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Title:42 COMMANDO ROYAL MARINES IN NORTHERN IRELAND, 1992 [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ADM 6839
Summary: Unedited sequences of 42 Commando serving in Northern Ireland.
Description: I. Two Lynx helicopters are prepared on helipad at British army base. Soldiers embark and the helicopters take off.
II. Views of Land Rovers in vehicle park, followed by shots of helicopters returning; they are refuelled and take off again.
III. Sign "HQ Coy 42 Commando Royal Marines".
IV. Silent monochrome shots from remote camera at the top of a tower showing helipad and surrounding countryside (camera also points directly downwards to reveal its mounting).
V. Commandos in full field kit apply cam cream to each other's faces. Weapons check at unloading bay. The commandos make their way to helipad where Puma and Lynx helicopters are waiting.
VI. Commandos gathered at base prior to helicopter pick-up.
VII. Rural patrol drills.
Production Country: GB
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: 25 mins (ca)