British Troops on Patrol in Belfast

British Troops on Patrol in Belfast

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Details

Location

Belfast

Year

1970

Source

British Pathe

Format

16mm

colour

Length

06min 17sec

Silent

silent

Courtesy

British Pathé

Rights Holder

British Pathé

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Description

This newsreel shows houses with the word 'taken' written on them. People in these houses had been interned. Internment was introduced in August 1971 and not suspended until December 1975. See the Civil Authorities (Special Powers) Act (Northern Ireland), 1922 in the Related Documents section for further details.

Notes

Prime Minister Harold Wilson sent British troops to Northern Ireland on 14 August 1969.

Shot List

View of burnt out houses with close-ups of 'taken' and '38 taken Delaney' written in white paint on the front of houses. Various shots of British troops on foot patrol in residential areas.

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