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    Roll One.


    1.
    M S 2 wireless operators of the 2nd Battalion - Irish Rangers operating sets at Battalion H.Q.


    2.
    MCS as above but low angle


    3.
    MS 2 men of the Irish Rangers manning a Bren gun position.


    4.
    MS 6 men of the above walking towards camera and through fear (men on patrol)


    5.
    MS 6 as above but trotting.


    6.
    MS 4 R.N. ratings off H.M.S. Cavalier/Caprice guarding H.M.S. Caprice in H.M. Dockyard.


    7.
    CU of 1 rating head and shoulders - standing to the right of the gangway.


    8.
    CU of the rating on the left of the gangway.


    9.
    MCS 2 R.N. ratings guarding the seawall walking towards and into camera - H.M.S. Caprice in background.


    10.
    MS R.N. rating on the roof of a building.


    11.
    CU Sign outside Dockyard gates.



    Shot 12 to end of film - Irish Rangers indefence positions on Windmill Hill and being attacked by R.N. Wessex Mk 5's helicopters in preparation for Marine landings by Wessex.



    Rolls Two and Three 150 feet.



    Royal Marines landing from Wessex helicopters and positioning of attack location. Irish Rangers forming counter attack across Windmill Hill. Close-ups of Royal Marines radio operators at H.Q. and of the Irish Ranger piper. Shot of the Irish Rangers marching through camera.



    Rolls Four 100 feet.


    1.
    LVCPs landing and attacking shore and minesweepers defended by R.N. ratings.


    2.
    R.Ms attacking Dockyard area.


    3.
    Wessex landing troops on rock side.


    4.
    General shots of rick with Marines being flown in.


    5.
    General views of whole exercise.



    Roll Five 40 feet.



    Fly past Gibraltar by 845 Wessex Mk 5. squadron.




    Initials


    All shots taken at night with available light (Shots 6 to 11) the rest at dawn.
    Sorry no better dopesheet was obtained but circumstances prevented any possibility.
    the exercise finished 0715 approx therefore 7241 was used continually.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2YT41JETDQKZCNCXU6N8M4LYS
    Media URN:
    VLVA2YT41JETDQKZCNCXU6N8M4LYS
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/08/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:09:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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