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  • Short Summary

    Various shots of British Marines at their camp preparing to go out on hill patrol, searching a villager on the road, setting off into the hills.

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    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Kormakitti, Cyprus

    MS A British soldier passes camp sign: 45 Commando Z Royal Marines. LS The 45th Royal Marines commando unit camp out near Kormakitti, about 25 miles from their base camp at Agirad, and prepare for a 48 hour patrol in the hills. MS Marine hangs out his washing. MS Getting out of his small tent for early patrol. MS Group of marines in their shorts, looking at a map. CU One marine doing his washing. MS and CU Group of soldiers sit at entrance to a tent, handing out supplies and packing their kit bags. MS and CU Guns being checked before leaving. MS Marine shaving by his tent. MS Patrol board their lorry. MS Lorry drives off. LS Lorry drives out of camp for patrol. CU Armed patrol with automatic weapons at roadside MS Two Marines check the horse and cart of a villager and then search him. LS Village street with army truck driving toward camera. MS Patrol and lorry leave main road for hill road. (2 shots). MS Patrol take look at map before setting off on foot. (2 shots). LS Patrol sets off climbing hills.

    Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 12/10/1955.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:17:00 / 01:37:29:00
    UN 2773 E

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