15 November 2014

Charity screening of 'Operation Oman: the untold story of a secret war' documentary at the Broadway cinema (16th November)

There is a Royal British Legion charity screening of a documentary film, 'Operation Oman: the untold story of a secret war,' at 12.15pm tomorrow at the Broadway cinema in Nottingham.

The film was made by Nottingham film-maker, Tristan Ofield, about the Dhofar Rebellion in which his father fought between 1969-1975. They returned together in 2011 to make the film, which was the first time his father, Major Nicholas Ofield had been back to Oman in 40 years. It is considered 'Britain’s Secret War', and cost 24 British soldiers lost their lives.

The screening itself will feature an exclusive introduction from Sir Ranulph Fiennes, who both fought in and wrote about the conflict, and will conclude with a Q&A with both Major Nicholas Ofield and Tristan.

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