ROYAL REGIMENT OF FUSILIERS IN BASRA, 22-23 APRIL 2003 (TAPE 1) [Allocated Title]

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Catalogue number
  • BFA 2389
Production date
2003-04-22
Place made
GB
Subject period
Creator
Category
film

Object description

Water distribution and patrols on the streets of Basra, Iraq, with 1st Battalion the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers.

Full description

I. Water distribution point on roadside in Basra: water is decanted from UNICEF blue tanker. Interviews with Lieutenant Robert Campbell and Lance Corporal Andrew Hayton about the water distribution operation. Interview with local student (Bashir Nasha al-Samari) who thanks the coalition forces and Tony Blair.

 

II. Patrol through Basra: foot soldiers supported by Warrior armoured vehicles. Shots of road from moving Warrior. Foot patrol through railway marshalling yard, the soldiers being followed by curious Iraqi youths. Ordnance is discovered in empty railcars, and nearby wrecked Iraqi armour is inspected. Soldiers talk with Iraqi youth, using phrasecard as translation aid. Further views on board Warrior vehicle as it returns to base. Interview with Lieutenant Tom Kibble about the duties of patrolling (reestablishing confidence with the local people, and searching for abandoned ordnance).

 

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ARMY MOBILE NEWS TEAM SHOTLIST

 

(The following data has been copied, without amendment, from Army Mobile News Team computer files.)

 

06-00-00-00 Tonew & Bars

 

06-00-37-00 GVs Water Distributin Point

 

06-06-26-00 IV Lt Robert Capbell

 

06-07-41-00 IV LCPl Andre Haydon

 

06-09-06-00 IV Local Iraqi at water point

 

06-11-16-00 GV Warrior in Basrah

 

06-20-48-00 Foot Patrol through railway - past burnt out tanks

 

06-27-15-06 Soldiers with locals - practice language skills

 

06-30-18-18 Warrior patrol

 

06-39-18-18 IV Lt Tom Kibble

Physical description

DVCPRO

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