Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/VEGA-boarded-by-French-commandos-in-Moruroa-27MZIF2PMHQ9.htmlConceptually similarDavid McTaggart in Hospital in South PacificGP0J4MCompleted★★★★★★★David McTaggart in Hospital in South PacificGP02O3LCompleted★★★★★★★VEGA boarded by French commandos in MoruroaGP0SNTReadyForCataloguing★★★★★★★Vega Tour 1973 Crew MembersGP034FGCompleted★★★★VEGA boarded by French commandos in MoruroaGP0ZNTCompleted★★★★★★VEGA boarded by French commandos in MoruroaGP08HOCompleted★★★★★★VEGA boarded by French commandos in MoruroaGP0MWDCompleted★★★★★★VEGA boarded by French commandos in MoruroaGP01E24Completed★★★★★★Henk Haazen, Chris Robinson and David McTaggart (Greenpeace's honorary chairman) on VEGA, as the RAINBOW WARRIOR II makes an historic rendezvous with the veteran Greenpeace protest yacht VEGA outsideGP0PNACompleted★★★★View AllGP033K6VEGA boarded by French commandos in MoruroaIn August 1973, the Vega sails into the zone the French government has declared a prohibited area. On 15 August the yacht is boarded by a French navy commando. Nigel Ingram and David McTaggart are beaten up and injured. Ann-Marie Horne (member of the crew) manages to take pictures of the attack and smuggle them off the ship.Locations:French Polynesia-Moruroa-PolynesiaDate:15 Aug, 1973Credit:© Greenpeace / Ann-Marie HorneMaximum size:1526px X 1104pxKeywords:Actions and protests-Day-Fighting-French Government-Greenpeace activists-Greenpeace campaigners-Nuclear (campaign title)-Nuclear weapons testing-Outdoors-Police-SV Vega-ViolenceShoot:Nuclear Action against French Nuclear Testing in MoruroaA sequence of images of French police boarding the VEGA and beating up McTaggart. The SV VEGA was boarded by French commandos in the nuclear test zone of Moruroa during a Greenpeace action to stop the tests.