron in and around Kuwait City, March 1991.
Description: I. Base of 845 Naval Air Squadron in the desert north of Kuwait City: vehicle park and tents. Sea King helicopters on ground, rotor heads and windows shrouded to prevent entry of sand. Helicopter maintenance and preparations. Open air ablutions.
II. Aerial views of Kuwaiti desert from helicopter, showing tented camp and parked Sea Kings below. Kuwait City from the air: dock areas (damage from the war is evident in the wrecked boats and buildings). Flypast of Kuwait Towers. Further desert shots: aerial views of dug-in tank positions. Cockpit shots and burning oilfields. Ground shot of Sea King - it takes off and flies away.
Production Country: GB
Production Details: Royal Navy (Production sponsor)
Directorate of Public Relations (Navy) Film and Photographic (Production company)
Cutler, David (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations:
Physical Characteristics: Colour format: Colour
Sound format: Sound
Soundtrack language: English
Title language: None
Subtitle language: None
Technical Details: Format: U-matic
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 30; Running time: 20 mins (ca)