Social Patrols / Harvest Patrols
Interviewed for MAOHP - 06/03/2018
Reference Code: IE_MA_MAC_006_MAOHP_0025_B
In this clip Ali Saad recalls Irish troops providing 'social patrols' to local farmers at harvest times during dangerous times. He refers to APCs [Armoured Personnel Carriers] and Panhards accompanying farmers with donkeys to the farmers' lands. He refers to Irish soldiers helping to harvest olives to minimise harvesting times.