British Troops Set Up Road Blocks

EXHIBITION : NORTHERN IRELAND 1969

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The British Army set up barricades in the streets after being deployed in Derry.

  • Title
    Troops in Derry
  • 1st Broadcast
    14/08/1969
  • Clip Duration
    00:01:54
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    RTÉ News
  • Clip title
    British Troops Set Up Road Blocks
  • Extended description

    The British Army set up barricades in the streets after being deployed in Derry.

    The army appear in full combat gear, yielding shields and rifles. Barbed-wire fencing is placed across the entrance to certain streets. Many of the police officers in the report are wearing face masks.
     

  • Information

    RTÉ News reports as the British army set up road blocks on the streets of Derry broadcast on 14 August 1969.

  • Local keywords
    Northern Ireland 1969, August 1969, Derry, Londonderry, British Army
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland, Derry
  • Topic
    Wars and Conflict
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ
  • Production year
    1969
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    N3594/0069A
  • IPR restrictions
    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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  • Item type
    part/extract
  • Item colour
    Black and White
  • Item sound
    Mono
  • Aspect ratio
    4:3
  • Language used
    English (eng)
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