1982 Lebanon War
Interviewed for MAOHP - 06/03/2018
Reference Code: IE_MA_MAC_006_MAOHP_0025_H
While speaking about the 1982 Lebanon war Ali Saad refers generally to the Irish Battalion at that time. In this clip he speaks about Irish soldiers in Camp Shamrock, Tibnin who had a ship's horn in the camp. When locals heard the horn they would know to take shelter. He also speaks of Irish soldiers giving blood donations, he recalls hearing messages over the speaker system in Camp Shamrock asking for specific blood types. He goes on to discuss the relationships he has developed with many Irish veterans as a result of this shared experience.