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    Documentation states the security forces are making searches of the Northern Range mountains of Cyprus towards Kyrenia mountains. 12 villages have been on that area on the mountains and the forces carried out searches advancing from three different places of the 10 mile area searching every inch of the mountains for hidden arms and wanted terrorists. Forces took part in these searches are the Light Infantry of the Gordon Highlanders and the Horseguards regiment.

    LS. Army vehicles along dusty road. LS. Army patrols with donkeys. Various shots of troops searching mountain area. MS. Troops fixing telegraph lines. Various, of the Gordon Highlanders searching mountainside. LS. MS. Gordon Highlander with Bren gun looking from mountain top. Good G.V. of mountainous area of Cyprus. MS. Greek Cypriots being unloaded from army lorry. Various shots, R.A.F. fire fighter extinguishing burning car set alight by Turkish Cypriots. MS. R.A.F. fire fighting vehicle. LS. Suspects being rounded up. MS. Soldier sentry with bren gun. Various shots of suspects being rounded up. Various shots, troops entering buildings and searching. Various shots of damaged Greek shops after Turkish riot. Various shots of burnt out car. LS. Suspects herded together. MS. Army pillbox.


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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:55:11:00 / 02:00:18:00
    UN 2838 B
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    UN 2838 B
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    Religion & Politics
    Sara Search Feb British Army Colonial conflicts post-1945 Violence in Cyprus Gordon Highlanders
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