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  Matthew's Diaries
Updated 13 April 2003, 14.44

Ex-Newsround reporter Matthew Price is out in the Gulf on the British aircraft carrier HMS Ark Royal.

He's sending regular reports about life on board, and how the war is going from the heart of the action.


Back on land



Watching Saddam topple



Boredom on board!



Getting to sleep can be difficult



Matthew checks out the ship's laundry room



New arrivals on board the Ark Royal



Matthew visits Iraq



The crew are missing home



Matt's trip off the ship



Matthew's joke on board



Matthew's missing his home comforts



Friends say goodbye to lost crew



Matthew's taken up aerobics



Matthew's losing track of what day it is



Matthew can't understand a word the sailors say!



The secrecy surrounding war reporting



A moving tribute to lost soldiers



Shock on board after the helicopter crash



Inside the Command Room



War starts: the tragedy of loss



Fears of gas attacks



Matthew tells us about trying to report from a warship



Getting ready for war



Comic Relief isn't forgotten on Ark Royal



Getting used to life at sea



What life is like on board the Ark Royal



Arriving on the ship



The journey to Ark Royal




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