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Title:MARINE COMMANDOS RECEIVE A SUPPLY PARA-DROP IN THE SARAWAK BORDER AREA [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ADM 3348
Other titles:POST-WAR NAVAL OPERATIONS - SOUTH EAST ASIA [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Marine commandos on patrol in the Sarawak border area are supplied by para-drop. A dead terrorist provides evidence that the marines are having some success.
Description: Sequence showing a para-drop of supplies into a jungle clearing. Cut to a dead 'bandit' lying on a groundsheet while a cameraman takes a facial photograph for military intelligence. The corpse has been labelled 'B2'. CU of B2's face - blood has run from the nose and mouth. Cut back to scene of local villagers sorting out the dropped supplies and recovering the parachutes. A tractor and a lorry have been pressed into service to collect the supplies from the drop zone. The lorry, heavily laden with supplies and parachutes, is helped over muddy ground by dozer equipped tractor, but drives only a short way before stopping again.