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Other titles:THE ROYAL NAVY IN THE GULF, 1990-1991 [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Members of EOD (explosive ordnance disposal) teams tour the burning oilfields in Kuwait.
Description: Close shots of pools of burning oil - soldiers (in desert uniform but no protective clothes) walk around the edges and inspect the area. Burnt-out lorries nearby. Shots from the rear of a moving vehicle show pools of oil in the desert (these have not ignited). Soldiers inspect an abandoned Iraqi tank as wellheads burn fiercely in the distance against a dark sky. Shots of a wellhead which has not been opened or set on fire. Soldiers in the darkness near burning wells - one points out the date and that it is "11.43 in the morning". Scene showing a spectacular oil well blaze about two hundred yards from the camera, followed by further shots of burning wells against a black sky. Final shots show soldiers posing for photograph at dock area.