A senior NCO briefing his patrol, Belfast, 1972
Photograph, Northern Ireland (1969-2007), 1972.
Soldiers prepare to leave 'B' Company, 1st Battalion The Royal Regiment of Wales's base at Ardoyne bus depot in Belfast. The patrol stand by their one ton Humber, often known as a 'pig'. The Royal Regiment of Wales was the first British unit to be deployed to Belfast at the start of 'The Troubles' in 1969.
From a collection of nine photographic prints relating to Army operations in Northern Ireland during the 1970s.
NAM Accession Number
National Army Museum, Study collection