• Short Summary

    Recently arrived in Cyprus as Director of Military Operations, Major-General Darling was soon at work hunting out EOKA terrorists.

  • Description

    Recently arrived in Cyprus as Director of Military Operations, Major-General Darling was soon at work hunting out EOKA terrorists. His "Operations New Broom" made a clean sweep of the Kithrea area, a black spot for bomb raids and ambushes. Men of the Cyprus Police, the Irish Guards and the Parachute Regt., took part,
    At the village of Neokhorio, near Kithrea, a hooded Greek-Cypriot peered through the gun list of a Ferret armoured car at a mass identification parade. Male villagers were paraded in front of vision the troops released that person. When he shouted, "Black", the Cypriot was led to the barbed wire "cage" and detained as a suspect.

    The operation was directed personally by Major-General Darling resulted in the discovery of several arms dumps and the arrest of many suspects.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2H2YLN7U2P5W06LBEYK81CRBK
    Media URN:
    VLVA2H2YLN7U2P5W06LBEYK81CRBK
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/10/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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