British officer commanded A Coy, 2nd Bn Parachute Regt during Falklands War, 1982
REEL 1 Recollections of operations as officer commanding A Coy, 2nd Bn Parachute Regt during Falklands War, 1982: voyage from GB to Ascension Island aboard Norland, 4/1982; preparations for campaign on route southwards; memories of Don Ellerby; character of landings at San Carlos Water; move onto positions on Sussex Mountain; question of ease of landings and reaction to being over flown by Argentinean aircraft; morale during five day wait on Sussex Mountain; obtaining permission from Colonel Herbert 'H' Jones to actively patrol from Sussex Mountain; Recollections of operations as officer commanding A Coy, 2nd Bn Parachute Regt during Battle of Goose Green, 1982: Colonel Jones' original plan for attack on Goose Green; question of aim of operation to attack Goose Green; role of company in capturing Coronation Point; problem of not having indirect fire support.
REEL 2 Continues: reaction of commanding officer to slow progress of operation; attack on Darwin Hill; role of NCOs in capture of Darwin Hill; role in attack on Darwin Hill; role of Corporal Dave Abols using anti-tank weapon; capture of Darwin Hill; death of Colonel Herbert 'H' Jones and Major Chris Keeble's taking command; John Crosland's role at Boca Hill; Major Chris Keeble's persuading of Argentineans to surrender; reaction to having been in action; role of Colonel Jones in inspiring unit; opinion of Argentinean resistance and unit morale; reception by civilians in Goose Green. Recollections of operations as officer commanding A Coy, 2nd Bn Parachute Regt during Falklands War, 1982: move by helicopter to Bluff Cove/Fitzroy area.
REEL 3 Continues: arrival at Fitzroy; effect of Argentinean Air Force attacks on Sir Galahad; attack on Wireless Ridge, 13/6/1982-14/6/1982; fire support for attack on Wireless Ridge; importance of motivating troops during attack; arrival of Max Hastings and move into Port Stanley; opinion of Argentinean equipment; memories of Robert Fox and David Norris; problems of crossing terrain; treatment of Argentinean POWs; end of campaign and contacting GB; reaction to arrival of David Chaundler; change in attitude after serving in Falklands War.