• Short Summary

    BLUE BEACH, FALKLAND ISLANDS



    Source: B.B.C. 1" VIDEO TAPE

  • Description

    GV/SVs 14 graves of British Royal Marines and paratroopers on Blue Beach in the Bay of San Carlos (7 shots) 0.35
    GV/SV firing unit belonging to the Queen's Own Highlanders and Falkland Highlanders arriving for funeral service (2 shots) 1.00
    GV PAN defence minister John Nott and Civil Commissioner Sir Rex Hunt, and commander of British Forces on the Falklands, Major-General Thorn 1.16
    GVs burial party stand to attention as clergymen read service (2 shots) 1.30
    GV/SVs troops fire funeral salute as coffins are lowered into ground (8 shots) 3.00
    GVs/SVs clergymen requesting one minute silence for the dead, congregation sings 'The Lords Prayer' and soldier sounds Last Post (8 shots) 4.28
    GV wreath laying ceremony (3 shots) 5.09
    GV helicopters and Harrier planes fly past (6 shots) 5.47
    GV/SV Royal Navy party drops a wreath at sea off San Carlos Bay to commemorate the 150 dead from the Navy, who have no marked graves (2 shots) 6.07
    GV/SVs Royal Fleet auxiliary Sir Bedevere weights anchor and departs for England with remaining 64 bodies, while piper plays traditional Scottish lament (5 shots) 6.59
    GVs/SVs 4 soldiers and H. Jones' brother, Commander Tim Jones, placing wreaths on graves (8 shots) 8.04
    Initials


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    Background: BLUE BEACH, FALKLAND ISLANDS



    Source: B.B.C. 1" VIDEO TAPE

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2FYK0IHMXBRSXSS9MWH0UPTA3
    Media URN:
    VLVA2FYK0IHMXBRSXSS9MWH0UPTA3
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/10/1982
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:08:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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