Operation Desert Shield Compilation
Various shots, helicopters flying across just above the ground, fighter plane, AWAC, tank crossing sand with American flag flying, bombs exploding in desert, American soldiers running across sand, soldiers shooting automatic rifles, LS of missile being fired at night and in black sky, WS explosion beyond horizon, artistic shot of sun in clouds. Montage - aircraft being launched from carrier deck day and night, at dusk a MS of tank in sand and a helicopter flying over, shot from inside over the helicopter gunner looking out, shot down to pilot under plane canopy, airman cleaning the canopy, soldiers loading and firing a cannon, shots of aircraft landing on carrier. Soldiers crouched behind a concrete block wall, CU soldier on hand held radio, CU soldiers firing 50 caliber machine gun, CU American flag flying, CU pilot of plane signaling with hands up and then salute and turn to camera and then plane is launched from carrier, various shots of crew launching activities, POV from plane as it does flying rolls, various close shots of tanks, missiles and cannons being fired. Shots of air carrier activity, nighttime activity, lighted stream from airplane jet, dim shots of nighttime launches showing water spays to minimize fire hazard, light from aircraft jets at night, light from cannon muzzle blast at night, explosions in distance at night, a B55, shot of warplane and POV behind pilot as he scans around, soldiers at dawn against sky background and helicopter moving across, soldiers standing in sand at half light and helicopter landing stirring up a cloud of dirt, POVs of helicopters flying low toward the camera. helicopter gun camera video of Blackhawk and Cobra's firing Hellfire missiles - Various shots of pilots computer aiming screen (target screen), helicopter flying, firing missiles, pilots screens showing bombs exploding, POVs of bombers launched showing jets alit, a Humvee, CU of a launch crewman, shot of helicopters lined side by side on the deck, shot of soldiers around a home made sign on wall “101st -- Hi Mom - Send Beer- and many other messages”, home made sign “S-1 – 1st BN – 101st AVN – EXPECT NO MERCY – and a large motif drawing centered”. Various shots of helicopters on the ground, helicopters flying, CU pilot, POVs from air of battleships and an oil refinery, shot of air crew waving to camera, CU pilot of air tanker and it fueling fighter planes, helicopters flying low at camera, MS of prop plane engines, CU of camel’s head as it looks to the camera. Various shots, cannon muzzle firing, side view of line of tanks, CU of a hot soldier in t-shirt, head scarf and rifle slung on shoulder, CU of 50 caliber ammunition, 3 soldiers picking up long missile off cart, various shots of army trucks and personnel carriers, soldiers in camouflage suits walking, one drinking water from a bottle, soldiers pushing a large helicopter, combat airport scenes, tanks lined up, and various scenes of soldiers, tanks and aircraft in a variety of actions. Good action shots. Shot of fighter plane in sky, POVs from cockpit as plane flies low over desert as the horizon tilts as plane turns right and left, some 90 degree banks and rolls, POVs of helmeted pilot bouncing around in cockpit, POVs from rear as plane flies. Various shots, POV from inside one helicopter to another while flying, 2 soldiers in camouflage walking, CU soldier wiping sweat from head with his sleeve, soldiers walking in heat, CU sitting in circle showing hand with cigarette, standing in a group, CU under a camouflage net, CU against a tank, sign “Hard Luck Café – Kuwait City – Under new management.”, side view of line of tanks, CU soldier reading letter and one sleeping, silhouette of soldier against the sand, soldier relaxing on a cot on the sand, soldier holding a t-shirt “Desert Shield 90”, shots of soldiers relaxing and writing letters, home made sign post pole with many wood direction slats, artistic shot of sun in the clouds over the desert, CU of soldier with covered head, POV over GI with slung rifle watching aircraft fly by, shot down over tents, other shots of soldiers sleeping, looking at pictures from home, artistic LS of soldier walking at dusk, CU of American flag from back so stars are at right top, POV over airman out the open back of plane, artistic shot of soldier silhouetted in LS out over desert at sunset with low sun in sky, shot of battleship cannons firing, army cannons firing, army trucks in desert, shadow of flying helicopter on the desert sand, quick CU’s of soldiers, shot down at mass of soldiers, artistic shot of helicopter flying across setting sun, Christmas tree Artistic shot of silhouetted mountain, rosy clouds and blue sky, soldiers sleeping in whatever shade, clouds moving across the moon, soldiers carrying wounded on stretcher, CU of soldier showing picture that he has in his helmet, Silhouette of soldier with rifle, CU sleeping, Women soldiers wave to camera, artistic shot across desert to clouds on the far horizon and blue sky, many quick CU’s of soldiers, soldiers carrying packs go to Huey helicopter, CU of paper “We Miss You Daddy”, soldier in desert reading letter, soldier silhouetted in desert. CU of soldier saying, “Let’s rock and roll and get the job done now”. Various shots of cannons firing from land, from battleships from tanks, missile firing, soldiers firing rifles, missiles from different launch sites, shots of different military aircraft, soldiers shooting from helicopter, rolling over on ground and shooting rifles in combat, many varied shots of combat flying and shooting, high speed shots of aircraft and tanks, explosions, high flames, line of helicopters taking off together, silhouette B55 taking off, Iraqi’s surrendering to soldiers, sign “Welcome to Iraq”, POWs sitting on the ground with hands on heads, POWs in a line, Iraqi’s waving flags to camera with shots of some dead Iraqi soldiers and destroyed vehicle, sign hanging from bridge “Blood for Freedom !(in red) – Welcome Allies Forces”, soldiers burying bodies in shallow graves, CU of soldier holding a picture of Saddam Hussein to the camera. POV over gun out window of helicopter flying, POVs from helicopter of Highway of Death down a highway in desert littered with vehicles as far as the eye can see, various CU’s of the wrecks, soldiers carrying captured rifles, shot of covered dead body and CU of a photograph of an Iraqi, shots of bodies in destroyed vehicles and on ground and destroyed armament, shots of oil tanks on fire, CU of Hussein statue and Iraqis burning Iraq money at night, more explosions, Saddam atrocities exposed with soldier showing Iraqi torture chamber and torture equipment, gruesome pictures of many torture victims, torture tools, CU of injuries to back of a recent victim, Iraqis burying a body, shots of an Iraqi graveyard and activity, an Iraqi film showing a firing squad execution, shots of bodies in a morgue, many Iraqi prisoners sitting on the ground, Iraqi men crying, sitting on a tank and waving, prisoner being taken and other prisoners being guarded, shot of women and children in the desert (refugees), in trucks, shots of American soldiers throwing food to the refugees. A shot of a truck stopping and a soldier jumps out and throws a food package to a child. Shots of large groups of refugees walking, CU of some faces, arms waving from bus, many other refugee shots and a CU of a man hugging a woman with the words “Friendship” on his sleeve. Various shots of oil well fires, from the air, from the ground, CUs and LSs of the flames and smoke, equipment to put out fires, a sign on one “Boots & Coots Tushhog”, equipment and men in action putting out the fires and capping the wells, many CU’s of some of the tasks, last shot of man turning wheel to close valve to stop oil gushing from pipe. Many various short shots of activity on aircraft carrier- jets taking off and landing, CU’s of pilots and action shots of launch crew. Shots of helicopters, CU down onto a Huey’s rotating blade hub. POVs of planes flying over, pilot’s eye view as he does rolls, over his helmet as he bounces and looks around, up to the underside of over flying plane showing jet intakes, gas tank pods under wings and missiles and screens of missiles hitting targets. shots down onto an Iraqi road in the desert with thousands of destroyed and abandoned vehicles, down onto a flatbed truck carrying missiles, Great montage of aircraft carrier and planes - quick shots of planes launched from carrier and planes landing, deck crew in action, CU’s of pilots as planes are launched, CU of sign “Beware of Jet Blast, Propellers and Rotors”. Many CU’s from different angles of launch and landings, shot up at fighter plane doing a roll, POV to plane at side flying in formation. Shot of men throwing live hand grenades out over a tank, a uniformed woman show the small crater made, shot of various types of grenades as she points out percussion and fragmentation, shows how to pull pin and throw, counts to three and bang, while in the background oil wells on fire. Shot of man and woman throwing grenades and the explosions can be seen.
Location, Middle East
Video formatmini dv
KeywordsOperation Desert Shield, Operation Desert Storm, Gulf War, first Gulf War, Baghdad Gulf War, highway of death, oil fires, Harrier Jet, F-14 Tomcat, Aircraft launch from carrier