SCENES AT FOB INKERMAN, JANUARY 2009 (TAPE 2) [Allocated Title]
Operations of Y Company, 45 Commando Royal Marines, at Forward Operating Base Inkerman in the Upper Sangin Valley during Operation Ghartse Palang.
Members of 8 Troop, Y Company on patrol. During the patrol, Royal Engineers prepare a controlled explosion in a pit where captured Taliban ordnance has been placed; a search for further ordnance continues. Final preparation: lengthy static shot prior to detonation.
FOB Inkerman: 8 troop receives briefing ("battle orders") before preparing kit in their (basic) tented accommodation. Marines talk about their experiences in the Sangin area and at FOB Inkerman. General views: accommodation, showers, memorial, landscape as seen from sangar, PT (boxing, running), large screen television in tent (Sam Sparro music video on BFBS), gymnasium, galley. (NB the term "making a wet" means brewing a drink; "scran" is a term for food.)
ROYAL MARINES VIDEO PRODUCTION UNIT SHOTSHEET
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