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

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  • BFA 2389
Production date
2003-04-22
Place made
GB
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film
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Water distribution and patrols on the streets of Basra, Iraq, with 1st Battalion the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers.

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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.

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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

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

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06-00-00-00 Tonew & Bars

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06-00-37-00 GVs Water Distributin Point

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06-06-26-00 IV Lt Robert Capbell

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06-07-41-00 IV LCPl Andre Haydon

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

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06-11-16-00 GV Warrior in Basrah

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

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

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06-30-18-18 Warrior patrol

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06-39-18-18 IV Lt Tom Kibble

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