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.

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.