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Title:THE ROYAL NAVY IN SIERRA LEONE: LIVEWIRE SEQUENCES [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ADM 6655
Other titles:ROYAL NAVY VIDEOS: 2000s [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Compilation of sequences showing the Royal Navy in Sierra Leone. (Footage selected for television transmission, each section preceded by logo for www.livewire.co.uk)
Description: (Tape 1) (i) Remembrance day service on the deck of amphibious assault ship HMS Ocean. (ii) Senior officers talk about the approach to Freetown and give a sitrep (situation report). (iii) Staged sequence showing an amphibious assault, involving helicopters and landing craft, followed by a montage of scenes (including road convoy). (iv) Aerial shots from helicopter over jungle, jungle patrol shots, scenes on the deck of HMS Ocean with visit by Sierra Leone Officers. (v) Shots of jungle in Sierra Leone.
(Tape 2) Amphibious landing on the Sierra Leone coast (footage from inside rigid raider and landing craft) followed by jungle patrol scenes and visits to village(s).