More than 40 years have passed since Britain fought a secret war in Oman. Former Major Nicholas Ofield has returned for the first time since the conflict to retread his battlegrounds with his son, filmmaker Tristan Ofield. This blog contains excerpts from the production diary Tristan kept during filming.

Saturday, 8 November 2014

Nottingham Screening

The second public screening of Operation Oman is taking place at the Broadway Cinema in Nottingham, Sunday 16th, 12:15pm. Tickets are £8. Proceeds from the screening will be going to the Royal British Legion. 

Tickets can be purchased here

Tuesday, 18 March 2014

Disco Knees

Colonel Mike Ball, British Armed Forces, explains the unnerving reaction to mortar fire.

Wednesday, 12 March 2014


We've set up a YouTube channel. In the build up to the documentary being completed we will be releasing short interview clips.

In this clip Colonel Mike Ball, British Army, talks about a war that was a little piece of magic.