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Brewery and Social Clubs Give Beer to Troops

Duration: 01:02

First broadcast: 24 February 1980

Clubs in Hemel Hempstead, Newcastle and St Austell get together to show support for soldiers serving in Northern Ireland by sending them 6000 cans of beer. This short news item shows the gift being presented to a grateful Major George Preston who hastens to add that his men are restricted to two drinks a day.

Available since: Wed 6 Mar 2013

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News and Weather News Bulletin

National and regional news bulletin from the BBC. (1980)

First broadcast: 24 Feb 1980

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