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    Unissued / Unused material.


    Various good shots of Spitfire aeroplanes taking off from airfield. C/U boot washed up on beach. L/S bombed house. C/U soldier loading his gun. M/S as locals greet the soldiers. C/U children looking out of window at camera. Various shots of American soldiers playing poker dice. L/S soldiers walking down the road. M/S propellor spinning round on aeroplane. M/S as American soldiers walk through town. M/S British soldier standing next to truck which has 'Don't wave girls we're British' written on the side. M/S as he shovels earth into the truck.

    M/S landing craft rolling up onto beach. M/S British soldiers getting water from the well and washing their clothes. C/U's of another soldier shaving. Various shots as stores are brought out of hold and put onto DUKW then ferried ashore. M/S soldier slicing bread. M/S line of soldiers sleeping. M/S others practising putting on bandages. M/S two soldiers digging sand out near beach. M/S other listening through headphones to instructions.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:11:00 / 01:34:20:00
    UN 991 C
    Sort Number:
    UN 0991 C
  • Appears in...

    War & Revolution
    BREAD/MEAT - FRONTLINE/KITCHENS FRONTLINE MASTER ORDER Spitfire spitfire general RS D-Day Research D-Day Letters Enigma Don 01
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The footage seen here is all shot by Dick Hoar of the Special Coverage Unit (SPECOU).

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